Los Angeles, CA (Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St)




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About Los Angeles, CA (Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St median real estate price is $358,984, which is less expensive than 68.9% of California neighborhoods and 68.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St is currently $1,331, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 75.1% of California neighborhoods.

Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Angeles, California.

Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St, the current vacancy rate is 3.6%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

What you'll find when you visit or move to this neighborhood is one of the most crowded neighborhoods in all of America. With an incredible 61,472 people per square mile, it is more densely populated than 99.0% of America's neighborhoods.

In addition, the real estate in the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 88.4% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 98.3% of American neighborhoods.

Furthermore, 92.3% of the real estate in the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Also of note, the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 85.9% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (49.8%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (50.8%) than are found in 97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 69.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 85.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood in Los Angeles are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 91.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 59.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood, 50.2% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.3%), and 7.6% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (69.3%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (1.9%). In addition, 50.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 85.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (36.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (30.1%) and 19.1% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Van Nuys Blvd / Rayen St 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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