Los Angeles, CA (Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy)




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About Los Angeles, CA (Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy median real estate price is $225,808, which is less expensive than 85.8% of California neighborhoods and 85.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy is currently $1,398, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 70.6% of California neighborhoods.

Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Angeles, California.

Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy 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 Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy, the current vacancy rate is 1.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 99.4% of the adult residents in the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood do not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated adults than found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 12.8% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 23.0% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 4.6% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact, despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has 40.2% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a higher proportion than 96.0% of American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 54.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 75.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood in Los Angeles are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 75.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 79.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood, 40.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 28.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.6%), and 6.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (54.6%). In addition, 38.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 75.5% of households. Some people also speak English (23.1%).

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.8% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods. However, there is also a significant group of residents (12.8%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (51.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (23.0%) and 12.2% of residents also ride the bus 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Watts Ave / E Imperial Hwy 0.101011101001110
Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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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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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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