Los Angeles, CA (S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd)




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About Los Angeles, CA (S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd median real estate price is $343,365, which is less expensive than 71.1% of California neighborhoods and 71.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd is currently $1,272, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 79.0% of California neighborhoods.

S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Angeles, California.

S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd 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 S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.8% in S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 46.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Los Angeles, the S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

The S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (77.2%) than found in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Children living in poverty is one of the challenges facing America, and the world, and in this neighborhood in particular, the problem can be considered acute.

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 S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (55.0%) than are found in 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood has more Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry.

S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 91.2%, which is higher than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, if you like crowded places, then you will probably enjoy the the S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive data analysis, this neighborhood is more densely populated than 96.9% of neighborhoods in the U.S., with 28,239 people per square mile living here. Even if you drive or take transit to your place of employment, many people enjoy being able to walk in their neighborhood. What many people don't realize is that most of America's premier vacation locations are also very walkable. The S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood is among the top 5% of American neighborhoods in terms of walkability.

Furthermore, one of the really unique and interesting things about the look and setting of the S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood is that it is almost entirely dominated by large apartment buildings, such as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments. 70.9% of the residential real estate here is classified as such. This puts this neighborhood on the map as having a higher proportion of large apartment buildings than 95.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

Also of note, the S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd 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 81.5% 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: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 95.9% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 8.6% 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 95.9% of all neighborhoods in America.


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 S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd 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 90.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 77.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 99.0% 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 S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood, 42.9% 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 37.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (10.4%), and 9.2% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

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 S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood in Los Angeles, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (46.3%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (7.5%), and residents who report Sub-Saharan African roots (3.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (1.4%), along with some Armenian ancestry residents (1.1%), among others. In addition, 55.0% 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 S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 66.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English, Korean and African languages.

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 S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (31.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (52.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (38.2%) and 5.1% 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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Los Angeles 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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S Western Ave / W Pico Blvd 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Better than of CA 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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