Los Gatos, CA (Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd)




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About Los Gatos, CA (Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd median real estate price is $2,579,525, which is more expensive than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd is currently $3,403, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in California.

Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Gatos, California.

Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd are 6.6%, which is lower than one will find in 65.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Gatos, the Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 0.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for California by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in California. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, active retirees and urban sophisticates.

Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 71.9% of the adults living in the Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood has more Swiss and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 2.0% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 69.4% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.


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 Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood in Los Gatos are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 76.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood, 69.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 12.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.0%), and 8.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood in Los Gatos, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (16.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report English roots (9.2%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 18.3% 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 Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish and South Asian 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 Kennedy Rd / Los Gatos Blvd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (87.6%) 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 (7.3%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Los Gatos 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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LOS GATOS UNION ELEMENTARY


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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Blossom Hill Elementary
16400 Blossom Hill Rd.
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
KG-05
Daves Avenue Elementary
17770 Daves Ave.
Los Gatos, CA, 95030
KG-05
Louise Van Meter Elementary
16445 Los Gatos Blvd.
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
KG-05
Raymond J. Fisher Middle
19195 Fisher Ave.
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
06-08
Lexington Elementary
17010 Roberts Rd.
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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LOS GATOS-SARATOGA JOINT UNION HIGH


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Los Gatos High
20 High Sch Ct.
Los Gatos, CA, 95030
09-12
Saratoga High
20300 Herriman Ave.
Saratoga, CA, 95070
09-12

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