Los Gatos, CA (Vasona Junction)




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About Los Gatos, CA (Vasona Junction)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Vasona Junction median real estate price is $1,423,053, which is more expensive than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Vasona Junction is currently $2,820, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 89.6% of the neighborhoods in California.

Vasona Junction is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Los Gatos, California.

Vasona Junction real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Vasona Junction neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Vasona Junction are 5.0%, which is lower than one will find in 75.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Vasona Junction 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 Vasona Junction neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Vasona Junction neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 16.0% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Also, our research reveals that 94.5% of commuters who live in the Vasona Junction neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 2.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Vasona Junction 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, the Vasona Junction neighborhood is considered a solid choice for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as better than 93.3% of California neighborhoods for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals, executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood, and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to other neighborhoods in the state.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Vasona Junction neighborhood has more British and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 20.0% have Asian ancestry.

Vasona Junction is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.7% of the 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 Vasona Junction 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 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.3% 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 85.8% 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 Vasona Junction neighborhood, 59.3% 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 16.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.3%), and 10.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Vasona Junction neighborhood in Los Gatos, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (20.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (10.7%), along with some German ancestry residents (8.7%), among others. In addition, 20.5% 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 Vasona Junction neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Japanese, Russian, Korean and Chinese.

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 Vasona Junction neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (94.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Vasona Junction 0.101011101001110
Los Gatos 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Los Gatos 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

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CAMPBELL UNION


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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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CAMPBELL UNION HIGH


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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
Camden Community Day
2223 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95124
09-12
Boynton High
901 Boynton Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95117
09-12
Del Mar High
1224 Del Mar Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95128
09-12
Prospect High
18900 Prospect Rd.
Saratoga, CA, 95070
09-12
Westmont High
4805 W.Mont Ave.
Campbell, CA, 95008
09-12
Branham High
1570 Branham Ln.
San Jose, CA, 95118
09-12
Leigh High
5210 Leigh Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95124
09-12

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LOS GATOS UNION ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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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
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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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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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.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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

School District Enrollment By Group

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