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 Malibu,
the Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U neighborhood is wealthier than 98.4%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
53.7% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
Also, the Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 93.6% 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.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U choose to walk to work each day
(36.5%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 97.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U neighborhood has more
Scots-Irish and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.0% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scots-Irish ancestry and 1.0% have Iranian ancestry.
Malibu Bowl / Pepperdine U is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% 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 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.