Manhattan Beach, CA (Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd)




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About Manhattan Beach, CA (Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd median real estate price is $2,795,476, which is more expensive than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd is currently $2,835, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.9% of the neighborhoods in California.

Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Manhattan Beach, California. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (13.0%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd 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, Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood has more Swiss and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 2.4% have Armenian ancestry.

Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 77.3% 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.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 99.4% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.

In addition, the first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is that an astounding 4.2% of the households are same sex couples. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to consider.

Also, the rate of college educated adults in the Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 80.3% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Finally, 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 Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood is wealthier than 96.6% 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.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 24.7% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood, analysis shows that 14.0% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.


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 Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood in Manhattan Beach 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 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.4% 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 71.2% 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 Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood, 77.3% 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 16.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (4.0%).

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 Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (21.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (16.2%), and residents who report English roots (15.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (9.1%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

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 Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French and Spanish.

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 Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (93.3%) 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd 0.101011101001110
Manhattan Beach 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Ocean Dr / Manhattan Beach Blvd 0.101011101001110
Manhattan Beach 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Manhattan Beach 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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MANHATTAN BEACH UNIFIED


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Better than of CA school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Grand View Elementary
455 24 Th St.
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266
KG-05
Aurelia Pennekamp Elementary
110 S. Rowell
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266
KG-05
Manhattan Beach Preschool
1431 15 Th St.
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266
M-M
Meadows Avenue Elementary
1200 Meadows Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266
KG-05
Pacific Elementary
1200 Pacific Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266
KG-05
Opal Robinson Elementary
80 Morningside Dr.
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266
KG-05
Mira Costa High
1401 Artesia Blvd.
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266
09-12
Manhattan Beach Middle
1501 Redondo Ave.
Manhattan Beach, CA, 90266
06-08

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