Martinez, CA (Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave)



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About Martinez, CA (Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave median real estate price is $522,918, which is more expensive than 44.8% of the neighborhoods in California and 85.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave is currently $1,598, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 72.6% of California neighborhoods.

Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Martinez, California.

Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave 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 Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave, the current vacancy rate is 3.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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: People

An interesting characteristic about the Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S. The United States has the highest rate of incarceration in the world, currently with 1 out of every 100 adults in the country are incarcerated as a punishment for crimes committed. The extremely high incarceration rate of this neighborhood could mean that a prison, juvenile detention facility or other correctional facility occupies a large proportion of the neighborhood, or contains a large portion of the neighborhood's population.

In addition, the Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood has a greater percentage of children living in poverty (61.8%) than found in 97.0% 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: Real Estate

The Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave 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 88.9% 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.

In addition, 90.1% of the real estate in the Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Furthermore, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 35.7% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 95.9% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood has more Belgian and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 5.4% have Scottish ancestry.


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 Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood in Martinez are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 89.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 61.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 97.0% 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 Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood, 29.4% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.2%), and 21.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood in Martinez, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (22.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (21.8%), and residents who report Mexican roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of Scottish ancestry (5.4%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.1%), among others.

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 Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (76.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (5.8%) and 5.3% 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave 0.101011101001110
Martinez 0.101011101001110
California 4.49

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Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave 0.101011101001110
Martinez 0.101011101001110
California 24.97

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Alhambra Ave / Marina Vista Ave 0.101011101001110
Martinez 0.101011101001110
California 88

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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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
John Muir Elementary School
205 Vista Way
Martinez, CA 94553
KG-05
Martinez Early Intervention Preschool Program (mei School
921 Susana St.
Martinez, CA 94553
M-M
Morello Park Elementary School
1200 Morello Park Dr.
Martinez, CA 94553
KG-05
Vicente Martinez High School
925 Susana St.
Martinez, CA 94553
09-12
Alhambra Senior High School
150 E St.
Martinez, CA 94553
09-12
John Swett Elementary School
4955 Alhambra Valley Rd.
Martinez, CA 94553
KG-05
Las Juntas Elementary School
4105 Pacheco Blvd.
Martinez, CA 94553
KG-05
Martinez Junior High School
1600 Ct. St.
Martinez, CA 94553
06-08
Briones (alternative) School
614 F St.
Martinez, CA 94553
KG-12

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