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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Three Rocks median real estate price is $239,742, which is less expensive than 96.4% of California neighborhoods and 65.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Three Rocks is currently $1,406, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 98.4% of California neighborhoods.

Three Rocks is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mendota, California.

Three Rocks real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Three Rocks neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Three Rocks has a 10.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 61.0% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Three Rocks neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 63.2% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Three Rocks (46.5%) than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

People

An interesting characteristic about the Three Rocks neighborhood is that there are more incarcerated people living here than 99.0% 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 Three Rocks neighborhood is unique for having just 4.3% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, of note, 53.8% of the children in this area live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for the depth of the problem manifested here.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 9 residents per square mile, Three Rocks is less crowded than 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Three Rocks neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. 19.6% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Three Rocks neighborhood. What is interesting to note, is that the Three Rocks neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (45.4%) than are found in 96.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Three Rocks neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 56.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Three Rocks is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 72.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors

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 Three Rocks neighborhood in Mendota are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 86.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 53.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 95.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Three Rocks neighborhood, 63.2% of the working population is employed in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing. 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 11.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (9.9%), and 7.7% in executive, management, and professional occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Three Rocks neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 72.7% of households. Some people also speak English (25.9%).

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 Three Rocks neighborhood in Mendota, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (56.2%). There are also a number of people of Jamaican ancestry (1.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (1.6%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (1.5%). In addition, 45.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Three Rocks neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (40.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (46.9%) 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 (46.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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