Mill Valley, CA (Homestead Valley)




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About Mill Valley, CA (Homestead Valley)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Homestead Valley median real estate price is $1,620,985, which is more expensive than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Homestead Valley is currently $3,206, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 90.9% of the neighborhoods in California.

Homestead Valley is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mill Valley, California.

Homestead Valley 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Homestead Valley neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In Homestead Valley, the current vacancy rate is 4.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Homestead Valley is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Mill Valley, the Homestead Valley 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 Homestead Valley neighborhood, 4.7% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the Homestead Valley neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 13.0% 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 97.2% 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.

Finally, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 4.3% of residents in the Homestead Valley neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 96.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Homestead Valley neighborhood has more Romanian and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 2.6% have Swiss ancestry.

Homestead Valley is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

The rate of college educated adults in the Homestead Valley neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 78.9% 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 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, 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 Homestead Valley neighborhood is wealthier than 98.6% 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.

Also, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Homestead Valley neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 98.6% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Homestead Valley neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, families with school-aged children and active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Homestead Valley neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 68.3% 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.


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 Homestead Valley neighborhood in Mill Valley 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 98.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.9% 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 87.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Homestead Valley neighborhood, 68.3% 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 21.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.1%), and 2.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Homestead Valley neighborhood in Mill Valley, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.4%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.3%), among others. In addition, 12.5% 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 Homestead Valley neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French, German 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 Homestead Valley neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (27.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (68.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (10.8%) and 6.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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

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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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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Homestead Valley 0.101011101001110
Mill Valley 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Homestead Valley 0.101011101001110
Mill Valley 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Mill Valley 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 
School Quality

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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
Tamiscal High (Alternative)
305 Doherty Dr.
Larkspur, CA, 94939
09-12
Redwood High
395 Doherty Dr.
Larkspur, CA, 94939
09-12
San Andreas High (Continuation)
599 William Ave.
Larkspur, CA, 94939
10-12
Sir Francis Drake High
1327 Sir Francis Drake Blvd.
San Anselmo, CA, 94960
09-12
Tamalpais High
700 Miller Ave.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
09-12

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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MILL VALLEY ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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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
Mill Valley Middle
425 Sycamore Ave.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
06-08
Old Mill Elementary
352 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
KG-05
Park Elementary
360 E. Blithedale Ave.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
KG-05
Tamalpais Valley Elementary
350 Bell Ln.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
KG-05
Strawberry Point Elementary
117 E. Strawberry Dr.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
KG-05
Edna Maguire Elementary
80 Lomita Dr.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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