Mill Valley, CA (Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita)




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About Mill Valley, CA (Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita median real estate price is $1,385,434, which is more expensive than 94.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita is currently $3,770, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in California.

Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mill Valley, California. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita 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 Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.4% in Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita 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, Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita 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

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 2.5% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 77.9% of the adults living in the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

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 Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 98.1% 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 Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.8% of the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.1% of America's neighborhoods.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood, analysis shows that 15.3% 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 98.5% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood has more Greek and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 1.2% have Austrian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 65.1% of the workforce in the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.


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 Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita 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 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood, 65.1% 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 22.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (7.2%), and 4.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood in Mill Valley, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.3%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.5%).

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 Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.5%) 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 (6.2%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (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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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita 0.101011101001110
Mill Valley 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita 0.101011101001110
Mill Valley 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita 0.101011101001110
Mill Valley 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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

65 Vital Statistics. 21 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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TAMALPAIS UNION HIGH


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

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

School District Enrollment By Group

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