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 $1,427,154, which is more expensive than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita is currently $3,637, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.4% 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.

Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita has a 14.5% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.9% 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

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 Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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: Modes of Transportation

In the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood, 0.9% 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 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood, analysis shows that 14.4% 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 98.1% 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 Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry and 1.4% have Canadian ancestry.

Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood, where 38.5% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, 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 97.6% 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 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, families with school-aged children and active retirees.

Also, 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 3.1% 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.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 63.8% 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 95.4% 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 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.2% 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 89.2% of America'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 Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood, 63.8% 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 23.8% 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 (17.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (15.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.1%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.8%).

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 (38.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.4%) 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 (7.3%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Tamalpais Valley Junction / Manzanita 0.101011101001110
Mill Valley 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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California 26.18
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Mill Valley 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 10 Condition Alerts found.

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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)
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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MILL VALLEY ELEMENTARY


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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

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