Modesto, CA (Empire)




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About Modesto, CA (Empire)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Empire median real estate price is $151,450, which is less expensive than 94.9% of California neighborhoods and 94.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Empire is currently $1,013, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 94.9% of California neighborhoods.

Empire is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Modesto, California.

Empire real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Empire neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Empire are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 76.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Empire is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Modesto, the Empire neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Empire neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 99.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.


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 Empire neighborhood in Modesto are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 84.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 51.6% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 91.6% of U.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 Empire neighborhood, 30.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 22.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.5%), and 13.7% in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing.

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 Empire neighborhood in Modesto, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (52.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (8.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.1%), among others. In addition, 19.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Empire neighborhood is English, spoken by 54.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (42.3%).

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 Empire neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.2%) 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 (16.5%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Modesto, CA (Empire) HOMES

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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

136 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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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. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Empire 0.101011101001110
Modesto 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Modesto VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Empire 0.101011101001110
Modesto 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Empire 0.101011101001110
Modesto 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. 6 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

MODESTO CITY HIGH


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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
Joseph A. Gregori High School
3701 Pirrone Rd.
Modesto, CA, 95356
09-12
Aspire Vanguard College Preparatory Academy School
5255 First St.
Empire, CA, 95319
06-12
James C. Enochs High School
3201 Sylvan Ave.
Modesto, CA, 95355
09-12
Thomas Downey High School
1000 Coffee Rd.
Modesto, CA, 95355
09-12
Modesto High School
18 H St.
Modesto, CA, 95351
09-12
Grace M. Davis High School
1200 W. Rumble Rd.
Modesto, CA, 95350
09-12
Fred C. Beyer High School
1717 Sylvan Ave.
Modesto, CA, 95355
09-12
Peter Johansen High School
641 Norseman Dr.
Modesto, CA, 95357
09-12
Robert Elliott Alternative Education Center School
1440 Sunrise Ave.
Modesto, CA, 95350
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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Hispanic
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE

Educational Expenditures

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EMPIRE UNION ELEMENTARY


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to California

(10 is best)

Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

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
Norman N. Glick Middle School
400 Frazine Rd.
Modesto, CA, 95357
07-08
Bernard L. Hughes Elementary School
512 N. Mc Clure Rd.
Modesto, CA, 95357
KG-06
Alice N. Stroud Elementary School
815 Frazine Rd.
Modesto, CA, 95357
KG-06
Christine Sipherd Elementary School
3420 E. Orangeburg Ave.
Modesto, CA, 95355
KG-06
Empire Elementary School
5201 First St.
Empire, CA, 95319
KG-06
Capistrano Elementary School
400 Capistrano Dr.
Modesto, CA, 95354
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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