Mountain View, CA (Castro City)




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About Mountain View, CA (Castro City)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Castro City median real estate price is $897,804, which is more expensive than 82.6% of the neighborhoods in California and 96.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Castro City is currently $2,426, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.2% of the neighborhoods in California.

Castro City is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Mountain View, California.

Castro City real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Castro City neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Castro City, the current vacancy rate is 1.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Castro City is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 8.2% of residents in the Castro City neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Castro City neighborhood has more Armenian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 1.7% have Iranian ancestry.

Castro City is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 41.1% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 98.5% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the Castro City neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (49.6%) than are found in 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Castro City neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 66.5% 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in the Castro City neighborhood really stands out in the way it looks for a unique reason: this neighborhood has a higher proportion of apartment complexes or high-rise apartments than nearly every neighborhood in the country. Most neighborhoods are a mixture of real estate and housing types, but here it is almost entirely dominated by big apartment buildings and complexes. In fact, 68.2% of the real estate here is classified as apartment complexes or high-rise apartments, which is more than is found in 95.4% of American neighborhoods.

In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 1.1%, the Castro City neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.


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 Castro City neighborhood in Mountain View 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 90.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 16.0% 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 51.1% 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 Castro City neighborhood, 66.5% 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 16.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.7%), and 5.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Castro City neighborhood in Mountain View, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (29.5%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (24.0%), and residents who report Russian roots (3.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (3.2%), along with some English ancestry residents (3.0%), among others. In addition, 49.6% 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 Castro City neighborhood is English, spoken by 38.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Russian and South Asian languages.

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 Castro City neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (68.7%) 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 (9.6%) and 8.2% of residents also bicycle 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. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Castro City 0.101011101001110
Mountain View 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Castro City 0.101011101001110
Mountain View 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Castro City 0.101011101001110
Mountain View 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 13 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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MOUNTAIN VIEW WHISMAN


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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District Quality Compared to California

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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
Ardis G. Egan Junior High
100 W. Portola Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94022
07-08
Almond Elementary
550 Almond Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94022
KG-06
Georgina P. Blach Junior High
1120 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA, 94024
07-08
Oak Avenue Elementary
1501 Oak Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94024
KG-06
Santa Rita Elementary
700 Los Altos Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94022
KG-06
Springer Elementary
1120 Rose Ave.
Mountain View, CA, 94040
KG-06
Covington Elementary
205 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA, 94024
KG-06
Gardner Bullis Elementary
25890 Fremont Rd.
Los Altos Hills, CA, 94022
KG-06
Lasd Preschool
201 Covington Rd.
Los Altos, CA, 94024
M-M
Loyola Elementary
770 Berry Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94024
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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MOUNTAIN VIEW-LOS ALTOS UNION HIGH


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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
Alta Vista High
1325 Bryant Ave.
Mountain View, CA, 94040
09-12
Los Altos High
201 Almond Ave.
Los Altos, CA, 94022
09-12
Mountain View High
3535 Truman Ave.
Mountain View, CA, 94040
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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