Nevada City, CA (Willow Valley / White Spot)




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About Nevada City, CA (Willow Valley / White Spot)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Willow Valley / White Spot median real estate price is $556,091, which is more expensive than 58.6% of the neighborhoods in California and 89.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Willow Valley / White Spot is currently $1,742, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.7% of California neighborhoods.

Willow Valley / White Spot is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Nevada City, California.

Willow Valley / White Spot real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in Willow Valley / White Spot. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Nevada City, the Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood, analysis shows that 17.9% 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 99.2% 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: People

If you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Willow Valley / White Spot may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in California, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 98.2% of neighborhoods in CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

In addition, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (2.0%) living in the Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood has more Dutch and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 1.2% have Finnish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.1% of all American neighborhoods.


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 Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood in Nevada City are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.9% 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 77.7% 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 Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood, 49.8% 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 22.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.7%), and 10.1% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood in Nevada City, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (17.1%), and residents who report English roots (15.4%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (6.5%), along with some Dutch ancestry residents (5.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.6%).

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 Willow Valley / White Spot neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (89.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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AGE OF Nevada City, CA (Willow Valley / White Spot) 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. 1 Condition Alert 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Willow Valley / White Spot 0.101011101001110
Nevada City 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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Willow Valley / White Spot 0.101011101001110
Nevada City 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Willow Valley / White Spot 0.101011101001110
Nevada City 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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

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NEVADA JOINT UNION HIGH


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District Quality Compared to California

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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)

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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
Sierra Academy Of Expeditionary Learning School
340 Buena Vista St.
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
09-12
William & Marian Ghidotti High School
250 Sierra College Dr.
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
09-12
Nu Tech High School
11761 Ridge Rd.
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
09-12
Silver Springs High (continuation) School
130 Park Ave.
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
09-12
Bear River High School
11130 Magnolia Rd.
Grass Valley, CA, 95949
09-12
North Point Academy School
11761 Ridge Rd.
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
09-12
Nevada Union High School
11761 Ridge Rd.
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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GRASS VALLEY ELEMENTARY


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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
Grass Valley Preschool School
10840 Gilmore Way
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
N-N
Bell Hill Academy School
342 S. Sch St.
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
KG-04
Margaret G. Scotten Elementary School
10821 Squirrel Creek Rd.
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
KG-04
Grass Valley Charter School
225 S. Auburn St.
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
KG-08
Lyman Gilmore Middle School
10837 Rough And Ready Hwy.
Grass Valley, CA, 95945
05-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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Hispanic
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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NEVADA CITY ELEMENTARY


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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
Nevada City Preschool School
800 Hoover Ln.
Nevada City, CA, 95959
N-N
Seven Hills Intermediate School
700 Hoover Ln.
Nevada City, CA, 95959
05-08
Deer Creek Elementary School
805 Lindley Ave.
Nevada City, CA, 95959
KG-04
Nevada City Charter School
750 Hoover Ln.
Nevada City, CA, 95959
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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