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 Orinda,
the Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante neighborhood is wealthier than 99.7%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for California by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 99.6%
of the neighborhoods in California.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Finally, 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 81.9% of the adults living in the
Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.2%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante neighborhood has more
Iranian and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 1.3% have Armenian ancestry.
Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Persian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 74.1% of the workforce
in the Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 16.9% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 98.9% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Also, in the Miner Rd / Camino Sobrante neighborhood, 23.1% of people
ride the train 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 train ridership than in 96.8% of the
neighborhoods in America.