Palm Springs, CA (E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr)




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About Palm Springs, CA (E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr median real estate price is $432,770, which is more expensive than 41.8% of the neighborhoods in California and 83.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr is currently $1,684, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.4% of California neighborhoods.

E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Palm Springs, California.

E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 40.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (30.1%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually 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 Palm Springs, the E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is that an astounding 10.4% of the households are same sex couples. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to consider.

In addition, if you're planning where to retire, the E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood in Palm Springs is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in CA, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 86.6% of the neighborhoods in California. If you are considering retiring to California, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood has more British and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.8% have Lebanese ancestry.

E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 15.9% 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 98.6% 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Despite all of the residential real estate here in the E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 40.5%, which is higher than 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood could be your paradise. With 26.9% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 61.6% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.


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 E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood in Palm Springs are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 57.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 54.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.9% of U.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 E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood, 50.1% 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 30.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (14.1%), and 5.1% 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 E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood in Palm Springs, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.3%), among others. In addition, 10.4% 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 E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 78.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, German and Chinese.

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 E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (83.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (7.2%) and 6.7% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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Palm Springs 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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E Mesquite Ave / S Palm Canyon Dr 0.101011101001110
Palm Springs 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Palm Springs 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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