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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy median real estate price is $784,746, which is more expensive than 48.5% of the neighborhoods in California and 86.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy is currently $4,139, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.0% of the neighborhoods in California.

Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Palmdale, California.

Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy 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 8.9% in Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.4% 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 Palmdale, the Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 46.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Occupations

There are more people living in the Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (61.7%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

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 Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 9.8% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America.

Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood. More residents of the Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in 97.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don't move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

Diversity

Did you know that the Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood has more Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood in Palmdale 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 88.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 45.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 92.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

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 Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood, 38.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.3%), and 11.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (29.8%).

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 Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood in Palmdale, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (43.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (8.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (4.7%), along with some Spanish ancestry residents (3.9%), among others. In addition, 17.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Sierra Hwy / Pearblossom Hwy neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (39.1% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (72.7%) 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 (17.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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