Evergreen Park / College Terrace median real estate price is $2,835,735, which is more expensive than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Evergreen Park / College Terrace is currently $4,790, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.2% of the neighborhoods in California.
Evergreen Park / College Terrace is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Palo Alto, California.
Evergreen Park / College Terrace 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Evergreen Park / College Terrace has a 11.8% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.1% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Palo Alto, the Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 12.3% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, in the Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 24.4% 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 96.1% 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.
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 48.5% 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 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 13.1% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
In addition, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 98.3% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 76.5% of the workforce in the Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Did you know that the Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood has more Iranian and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 2.4% have British ancestry.
Evergreen Park / College Terrace is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% 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 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood in Palo Alto 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 94.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.5% 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 70.1% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood, 76.5% 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 11.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.4%), and 4.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood is English, spoken by 65.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish, French and German/Yiddish.
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 Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood in Palo Alto, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (21.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.0%), and residents who report English roots (11.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.9%), among others. In addition, 31.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Evergreen Park / College Terrace neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (40.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (12.3%) and 9.9% 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.