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 Paso Robles,
the Lake Nacimiento neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Lake Nacimiento neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
In addition, if you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Lake Nacimiento
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 95.1% of neighborhoods in
CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Lake Nacimiento neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
99.8% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Lake Nacimiento neighborhood has more
Dutch and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 14.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 1.8% have Swiss ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Lake Nacimiento choose to walk to work each day
(40.8%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 15.13 residents per square mile, Lake Nacimiento is less crowded than 96.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, despite all of the residential real estate here in the Lake Nacimiento 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 58.5%, which is higher than 99.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.