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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Ellinwood median real estate price is $859,632, which is more expensive than 59.5% of the neighborhoods in California and 90.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Ellinwood is currently $4,056, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.0% of the neighborhoods in California.

Ellinwood is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Pleasant Hill, California.

Ellinwood 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 renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Ellinwood 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 9.3% in Ellinwood. 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

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride the train to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 11.5% of the Ellinwood neighborhood's commuters ride the train to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 95.3% of America's neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the Ellinwood neighborhood has more Portuguese and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 4.1% have Arab ancestry.

Ellinwood is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% 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 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Ellinwood neighborhood in Pleasant Hill are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.0% 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 59.3% 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 Ellinwood neighborhood, 57.3% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 18.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.9%), and 8.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Ellinwood neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Chinese and Persian.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Ellinwood neighborhood in Pleasant Hill, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (19.4%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.0%), along with some South American ancestry residents (4.8%), among others. In addition, 24.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Ellinwood neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (32.7% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (63.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (11.5%) and 5.9% 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.


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