The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 1.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
East Pleasanton neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this,
East Pleasanton also has one of the lowest ratings of child
poverty in the nation.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the East Pleasanton neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for California by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.2%
of the neighborhoods in California.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and families with school-aged children.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the East Pleasanton neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.1% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 96.6% of the neighborhoods
Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the East Pleasanton neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 68.6% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
95.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the East Pleasanton neighborhood has more
Croatian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 44.5% have Asian ancestry.
East Pleasanton is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Hindi, which is the official language of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The East Pleasanton neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
98.7% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 72.8%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the East Pleasanton neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.