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 Rancho Palos Verdes,
the Hawthorne Blvd / San Nicolas Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 74.1% of the workforce
in the Hawthorne Blvd / San Nicolas Dr neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 99.0% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Hawthorne Blvd / San Nicolas Dr neighborhood has more
Asian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 40.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 2.0% have Iranian ancestry.
Hawthorne Blvd / San Nicolas Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 8.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood
where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters,
law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in
the Hawthorne Blvd / San Nicolas Dr neighborhood, where 41.3% have
earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in
America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree,
and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood
has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.5%
of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Hawthorne Blvd / San Nicolas Dr
is among the best neighborhoods for families in California. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.2% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of California. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
Hawthorne Blvd / San Nicolas Dr neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Also, 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 2.7% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Hawthorne Blvd / San Nicolas Dr 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.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the Hawthorne Blvd / San Nicolas Dr neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.