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Real Estate Prices & Overview

La Sierra Acres South median real estate price is $601,124, which is less expensive than 74.3% of California neighborhoods and 24.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in La Sierra Acres South is currently $2,966, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 56.1% of California neighborhoods.

La Sierra Acres South is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Riverside, California.

La Sierra Acres South real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the La Sierra Acres South neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in La Sierra Acres South are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 67.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in La Sierra Acres South is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 get around.

Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the La Sierra Acres South neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 41.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

People

The La Sierra Acres South neighborhood is unique for having just 6.5% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.7% of America's neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the La Sierra Acres South neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 78.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

La Sierra Acres South is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 69.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

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 La Sierra Acres South neighborhood in Riverside are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 68.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 24.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 75.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the La Sierra Acres South neighborhood, 38.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 28.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (18.8%), and 11.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the La Sierra Acres South neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 69.2% of households. Some people also speak English (28.1%).

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 La Sierra Acres South neighborhood in Riverside, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (78.6%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (2.9%), and residents who report English roots (2.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (1.7%). In addition, 33.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 La Sierra Acres South neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.7% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (72.8%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (18.6%) . 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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