Sacramento, CA (Brighton / Perkins)




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About Sacramento, CA (Brighton / Perkins)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Brighton / Perkins median real estate price is $29,347, which is less expensive than 99.7% of California neighborhoods and 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Brighton / Perkins is currently $1,092, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 88.7% of California neighborhoods.

Brighton / Perkins is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Sacramento, California.

Brighton / Perkins real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) mobile homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Brighton / Perkins neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Brighton / Perkins has a 15.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.7% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Sacramento, the Brighton / Perkins neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 28.0% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Brighton / Perkins neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 97.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 17.1% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

There are more people living in the Brighton / Perkins neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (42.0%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Brighton / Perkins neighborhood has more Portuguese and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 1.0% have Armenian ancestry.

Brighton / Perkins is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Brighton / Perkins neighborhood. In the Brighton / Perkins neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.6% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 97.1% of all neighborhoods in America, with 36.0% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

In addition, the Brighton / Perkins neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 83.2% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Brighton / Perkins neighborhood in Sacramento are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 93.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 47.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 88.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Brighton / Perkins neighborhood, 58.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 16.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (14.7%), and 10.7% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Brighton / Perkins neighborhood in Sacramento, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (14.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report German roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (10.0%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (8.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: 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 Brighton / Perkins neighborhood is English, spoken by 79.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.

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 Brighton / Perkins neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (72.9%) 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 (11.6%) and 7.3% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Brighton / Perkins 0.101011101001110
Sacramento 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Brighton / Perkins 0.101011101001110
Sacramento 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Brighton / Perkins 0.101011101001110
Sacramento 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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