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: Diversity
Did you know that the Santo Rd / Clairemont Mesa Blvd neighborhood has more
Iranian and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 1.4% have Lithuanian ancestry.
Santo Rd / Clairemont Mesa Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Santo Rd / Clairemont Mesa Blvd neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
97.2% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: People
If you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood
should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Santo Rd / Clairemont Mesa Blvd
may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above
average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in California,
while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with
the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose
to live here, makes the neighborhood more
retiree-friendly than 95.6% of neighborhoods in
CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood
should be one of the places you visit.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, with a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Santo Rd / Clairemont Mesa Blvd 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.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Santo Rd / Clairemont Mesa Blvd stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 97.0% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Also of note, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Santo Rd / Clairemont Mesa Blvd neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 30.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.