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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates median real estate price is $1,399,114, which is more expensive than 88.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates is currently $7,052, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in California.

Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in San Diego, California.

Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates, the current vacancy rate is 2.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 86.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

People

According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates is among the best neighborhoods for families in California. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 99.8% 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 Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates 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 and urban sophisticates.

In addition, 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 Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates 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.

Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 77.3% of the adults living in the Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.1% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Finally, 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 Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.8% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Real Estate

One way that the Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.4% 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.

In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates 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, 90.6% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.6% of all American neighborhoods.

Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 72.2% of the workforce in the Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Modes of Transportation

In the Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 25.4% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Diversity

Did you know that the Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood has more Iranian and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 38.0% have Asian ancestry.

Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood in San Diego are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.9% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 79.2% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood, 72.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 13.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.1%), and 5.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

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 Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood is English, spoken by 59.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Langs. of India, Korean and Spanish.

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 Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood in San Diego, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (38.0%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.9%), and residents who report Italian roots (7.4%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.3%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (6.7%), among others. In addition, 34.4% 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 Scripps Legacy / Rolling Hills Estates neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (70.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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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