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 San Diego,
the Via De La Valle / Santa Fe Downs Sq neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Via De La Valle / Santa Fe Downs Sq neighborhood has more
Armenian and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 2.3% have Swiss ancestry.
Via De La Valle / Santa Fe Downs Sq is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.6% 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 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 75.1% of the workforce
in the Via De La Valle / Santa Fe Downs Sq neighborhood which, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such
high-level people than is found in 99.2% of the neighborhoods
in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Notable & Unique: People
Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But
in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis reveals that 41.8% of the adults here have
earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a
higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in
98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American
neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are
highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
In addition, a majority of the adults in the Via De La Valle / Santa Fe Downs Sq neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for California by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 97.5%
of the neighborhoods in California.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and urban sophisticates.
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 3.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
Via De La Valle / Santa Fe Downs Sq 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, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Via De La Valle / Santa Fe Downs Sq 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, 90.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Furthermore, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Via De La Valle / Santa Fe Downs Sq neighborhood could be your paradise. With 26.1% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 4.2% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.