San Francisco, CA (S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez)




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About San Francisco, CA (S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez median real estate price is $1,064,207, which is more expensive than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez is currently $1,824, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 47.2% of California neighborhoods.

S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in San Francisco, California.

S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.4% in S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

The first thing that you'll notice if you moved to this neighborhood is that an astounding 4.9% of the households are same sex couples. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis, this is a higher proportion of same sex households than in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America. This is one indicator that this neighborhood is likely a gay-friendly neighborhood. So if you are looking for such a neighborhood, the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood should definitely be on your list of places to consider.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood is very densely populated compared to most U.S. neighborhoods. In fact, with 36,189 persons per square mile in the neighborhood, it is more packed with people than 97.8% of the nation's neighborhoods. Being a walkable neighborhood can help increase property values for the simple reason that people enjoy it and value it. To put it plainly, despite our love affair with the automobile, American's enjoy taking to the streets, sidewalks, paths, and courtyards of a place to get a coffee, relax, and take in the sights and sounds. And, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive and first quantitative walkable score index, the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood is one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America.

In addition, corner bodegas, stores on the first floor and apartments above, former grand Victorian residences converted into apartments, three-deckers built shoulder-to-shoulder, duplexes. Such building types define the real estate of neighborhoods dominated by small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. Many are in older core neighborhoods of Eastern and Midwestern cities, or historic town centers in their hinterlands. If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood worth a close look. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood's real estate stock. In fact, no less than 41.7% of the real estate here is made up of such dwellings, which is higher than 96.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, 86.7% of the real estate in the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

Also of note, the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez 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 82.4% 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.

Finally, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 64.7% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work than 99.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 7.4% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Finally, in the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood, 17.2% of people ride the train to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of train ridership than in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 5.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood buck this trend. 31.4% of the households in this neighborhood don't own a car at all. This is more carless households than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. What is interesting to note, is that the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (42.2%) than are found in 95.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood in San Francisco are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.9% 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 72.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood, 38.8% 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 35.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.9%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood in San Francisco, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (14.4%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (13.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (6.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.2%), along with some German ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 42.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood is English, spoken by 47.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region) and Chinese.

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 S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (39.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (30.6%) ride the bus to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (24.3%) and 17.2% of residents also take the train for their daily commute. The bus provides a valuable service in the S Van Ness Ave / Cesar Chavez neighborhood of San Francisco by getting a lot of residents to and from work daily, reducing the costs of commuting and reducing some congestion on the roads as well.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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San Francisco 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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San Francisco 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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