San Jose, CA (Carlton Ave / Union Ave)




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About San Jose, CA (Carlton Ave / Union Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Carlton Ave / Union Ave median real estate price is $1,032,628, 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 Carlton Ave / Union Ave is currently $2,503, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.6% of the neighborhoods in California.

Carlton Ave / Union Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in San Jose, California.

Carlton Ave / Union Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Carlton Ave / Union Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Carlton Ave / Union Ave, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Carlton Ave / Union Ave 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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Carlton Ave / Union Ave 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Carlton Ave / Union Ave neighborhood has more Iranian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 2.2% have Portuguese ancestry.

Carlton Ave / Union Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

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 4.4% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Carlton Ave / Union Ave 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.


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 Carlton Ave / Union Ave neighborhood in San Jose 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 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.8% 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 87.5% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Carlton Ave / Union Ave neighborhood, 55.5% 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 20.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.8%), and 11.0% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Carlton Ave / Union Ave neighborhood in San Jose, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (13.3%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.3%), and residents who report English roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.4%), among others. In addition, 21.5% 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 Carlton Ave / Union Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 73.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, German and Korean.

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 Carlton Ave / Union Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (81.1%) 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 (13.4%) . 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Carlton Ave / Union Ave 0.101011101001110
San Jose 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Carlton Ave / Union Ave 0.101011101001110
San Jose 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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San Jose 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Camden Community Day
2223 Camden Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95124
09-12
Boynton High
901 Boynton Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95117
09-12
Del Mar High
1224 Del Mar Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95128
09-12
Prospect High
18900 Prospect Rd.
Saratoga, CA, 95070
09-12
Westmont High
4805 W.Mont Ave.
Campbell, CA, 95008
09-12
Branham High
1570 Branham Ln.
San Jose, CA, 95118
09-12
Leigh High
5210 Leigh Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95124
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Athenour Elementary
5200 Dent Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95118
KG-KG
Carlton Elementary
2421 Carlton Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95124
KG-05
Alta Vista Elementary
200 Blossom Valley Rd.
Los Gatos, CA, 95032
KG-05
Lietz Elementary
5300 Carter Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95118
KG-05
Noddin Elementary
1755 Gilda Way
San Jose, CA, 95124
KG-05
Oster Elementary
1855 Lencar Way
San Jose, CA, 95124
KG-05
Union Middle
2130 Los Gatos Almaden Rd.
San Jose, CA, 95124
06-08
Dartmouth Middle
5575 Dartmouth Dr.
San Jose, CA, 95118
06-08
Guadalupe Elementary
6044 Vera Cruz Dr.
San Jose, CA, 95120
KG-05

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