San Jose, CA (Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd)




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About San Jose, CA (Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd median real estate price is $1,017,258, which is more expensive than 87.5% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd is currently $2,120, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.2% of the neighborhoods in California.

Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in San Jose, California.

Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd, the current vacancy rate is 0.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 96.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd 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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.4% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 1.5% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd 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 89.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd neighborhood, 46.0% 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 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (17.4%), and 10.5% 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 Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd neighborhood in San Jose, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (20.6%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (18.5%), and residents who report Italian roots (13.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (11.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (9.2%), among others. In addition, 24.6% 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 Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 66.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Russian and Vietnamese.

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 Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.2%) 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 (5.1%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd 0.101011101001110
San Jose 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd 0.101011101001110
San Jose 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Leigh Ave / Dry Creek Rd 0.101011101001110
San Jose 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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CAMPBELL UNION HIGH


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

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
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
Sartorette Charter School
3850 Woodford Dr.
San Jose, CA, 95124
KG-05
Price Charter Middle School
2650 New Jersey Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95124
06-08
Farnham Charter School
15711 Woodard Rd.
San Jose, CA, 95124
KG-05
Fammatre Elementary School
2800 New Jersey Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95124
KG-05
Bagby Elementary School
1840 Harris Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95124
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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