San Luis Obispo, CA (California Blvd / Stafford St)




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About San Luis Obispo, CA (California Blvd / Stafford St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

California Blvd / Stafford St median real estate price is $819,795, which is more expensive than 78.8% of the neighborhoods in California and 95.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in California Blvd / Stafford St is currently $1,927, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.4% of the neighborhoods in California.

California Blvd / Stafford St is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in San Luis Obispo, California.

California Blvd / Stafford St 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 single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.1% in California Blvd / Stafford St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 50.6% 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

One of the unique characteristics of the California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood also stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, an extraordinary 71.1% of the residents of the California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood has more Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Greek ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 9.5% of residents in the California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Also, more people in California Blvd / Stafford St choose to walk to work each day (18.1%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood. In the California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.5% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

87.6% of the real estate in the California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood 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 California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood in San Luis Obispo are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 95.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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

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 California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood, 41.4% 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 33.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.1%), and 8.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood in San Luis Obispo, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (12.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.6%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.0%).

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 California Blvd / Stafford St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (64.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (18.1%) and 9.5% of residents also bicycle for their daily commute. 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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California Blvd / Stafford St 0.101011101001110
San Luis Obispo 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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California Blvd / Stafford St 0.101011101001110
San Luis Obispo 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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California Blvd / Stafford St 0.101011101001110
San Luis Obispo 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 4 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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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

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