About San Rafael, CA (Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave median real estate price is $975,221, which is more expensive than 79.2% of the neighborhoods in California and 95.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave is currently $5,512, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in California.

Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in San Rafael, California.

Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave, the current vacancy rate is 1.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 94.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Rafael, the Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood, 5.4% of people ride a ferry 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 ferry ridership than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood, analysis shows that 20.8% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood, is that an incredible 89.2% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Notable & Unique: People

Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 71.0% of the adults living in the Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood has more Russian and Iranian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 1.3% have Iranian ancestry.

Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% 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 98.6% 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 Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood in San Rafael 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 92.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.1% 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 85.9% 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 Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood, 62.4% 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 26.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (6.1%), and 4.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.4%).

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 Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood in San Rafael, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (16.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.8%), and residents who report German roots (13.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (13.4%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (7.0%), among others. In addition, 10.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Lucas Valley Rd / Las Gallinas Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (71.6%) 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 (10.6%) and 6.2% of residents also ride the bus 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

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

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:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

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 about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
White Hill Middle School
101 Glen Dr.
Fairfax, CA 94930
06-08
Hidden Valley Elementary School
46 Green Valley Ct.
San Anselmo, CA 94960
KG-05
Marin County Rop School
1111 Las Gallinas Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94913
09-12
Lucas Valley Elementary School
1175 Idylberry Dr.
San Rafael, CA 94903
KG-05
Miller Creek Middle School
2255 Las Gallinas Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94903
06-08
Vallecito Elementary School
50 Nova Albion Way
San Rafael, CA 94903
KG-05
Mary E. Silveira Elementary School
375 Blackstone Dr.
San Rafael, CA 94903
KG-05
Phoenix Academy School
1111 Las Gallinas Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94903
09-12
Marin County Special Education School
1111 Las Gallinas Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94903
KG-12
Marin's Community School
1111 Las Gallinas Ave.
San Rafael, CA 94903
06-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

SAN RAFAEL CITY HIGH


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Better than of CA school districts.

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MILLER CREEK ELEMENTARY


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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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