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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village median real estate price is $1,089,350, which is more expensive than 76.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 94.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village is currently $3,748, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 65.0% of the neighborhoods in California.

Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in San Rafael, California.

Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village, the current vacancy rate is 1.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village 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.

People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village 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 Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 29.0% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village neighborhood has more Brazilian and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry and 2.5% have Lebanese ancestry.

Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% 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 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village neighborhood in San Rafael are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.4% 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 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 Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village neighborhood, 39.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 35.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (19.3%), and 5.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village neighborhood is English, spoken by 52.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village neighborhood in San Rafael, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (26.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.7%), and residents who report German roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.2%), along with some South American ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 35.2% 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 Rafael Meadows / Redwood Village neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (80.8%) 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 (11.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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