Santa Barbara, CA (W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St)








About Santa Barbara, CA (W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St median real estate price is $837,092, which is more expensive than 72.2% of the neighborhoods in California and 93.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St is currently $2,471, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.5% of the neighborhoods in California.

W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Barbara, California.

W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

In W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 88.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St 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 Santa Barbara, the W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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 5.3% of residents in the W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 97.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 88.4% of the neighborhoods in CA. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 0.9% 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 97.0% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St neighborhood in Santa Barbara are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 44.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 23.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St neighborhood, 38.4% 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 31.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.3%), and 14.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St neighborhood is English, spoken by 49.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (46.3%).

The Neighbors: 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 W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St neighborhood in Santa Barbara, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (51.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (7.5%), and residents who report German roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.4%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.9%), among others. In addition, 28.8% 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 W Micheltorena St / Gillespie St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (71.3%) 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 (10.8%) and 5.3% 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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Real Estate Data Tutorial

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 Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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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:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

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

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Crime Data Tutorial

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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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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    Santa Barbara
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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    Santa Barbara
    California

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source
School Data Tutorial

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 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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 about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

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*
Adams Elementary School
2701 Las Positas Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
KG-06
Harding University Partnership School
1625 Robbins St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
KG-06
La Cumbre Junior High School
2255 Modoc Rd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
07-08
San Marcos Senior High School
4750 Hollister Ave.
Santa Barbara, CA 93110
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

SANTA BARBARA UNIFIED


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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.

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