Santa Barbara, CA (N Milpas St / E Montecito St)




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About Santa Barbara, CA (N Milpas St / E Montecito St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

N Milpas St / E Montecito St median real estate price is $827,736, which is more expensive than 79.0% of the neighborhoods in California and 95.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in N Milpas St / E Montecito St is currently $1,705, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 50.9% of California neighborhoods.

N Milpas St / E Montecito St is a densely urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Barbara, California.

N Milpas St / E Montecito St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in N Milpas St / E Montecito St are 6.9%, which is lower than one will find in 63.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in N Milpas St / E Montecito St is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

From major sales accounts to fast-food workers, sales and service employees are often the backbone of the local economy. In the N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood, they truly stand out. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis identifies this neighborhood as having a higher percentage of sales and service workers than 99.6% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 9.5% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 77.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

N Milpas St / E Montecito St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 73.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. What is interesting to note, is that the N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (43.6%) than are found in 95.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.


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 N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood in Santa Barbara are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 62.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 13.9% 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 55.6% of America'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 N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood, 55.9% 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 manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 19.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (12.1%), and 11.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood in Santa Barbara, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (77.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (3.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.6%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (3.2%), along with some Russian ancestry residents (2.0%), among others. In addition, 43.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 73.5% of households. Some people also speak English (22.2%).

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 N Milpas St / E Montecito St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (54.1%) 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 (19.1%) 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

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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N Milpas St / E Montecito St 0.101011101001110
Santa Barbara 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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N Milpas St / E Montecito St 0.101011101001110
Santa Barbara 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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N Milpas St / E Montecito St 0.101011101001110
Santa Barbara 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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