Killarney Farms / Briarwood median real estate price is $1,372,428, which is more expensive than 89.3% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Killarney Farms / Briarwood is currently $4,196, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 78.9% of the neighborhoods in California.
Killarney Farms / Briarwood is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Clara, California.
Killarney Farms / Briarwood real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Killarney Farms / Briarwood, the current vacancy rate is 2.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 85.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Killarney Farms / Briarwood is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Clara, the Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 43.2% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 13.1% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
The Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 71.2% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.
Did you know that the Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood has more Asian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 51.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 3.9% have Portuguese ancestry.
Killarney Farms / Briarwood is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 10.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Langs. of India at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country (43.0%) than are found in 95.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood in Santa Clara 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 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.7% 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 60.1% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood, 71.2% 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 12.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (9.1%), and 6.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood is English, spoken by 46.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Langs. of India, Spanish and Polish.
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 Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood in Santa Clara, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (51.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (9.5%), and residents who report Mexican roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.3%), among others. In addition, 43.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Killarney Farms / Briarwood neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (47.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (66.1%) 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 (14.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.