Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens median real estate price is $1,560,910, which is more expensive than 89.5% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens is currently $3,847, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.9% of the neighborhoods in California.
Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Clara, California.
Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens 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 Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 69.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens 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.
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 Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 11.1% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, the Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens neighborhood stands out within California for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 9.3% of college-friendly places to live in CA.
Did you know that the Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 4.0% have Portuguese ancestry.
Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens 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 92.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.3% 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 70.7% 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 Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens neighborhood, 59.7% 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 21.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (9.6%), and 9.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens neighborhood is English, spoken by 51.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese and Langs. of India.
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens neighborhood in Santa Clara, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (26.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (15.1%), and residents who report Italian roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (7.6%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.5%), among others. In addition, 26.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Sunny Brae / Monastery Gardens neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (75.6%) 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 (10.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.