Santa Cruz, CA (Delaware Ave / Almar Ave)




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About Santa Cruz, CA (Delaware Ave / Almar Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Delaware Ave / Almar Ave median real estate price is $936,544, which is more expensive than 82.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 96.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Delaware Ave / Almar Ave is currently $2,484, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 79.5% of the neighborhoods in California.

Delaware Ave / Almar Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Cruz, California. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Delaware Ave / Almar Ave 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 Delaware Ave / Almar Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Delaware Ave / Almar Ave has a 12.7% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 66.3% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (7.2%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.

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.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Delaware Ave / Almar Ave is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Delaware Ave / Almar Ave is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

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 18.0% of residents in the Delaware Ave / Almar Ave neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Delaware Ave / Almar Ave neighborhood has more Austrian and Eastern European ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 3.4% have Eastern European ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 19.6% of the residents of the Delaware Ave / Almar Ave neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Delaware Ave / Almar Ave neighborhood in Santa Cruz are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 73.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.9% 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 72.4% 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 Delaware Ave / Almar Ave neighborhood, 46.3% 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 27.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (13.7%), and 11.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Delaware Ave / Almar Ave neighborhood in Santa Cruz, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (14.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.4%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (12.2%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (10.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Delaware Ave / Almar Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.2%).

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 Delaware Ave / Almar Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (60.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (18.0%) and 9.9% of residents also ride the bus 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 Crime Data

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Santa Cruz 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Santa Cruz 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

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SANTA CRUZ CITY HIGH


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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Santa Cruz High
415 Walnut Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
09-12
Alternative Family Education
840 North Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
KG-12
Ark Independent Studies
840 North Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
09-12
Sequoia Academy
319 La Fonda Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
07-12
Branciforte Middle
315 Poplar St.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
06-08
Harbor High
300 La Fonda Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
09-12
Costanoa Continuation High
840 North Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
09-12
Mission Hill Middle
425 King St.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
06-08
Soquel High
401 Old San Jose Rd.
Soquel, CA, 95073
09-12
Delta Charter
6500 Soquel Dr., Bldg. 1190
Aptos, CA, 95003
09-12

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SANTA CRUZ CITY ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Bay View Elementary
1231 Bay St.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
KG-05
Gault Elementary
1320 Seabright Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
KG-05
Westlake Elementary
1000 High St.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
KG-05
Santa Cruz City Elementary Alternative Education M
840 North Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
KG-06
De Laveaga Elementary
1145 Morrissey Blvd.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95065
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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