Santa Cruz, CA (Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave)




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About Santa Cruz, CA (Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave median real estate price is $766,357, which is more expensive than 76.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 94.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave is currently $2,537, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.3% of the neighborhoods in California.

Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Cruz, California.

Soquel Ave / Pacheco 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 Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave 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 Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave are 4.6%, which is lower than one will find in 78.2% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave 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

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: 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 Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 10.5% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.5% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

In addition, an extraordinary 15.5% of the residents of the Soquel Ave / Pacheco 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 Soquel Ave / Pacheco 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 60.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.4% 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 73.7% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave neighborhood, 42.5% 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 27.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.5%), and 14.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave neighborhood in Santa Cruz, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (19.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report English roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (8.9%), among others. In addition, 12.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (14.1%).

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 Soquel Ave / Pacheco Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (49.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (10.6%) and 10.5% 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 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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