Garden Farms median real estate price is $845,141, which is more expensive than 60.1% of the neighborhoods in California and 89.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Garden Farms is currently $1,740, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 93.4% of California neighborhoods.
Garden Farms is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Margarita, California.
Garden Farms real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Garden Farms neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.2% in Garden Farms. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
In the Garden Farms neighborhood, carpooling is still a popular way to get to and from work. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that 25.8% of commuters carpool here, which is more than in 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
If you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Garden Farms may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in California, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.1% of neighborhoods in CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Did you know that the Garden Farms neighborhood has more Portuguese and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 5.8% have Dutch ancestry.
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 Garden Farms neighborhood in Santa Margarita are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 72.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.5% 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 77.0% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Garden Farms neighborhood, 36.3% 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 34.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.0%), and 13.4% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Garden Farms neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).
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 Garden Farms neighborhood in Santa Margarita, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.9%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (7.5%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (6.9%), among others.
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 Garden Farms neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.8% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (59.4%) 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 (25.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.