Santa Maria, CA (Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave)




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About Santa Maria, CA (Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave median real estate price is $453,456, which is more expensive than 45.2% of the neighborhoods in California and 84.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave is currently $2,083, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.6% of the neighborhoods in California.

Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Maria, California.

Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

In Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave, the current vacancy rate is 2.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.5% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Maria, the Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave neighborhood has more Swiss and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 3.0% have Portuguese ancestry.

Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 97.1% of all American neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.1% of residents living with a same sex partner, Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, the Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave neighborhood is a great option for families, as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's research on this neighborhood. The combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes, make this neighborhood among the top 6.5% of family-friendly neighborhoods in the state of California. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a sense of community. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave neighborhood in Santa Maria 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 85.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.0% 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 77.5% 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 Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave neighborhood, 34.6% 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 29.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.3%), and 16.5% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave neighborhood in Santa Maria, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.8%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (19.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.8%), among others. In addition, 12.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

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 Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

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 Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.7%) 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 (10.7%) . 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

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave 0.101011101001110
Santa Maria 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Harmony Ln / Kenneth Ave 0.101011101001110
Santa Maria 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Santa Maria 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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SANTA MARIA JOINT UNION 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 Maria High
901 S. Brd.Way
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
09-12
Pioneer Valley High
675 Panther Dr.
Santa Maria, CA, 93454
09-12
Delta High
4893 Bethany Ln.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
09-12
Ernest Righetti High
941 E. Foster Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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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
Alice Shaw Elementary
759 Dahlia Pl.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Lakeview Junior High
3700 Orcutt Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
07-08
Joe Nightingale Elementary
255 Winter Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Orcutt Junior High
608 Pinal St.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
07-08
Patterson Road Elementary
400 Patterson Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Olga L. Reed Elementary
480 Centennial St.
Los Alamos, CA, 93440
KG-08
Orcutt Academy Charter
500 Dyer St.
Orcutt, CA, 93455
KG-12
Ralph Dunlap Elementary
1220 Oak Knoll Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06
Pine Grove Elementary
1050 E. Rice Ranch Rd.
Santa Maria, CA, 93455
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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