Santa Rosa, CA (Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd)




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About Santa Rosa, CA (Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd median real estate price is $617,464, which is more expensive than 65.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 91.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd is currently $2,743, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 87.9% of the neighborhoods in California.

Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Rosa, California.

Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd has a 17.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.4% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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: People

Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.

In addition, if you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd 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 99.0% of neighborhoods in CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Also, of particular note, 3.9% of the people in the Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd neighborhood has more Czechoslovakian and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Czechoslovakian ancestry and 22.2% have English ancestry.

Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.5% 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 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd neighborhood, analysis shows that 13.8% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 97.7% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.


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 Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd neighborhood in Santa Rosa are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd neighborhood, 34.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (21.2%), and 10.4% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd neighborhood in Santa Rosa, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (22.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.3%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.7%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (4.9%), among others. In addition, 10.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.2%).

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 Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (85.7%) 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 (10.2%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd 0.101011101001110
Santa Rosa 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Sonoma Hwy / Richards Rd 0.101011101001110
Santa Rosa 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Santa Rosa 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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SANTA ROSA HIGH


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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RINCON VALLEY UNION ELEMENTARY


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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
Binkley Elementary Charter
4965 Canyon Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA, 95409
KG-06
Madrone Elementary
4550 Rinconada Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA, 95409
KG-06
Spring Creek Matanzas Charter
1687 Yulupa Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA, 95405
KG-06
Redwood Consortium For Student Services
1000 Yulupa Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA, 95405
KG-06
Sequoia Elementary
5305 Dupont Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA, 95409
KG-06
Village Elementary Charter
900 Yulupa Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA, 95405
KG-06
Austin Creek Elementary
1480 Snowy Egret Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA, 95409
KG-06
Rincon Valley Charter
5305 Dupont Dr.
Santa Rosa, CA, 95409
KG-08
Whited Elementary Charter
4995 Sonoma Hwy.
Santa Rosa, CA, 95409
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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KENWOOD


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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
Kenwood Elementary
230 Randolph Ave.
Kenwood, CA, 95452
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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