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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Spring Lake Park median real estate price is $1,076,714, which is more expensive than 70.9% of the neighborhoods in California and 93.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Spring Lake Park is currently $3,473, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 43.2% of California neighborhoods.

Spring Lake Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Rosa, California.

Spring Lake Park real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Spring Lake Park neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.7% in Spring Lake Park. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

People

If you're planning where to retire, the Spring Lake Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in CA, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 86.0% of the neighborhoods in California. If you are considering retiring to California, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Diversity

Did you know that the Spring Lake Park neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 2.4% have Portuguese ancestry.

Spring Lake Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% 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 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Spring Lake Park 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 65.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 30.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 80.4% of U.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 Spring Lake Park neighborhood, 44.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 20.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.5%), and 16.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Spring Lake Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.9%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Spring Lake Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.6%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (6.7%), among others. In addition, 11.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Spring Lake Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (46.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (79.3%) 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 (8.3%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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