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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls median real estate price is $754,640, which is more expensive than 49.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 86.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls is currently $3,185, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.3% of California neighborhoods.

Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Santa Rosa, California.

Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls 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 Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls 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 Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls, the current vacancy rate is 2.5%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.8% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in California, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in California.

Diversity

Did you know that the Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls neighborhood has more Iranian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 3.7% have Dutch ancestry.

Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.2% 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 Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls 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 65.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.9% 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 Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls neighborhood, 51.7% 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 20.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.8%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls neighborhood is English, spoken by 77.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Polish, German/Yiddish and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls neighborhood in Santa Rosa, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report Mexican roots (12.3%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (12.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.3%), among others. In addition, 15.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Vista Del Lago / Bennet Valley Knolls neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.7%) 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 (10.1%) . 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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