Hellman Ranch / The Hill median real estate price is $1,497,652, which is more expensive than 90.5% of the neighborhoods in California and 98.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Hellman Ranch / The Hill is currently $6,419, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 98.7% of the neighborhoods in California.
Hellman Ranch / The Hill is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Seal Beach, California.
Hellman Ranch / The Hill real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Hellman Ranch / The Hill, the current vacancy rate is 0.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Hellman Ranch / The Hill is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder. If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood is wealthier than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic of this neighborhood. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Hellman Ranch / The Hill also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Hellman Ranch / The Hill is among the best neighborhoods for families in California. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 97.6% of neighborhoods in the entire state of California. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
In the Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 32.3% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
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 Hellman Ranch / The Hill 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 98.5% of all American neighborhoods.
In addition, most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood, is that an incredible 80.5% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.
Furthermore, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.8% of neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood has more English and Canadian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 26.7% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 1.1% have Canadian ancestry.
Hellman Ranch / The Hill is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood in Seal Beach 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 95.3% 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.
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 Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood, 61.7% 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 22.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.1%), and 7.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Spanish and Arabic.
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 Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood in Seal Beach, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (26.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (5.5%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.0%), among others. In addition, 12.5% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Hellman Ranch / The Hill neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (58.3%) 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 (5.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.