Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar median real estate price is $1,817,322, which is more expensive than 93.3% of the neighborhoods in California and 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar is currently $6,278, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.3% of the neighborhoods in California.
Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Solana Beach, California.
Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar 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 Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.0%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 82.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (10.9%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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.
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 1.6% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 83.2% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Also, if you are planning to retire in California, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar 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 98.4% of neighborhoods in CA. If a California retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates and highly educated executives.
With 5.0% of employed workers living in the Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Did you know that the Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar neighborhood has more Slovak and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 1.0% have Belgian ancestry.
Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Portuguese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.3% 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 Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar neighborhood in Solana 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 98.4% 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.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar neighborhood, 66.3% 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 14.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (13.5%), and 5.9% 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 Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.
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 Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar neighborhood in Solana Beach, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.9%), and residents who report English roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (6.0%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.3%), among others. In addition, 16.9% 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 Montecillo / Rancho Del Mar neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (73.3%) 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 (6.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.