Soquel, CA (Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd)




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About Soquel, CA (Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd median real estate price is $797,339, which is more expensive than 76.8% of the neighborhoods in California and 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd is currently $1,853, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 45.1% of California neighborhoods.

Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Soquel, California.

Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen 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.

Real estate vacancies in Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd are 7.1%, which is lower than one will find in 62.8% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd neighborhood has more British and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.8% have Swiss ancestry.

Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 30.1% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.0% 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.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd neighborhood in Soquel are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 16.5% 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 50.0% 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 Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd neighborhood, 50.2% 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 24.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (16.1%), and 9.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd neighborhood in Soquel, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (19.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.7%), and residents who report English roots (15.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 13.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (17.5%).

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 Old San Jose Rd / Laurel Glen Rd neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.4%) 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Soquel 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Soquel 0.101011101001110
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Soquel 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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SANTA CRUZ CITY HIGH


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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
Santa Cruz High
415 Walnut Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
09-12
Alternative Family Education
840 North Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
KG-12
Ark Independent Studies
840 North Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
09-12
Sequoia Academy
319 La Fonda Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
07-12
Branciforte Middle
315 Poplar St.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
06-08
Harbor High
300 La Fonda Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
09-12
Costanoa Continuation High
840 North Branciforte Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95062
09-12
Mission Hill Middle
425 King St.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
06-08
Soquel High
401 Old San Jose Rd.
Soquel, CA, 95073
09-12
Delta Charter
6500 Soquel Dr., Bldg. 1190
Aptos, CA, 95003
09-12

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE
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SCOTTS VALLEY UNIFIED


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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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
Scotts Valley Middle
8 Bean Creek Rd.
Scotts Valley, CA, 95066
06-08
Vine Hill Elementary
151 Vine Hill Sch Rd.
Scotts Valley, CA, 95066
KG-05
Brook Knoll Elementary
151 Brook Knoll Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95060
KG-05
Scotts Valley High
555 Glenwood Dr.
Scotts Valley, CA, 95066
09-12

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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SOQUEL UNION ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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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
Opal Cliffs
4510 Jade St.
Capitola, CA, 95010
KG-05
Santa Cruz Gardens Elementary
8005 Winkle Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95065
KG-05
Main Street Elementary
3400 N. Main St.
Soquel, CA, 95073
KG-05
New Brighton Middle
250 Washburn Ave.
Capitola, CA, 95010
06-08
Soquel Elementary
2700 Porter St.
Soquel, CA, 95073
KG-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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MOUNTAIN ELEMENTARY


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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
Mountain Elementary School
3042 Old San Jose Rd.
Soquel, CA, 95073
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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HAPPY VALLEY ELEMENTARY


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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.

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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
Happy Valley Elementary
3125 Branciforte Dr.
Santa Cruz, CA, 95065
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
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