Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills median real estate price is $2,692,357, which is more expensive than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in California and 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills is currently $3,064, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 52.6% of California neighborhoods.
Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Stanford, California.
Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills has a 14.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 74.3% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood is wealthier than 99.7% 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, Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood, where 78.9% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 13.1% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.2% of college-friendly places to live in the state of California. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 17.6% of residents in the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 99.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 29.1% 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 98.4% 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.
Finally, in the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 10.6% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.0% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
The Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 81.7% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.
Did you know that the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood has more Swiss and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 3.7% have Greek ancestry.
Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.3% 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 Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood in Stanford 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 99.7% 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 Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood, 81.7% 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 14.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (4.7%), and 3.4% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, German/Yiddish and Japanese.
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 Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood in Stanford, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.9%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (12.0%), and residents who report English roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.8%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.4%), among others. In addition, 34.8% 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 Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (35.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (17.6%) and 10.6% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.