About Stanford, CA (Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills median real estate price is $2,640,936, which is more expensive than 97.5% 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 $2,973, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.8% of the neighborhoods in California.

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 large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills has a 13.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 70.7% 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Stanford, the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: People

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 99.8% 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, some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 76.0% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 12.7% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.

Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 97.3% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, college students and active retirees.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 25.3% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 22.1% 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 97.8% 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 19.7% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 97.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 78.9% of the workforce in the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood has more Swiss and Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 1.8% have Armenian ancestry.

Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% 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 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 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 99.8% 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.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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, 78.9% 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 15.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (5.0%).

The Neighbors: 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 Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 68.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, German/Yiddish and Japanese.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood in Stanford, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.2%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (13.3%), and residents who report English roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.3%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 31.4% 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 Frenchmans Hill / Peter Coutts Hills neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (45.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (25.3%) and 19.7% 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.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Herbert Hoover Elementary School
445 E. Charleston Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
KG-05
Escondido Elementary School
890 Escondido Rd.
Stanford, CA 94305
KG-05
Henry M. Gunn High School
780 Arastradero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
09-12
Ohlone Elementary School
950 Amarillo Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
KG-05
Lucille M. Nixon Elementary School
1711 Stanford Ave.
Stanford, CA 94305
KG-05
Palo Alto High School
50 Embarcadero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94301
09-12
Greendell School
4120 Midfield Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
KG-12
Frank S. Greene Jr. Middle School
750 N. Ca Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94303
06-08
Ellen Fletcher Middle School
655 Arastradero Rd.
Palo Alto, CA 94306
06-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

PALO ALTO UNIFIED


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District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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