Walnut Creek, CA (Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr)



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About Walnut Creek, CA (Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr median real estate price is $378,686, which is less expensive than 77.0% of California neighborhoods and 26.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr is currently $2,220, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.1% of California neighborhoods.

Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Walnut Creek, California.

Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.1% in Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.6% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, one of the most interesting things about the Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood is that it has a greater concentration of residents who live alone than most all neighborhoods in America. With 68.1% of the households here made up of people living alone, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this is a larger proportion of people living alone than in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if you're planning where to retire, the Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood in Walnut Creek is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in CA, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in California. If you are considering retiring to California, this is a good neighborhood to look at.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood, analysis shows that 35.5% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 91.8% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 67.1% 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood has more Canadian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 1.8% have Austrian ancestry.

Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% 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 Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood in Walnut Creek are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. 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

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 Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood, 67.1% 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 21.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (11.7%), and 7.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, German/Yiddish and Spanish.

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 Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood in Walnut Creek, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.7%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (8.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.5%), among others. In addition, 20.3% 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 Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (83.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (9.9%) and 7.1% of residents also take the train 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 Q1 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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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:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated May 2020.

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

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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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr 0.101011101001110
Walnut Creek 0.101011101001110
California 4.47

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Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr 0.101011101001110
Walnut Creek 0.101011101001110
California 23.80

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Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr 0.101011101001110
Walnut Creek 0.101011101001110
California 85

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

65 Vital Statistics. 19 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

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ACALANES UNION HIGH


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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*
Acalanes Center For Independent Study School
1963 Tice Valley Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
09-12
Acalanes High School
1200 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
09-12
Campolindo High School
300 Moraga Rd.
Moraga, CA 94556
09-12
Las Lomas High School
1460 S. Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
09-12
Miramonte High School
750 Moraga Way
Orinda, CA 94563
09-12
* 10 is highest

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WALNUT CREEK ELEMENTARY


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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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*
Buena Vista Elementary School
2355 San Juan Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
KG-05
Indian Valley Elementary School
551 Marshall Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
KG-05
Murwood Elementary School
2050 Vanderslice Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
KG-05
Parkmead Elementary School
1920 Magnolia Way
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
KG-05
Tice Creek School
1847 Newell Ave.
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
KG-08
Walnut Creek Intermediate School
2425 Walnut Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94597
06-08
Walnut Heights Elementary School
4064 Walnut Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
KG-05
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School District Enrollment By Group

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