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 $292,825, which is less expensive than 79.4% of California neighborhoods and 79.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr is currently $1,747, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.4% 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.

Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr has a 15.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 77.2% 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 Walnut Creek, the Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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, the types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America, has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 60.0%. This is a higher percent living alone than we found in 99.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.

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 94.3% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood has more British and Ukrainian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.8% have Ukrainian ancestry.

Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 14.6% 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 98.2% 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.


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 middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 45.5% 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 Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr neighborhood, 58.8% 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 31.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (10.0%), and 7.2% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 (17.8%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.3%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (15.0%), along with some French ancestry residents (6.6%), among others. In addition, 25.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 78.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Spanish, Korean and Chinese.

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 between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (77.3%) 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 (12.2%) . 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

44 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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. 4 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr 0.101011101001110
Walnut Creek 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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Golden Rain Rd / Skycrest Dr 0.101011101001110
Walnut Creek 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Walnut Creek 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (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. 21 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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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
Miramonte High School
750 Moraga Way
Orinda, CA, 94563
09-12
Las Lomas High School
1460 S. Main St.
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596
09-12
Campolindo High School
300 Moraga Rd.
Moraga, CA, 94556
09-12
Acalanes High School
1200 Pleasant Hill Rd.
Lafayette, CA, 94549
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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

School District Enrollment By Group

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