Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North median real estate price is $1,338,498, which is more expensive than 87.6% of the neighborhoods in California and 97.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North is currently $4,511, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.0% of the neighborhoods in California.
Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Walnut Creek, California.
Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Real estate vacancies in Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North are 4.1%, which is lower than one will find in 74.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North 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.
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 Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood is wealthier than 98.0% 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, Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, the rate of college educated adults in the Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 81.4% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 33.7% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
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 Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 96.5% 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, families with school-aged children and active retirees.
The Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 96.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 70.6% 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.
One way that the Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Did you know that the Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood has more Finnish and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 3.5% have Cuban ancestry.
Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% 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 98.0% 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 Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood in Walnut Creek 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 98.0% 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 Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood, 70.6% 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 18.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.7%), and 4.6% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese, Langs. of India and Korean.
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 Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood in Walnut Creek, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (20.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.5%), and residents who report German roots (13.5%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (12.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.6%), among others. In addition, 18.9% 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 Rancho San Miguel / Brooktree North neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (27.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (59.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also take the train to get to work (8.6%) and 7.5% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.