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,
the La Puente Rd / Grand Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the La Puente Rd / Grand Ave neighborhood has more
Asian and Cuban ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 73.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Asian ancestry and 2.3% have Cuban ancestry.
La Puente Rd / Grand Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 39.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Chinese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, La Puente Rd / Grand Ave
is among the best neighborhoods for families in California. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.6% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of California. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
La Puente Rd / Grand Ave neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
In addition, 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 La Puente Rd / Grand Ave 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.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the La Puente Rd / Grand Ave neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 39.0% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.5% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the La Puente Rd / Grand Ave
What is interesting to note, is that the La Puente Rd / Grand Ave
neighborhood has a greater percentage of residents born in another country
(47.6%) than are found in 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, real estate in the La Puente Rd / Grand Ave neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Furthermore, one way that the La Puente Rd / Grand Ave neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.6% 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.
Also of note, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the La Puente Rd / Grand Ave stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 91.5% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Finally, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the La Puente Rd / Grand Ave neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 96.7% of all American neighborhoods.