Whittier, CA (Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave)




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About Whittier, CA (Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave median real estate price is $469,456, which is more expensive than 46.1% of the neighborhoods in California and 85.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave is currently $2,050, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.0% of the neighborhoods in California.

Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Whittier, California.

Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Real estate vacancies in Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 69.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave 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.

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 Whittier, the Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 40.3% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 82.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.

Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 74.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Spanish at home. This is a higher percentage than 97.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods have a mixture of ages of homes in them, from new to old, but this neighborhood stands out due to its concentration of residential real estate built in one time frame: from 1940 through 1969, generally considered older, well-established homes. This was a busy time in America for home construction. After the end of World War II, as GIs came home, bought newly built homes on the edges of cities with the help of the GI Bill, and began their families. This housing era generally coincides with the 'Baby Boom' generation (1945 - 1964), and many baby boomers grew up in homes built in this era. But what is so interesting about the Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood, is that an incredible 82.7% of the homes here were built in this era. So when you walk its streets or drive through, this neighborhood has a look and feel that harkens to that era in American life, a very important slice of Americana.

Notable & Unique: People

The Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood stands out within California for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 9.1% of college-friendly places to live in CA.


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 Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood in Whittier are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.0% 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 69.2% 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 Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood, 31.6% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.9%), and 19.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood in Whittier, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (82.3%). There are also a number of people of Italian ancestry (2.8%), and residents who report Asian roots (2.4%), and some of the residents are also of South American ancestry (2.1%), along with some Native American ancestry residents (1.6%), among others. In addition, 32.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 74.0% of households. Some people also speak English (23.2%).

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 Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (30.9% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.

Here most residents (84.2%) 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 (11.0%) . 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

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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

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Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave 0.101011101001110
Whittier 0.101011101001110
California 4.26

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Norwalk Blvd / Slauson Ave 0.101011101001110
Whittier 0.101011101001110
California 26.18

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Whittier 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

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WHITTIER UNION HIGH


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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
Frontier High (continuation) School
9401 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90605
09-12
Whittier High School
12417 E. Philadelphia St.
Whittier, CA, 90601
09-12
Santa Fe High School
10400 S. Orr And Day Rd.
Santa Fe Springs, CA, 90670
09-12
Pioneer High School
10800 Ben Avon
Whittier, CA, 90606
09-12
La Serna High School
15301 E. Youngwood Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90605
09-12
California High School
9800 S. Mills Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90604
09-12
Sierra Vista High (alternative) School
9401 S. Painter Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90605
09-12

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District Quality Compared to California

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Better than of CA school districts.

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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
Rancho Santa Gertrudes Elementary School
11233 E. Charlesworth Rd.
Santa Fe Springs, CA, 90670
KG-06
Ada S. Nelson Elementary School
8140 S. Vicki Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90606
KG-06
Los Nietos Middle School
11425 E. Rivera Rd.
Los Nietos, CA, 90606
07-08
Aeolian Elementary School
11600 Aeolian St.
Whittier, CA, 90606
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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