Whittier, CA (Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd)




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About Whittier, CA (Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd median real estate price is $418,288, which is more expensive than 39.8% of the neighborhoods in California and 82.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd is currently $1,702, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.0% of California neighborhoods.

Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Whittier, California.

Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd, the current vacancy rate is 3.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 87.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd 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 Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd neighborhood has more Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 66.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Mexican ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd 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 71.8% of the neighborhoods in America. With 21.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 59.8% of U.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 Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd neighborhood, 32.1% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 25.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.7%), and 18.3% 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 Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd neighborhood in Whittier, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (66.5%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (6.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (3.8%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (3.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (1.9%), among others. In addition, 29.1% 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 Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd neighborhood is Spanish, spoken by 55.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include English and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.6% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (86.9%) 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 (10.6%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Whittier 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Whittier 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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Valley View Ave / Leffingwell Rd 0.101011101001110
Whittier 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

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

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SOUTH WHITTIER ELEMENTARY


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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
Monte Vista Middle
12000 Loma Dr.
Whittier, CA, 90604
04-06
Howard J. Mckibben Elementary
10550 Mills Ave.
Whittier, CA, 90604
KG-06
Lake Marie Elementary
10001 Carmenita Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90605
KG-06
Los Altos Elementary
12001 Bona Vista Ln.
Whittier, CA, 90604
KG-03
Richard L. Graves Middle
13243 E. Los Nietos Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90605
07-08
Carmela Elementary
13300 Lakeland Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90605
KG-06
Loma Vista Elementary
13463 E. Meyer Rd.
Whittier, CA, 90605
KG-06

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