Whittier, CA (Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave)




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About Whittier, CA (Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave median real estate price is $520,743, which is more expensive than 55.7% of the neighborhoods in California and 88.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave is currently $1,945, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.7% of the neighborhoods in California.

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

Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave 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 Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave, the current vacancy rate is 3.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 83.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

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 Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave neighborhood, is that an incredible 86.4% 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave neighborhood has more Armenian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Armenian 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 Whittier Blvd / Scott 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 82.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.4% 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 82.6% 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 Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave neighborhood, 40.5% 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 31.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.2%), and 12.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave neighborhood in Whittier, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (43.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.2%), and residents who report German roots (11.1%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (7.0%), along with some English ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 11.1% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 70.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (22.6%).

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 Whittier Blvd / Scott Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.6%) 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 (8.4%) . 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

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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California 4.26
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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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EAST WHITTIER CITY ELEMENTARY


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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

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