Laurelwood, Salinas, CA

Laurelwood Neighborhood Guide Salinas, CA


Laurelwood is a serene Salinas neighborhood in California located near the notable Highway 101. Known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to shopping outlets, it offers a calm yet engaging lifestyle. With a range of dining and shopping options at the Northridge Mall nearby, residents never run out of places to visit. Moreover, the neighborhood provides quick access to the vibrant downtown area and various parks, including the Laurelwood Neighborhood Park.

What You Will Love About Laurelwood, Salinas, California

  • It is a peaceful family-oriented community, making it ideal for families looking to settle or retire.
  • The neighborhood's proximity to Highway 101 offers convenient access to other California cities.
  • There's never a dull moment with Northridge Mall nearby, which offers a plethora of shopping and dining experiences.
  • The Laurelwood Neighborhood Park offers an outdoor retreat for residents.

What’s Nearby

Laurelwood is close to downtown Salinas, which is the heart of the city's art, culture, and dining scene. The neighborhood is also near the Northridge Mall for shopping enthusiasts and the Laurelwood Neighborhood Park for nature lovers and families.

The Rental Market

Laurelwood's rental market shows a range of prices for 1-bedroom apartments. The average rent sits at $2,736 per month, with a fluctuation that can drive the price to a maximum of $4,372 or down to a minimum of $2,577. The standard deviation of the average price is $496.35, indicating a relatively wide divergence in rental prices.

Rental Price Stability

The rental price stability in Laurelwood seems to be moderate, with a noticeable deviation in prices. The variance in rental rates across the neighborhood, as represented by a standard deviation of $496.35, suggests a range of housing options available to suit different budgets.


Laurelwood offers a peaceful, family-friendly lifestyle with a blend of convenience and tranquility. The immediate access to shopping, dining, and recreational activities promises a comfortable suburban living experience, while the neighborhood's access to Highway 101 provides great connectivity to the rest of California.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 127 restaurants, 36 grocery stores, and 13 parks within a mile of the Laurelwood neighborhood.

    Magana's Meat Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    965 N Main St

    The UNI-Kool Partners

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    710 W Market St

    Sante Fe Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    1017 N Main St

    Oldtown Marketplace

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    200 Main St

    Magat Asian Grocery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    1026 N Davis Rd

    Vallarta Supermarkets

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    1050 N Davis Rd

Laurelwood Apartments and Rentals

61 Rental properties in Laurelwood, Salinas, CA.

  • 715 Elton Pl property


    715 Elton Pl

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    550 Sqft

  • 16 Natividad Rd property


    16 Natividad Rd

    Studio • 1 Bath

    474 Sqft

  • 500 Abbott St property


    500 Abbott St

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1092 Sqft

  • 35 Rosarita Dr property


    35 Rosarita Dr

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    858 Sqft

  • 196 E Alvin Dr property


    196 E Alvin Dr

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    735 Sqft

  • 426 California St property


    426 California St

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

Cost of Living

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Laurelwood Demographics

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Laurelwood Reviews

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  • Mostly Older Buildings


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Laurelwood Transportation

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The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

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Train Stop

11 Station Pl

Greyhound: Bus Station

Bus Stop

3 Station Pl

Monterey and Salinas Railroad Museum

Train Stop

26 Railroad Ave


Laurelwood Schools

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