Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Coeur d'Alene are $190,485, which is more expensive than 74.1% of the neighborhoods
in Idaho and 58.9% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Coeur d'Alene City Center are currently
$777, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 42.8% of Idaho neighborhoods.
Coeur d'Alene City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.
Real estate in the City Center of Coeur d'Alene, ID 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 City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Coeur d'Alene City Center has a 15.5% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
75.1% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Coeur d'Alene City Center neighborhood has more
Romanian and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 1.8% have Austrian ancestry.
Coeur d'Alene City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak South Asian languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, the City Center neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular Coeur d'Alene neighborhood.
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's research, Coeur d'Alene City Center is
better suited for first-time home buyers than 88.9%
of neighborhoods in the state. Most homes here are priced below the
state's median house value, yet maintain comparably good appreciation
rates over the last decade relative to other neighborhoods in Idaho.
Along with an exclusive multi-metric measure of neighborhood quality
developed by NeighborhoodScout that scores high here in this neighborhood,
this means that buying into the neighborhood
is not only an accessible option but considered a decent first time
home buyer choice for building equity in your first home, while being
in a quality neighborhood
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the Coeur d'Alene City Center neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 5.4% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, more people in Coeur d'Alene City Center choose to walk to work each day
(14.7%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are
attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood
could be a good choice.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Coeur d'Alene City Center
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Coeur d'Alene City Center neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 63.6% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 City Center neighborhood in Coeur d'Alene are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 71.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 30.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 73.6%
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 Coeur d'Alene City Center neighborhood, 38.4%
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 31.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(17.1%), and 12.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 City Center neighborhood in Coeur d'Alene, ID, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(22.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (6.6%) , and residents who report Irish roots (4.2%) , and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.1%) , along with some Romanian ancestry residents (3.6%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Coeur d'Alene City Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.5% of households. Some people also speak South Asian languages (5.3%).
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 Coeur d'Alene City Center neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (63.6% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (69.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (14.7%) and 7.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.