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
$646, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 46.3% 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
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 5.4% of residents in
the Coeur d'Alene City Center neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
97.9% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the Coeur d'Alene City Center neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 14.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 96.3% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has
a length of commute that is notable.
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
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 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
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 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.