Found within zip codes: 97331
Popular real estate near Corvallis, OR (Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd)
Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd median real estate prices are $310,645, which is more expensive than 82.4% of the neighborhoods in Oregon and 79.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd are currently $612, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 76.4% of Oregon neighborhoods.
Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Corvallis, Oregon.
Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 21.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 87.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by seasonal homes (such as vacation areas), and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.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 Corvallis, the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
More people in Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd choose to walk to work each day (45.8%) 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.
Also, 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 Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 10.0% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood, analysis shows that 12.8% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 97.0% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 65.5% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.3% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Oregon. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for young, single professionals.
Also, one of the unique characteristics of the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.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 Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 76.5% 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 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.9% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood has more Finnish and Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 1.3% have Brazilian ancestry.
Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.8% of employed workers living in the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.3% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 86.0% of the real estate in the Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.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 Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood in Corvallis are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 96.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 38.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.6% 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 Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood, 54.4% 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 20.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.4%), and 8.9% 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 Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood in Corvallis, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.6%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (10.6%) , and residents who report English roots (9.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.2%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.6%), among others. In addition, 12.4% 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 Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Korean and Chinese.Getting to Work
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (76.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (45.8%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (33.8%) and 10.0% of residents also bicycle for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$310,645|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Low cost relative to OR, low cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Complexes/high rise apartments, some Single-family homes, some Small apartment buildings and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later) and some Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier)|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy and Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some College students (people currently attending college), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 9 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Low income (among the 15% lowest income communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Government employees and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some East Asian, some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic, some Italian ancestry, some Mexican and some Black|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking and some Portuguese speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
6,559 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||72.4||65.2|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||5.9||3.8|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.7||1.8|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||34.9||49.9|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||54.1|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||38.7|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO OR*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. Corvallis, OR appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
in Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Corvallis 1 in 770
in Oregon 1 in 404
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
in Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd SUBSCRIBE FOR DETAIL
in Corvallis 1 in 31
in Oregon 1 in 32
Oregon State U / SW Philomath Blvd neighborhood Crime data are subscription only. Corvallis, OR crime rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
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