Real Estate Prices and Overview
SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St median real estate prices are $305,921, which is more expensive than 76.9% of the neighborhoods
in Oregon and 78.6% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St are currently
$1,132, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 77.2%
of the neighborhoods in Oregon.
SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Corvallis, Oregon.
SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in
SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 49.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St neighborhood has more
Scottish and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 3.1% have Arab ancestry.
SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 5.5% 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, in the SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 11.0% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 95.0% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Notable & Unique: People
Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But
in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive analysis reveals that 32.6% of the adults here have
earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a
higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in
96.3% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American
neighborhood has 8.4% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are
highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
In addition, the SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St neighborhood stands out within Oregon
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 7%
of college-friendly places to live in OR.
In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and families with school-aged children.
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 SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St neighborhood in Corvallis are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 83.4% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 7.6% 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 68.7%
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 SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St neighborhood, 54.8%
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 16.7% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(15.1%), and 12.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities
and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods
with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries
will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun
to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly,
why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St neighborhood in Corvallis, OR, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(13.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.6%) , and residents who report Scottish roots (5.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.4%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.
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 SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St
neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Chinese and Arabic.
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 SW West Hills Rd / SW 53rd St neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (71.4%) 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 (13.9%) and 5.5% of residents also bicycle 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.