Found within zip codes: 97068
Popular real estate near West Linn, OR (City Center)
Median real estate prices in the City Center of West Linn are $354,372, which is more expensive than 89.2% of the neighborhoods in Oregon and 83.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in West Linn City Center are currently $912, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 82.1% of the neighborhoods in Oregon.
West Linn City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in West Linn, Oregon.
Real estate in the City Center of West Linn, OR is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in West Linn City Center are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 70.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in West Linn City Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.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 West Linn, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the West Linn City Center 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 0.5% 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 families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the West Linn City Center neighborhood has more Romanian and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry and 4.5% have Swedish ancestry.
West Linn City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.The Neighbors 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 West Linn are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 93.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.6% 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 84.6% of America'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 West Linn City Center neighborhood, 52.7% 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 22.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (12.9%), and 12.1% 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 West Linn, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (13.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.6%) , and residents who report Irish roots (7.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (4.5%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the West Linn City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.4%).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 West Linn City Center neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.9% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (87.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$354,372|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||Very high cost relative to OR, high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Small apartment buildings and a few Rowhouses & attached homes|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms), some Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms) and a few Small dwellings (1, 2, or no 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)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mostly Owner occupied|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Urban Sophisticates, Walkable and Hip & Trendy|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some Mixed ages, some Seniors (people 65 and over) and some College students (people currently attending college)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 9 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Wealthy (among the 15% most wealthy communities in America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Clerical, assistants & technical support, some Manufacturing & Laborers and some Government employees|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic, some Italian ancestry, some East Asian and some Mexican|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking and some Russian speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD *||GRADES|
SUNSET PRIMARY SCHOOL
2351 OXFORD ST, WEST LINN, OR 97068
WEST LINN HIGH SCHOOL
5464 WEST A ST, WEST LINN, OR 97068
THREE RIVERS CHARTER SCHOOL
4975 WILLAMETTE FALLS DR, WEST LINN, OR 97068
BOLTON PRIMARY SCHOOL
5933 HOLMES ST, WEST LINN, OR 97068
* Depending on where you live in this neighborhood, your children may attend these schools or other schools outside the neighborhood. Always check with your local school department to determine which schools your children may attend based on your specific address and your child's grade-level.
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
8,435 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||79.5||65.2|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||4.2||3.8|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||0.6||1.8|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||21.3||49.9|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||53.7|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||1.6|
|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|
City Center neighborhood appreciation rates are for subscribers only. West Linn, OR appreciation rates (city-wide averages) are open to all visitors.
National Median 3.9
My chances of becoming a victim
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in West Linn 1 in 2539
in Oregon 1 in 404
National Median 29.1
My chances of becoming a victim
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in West Linn 1 in 95
in Oregon 1 in 32
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