Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of West Linn are $383,853, which is more expensive than 89.8% of the neighborhoods
in Oregon and 86.1% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in West Linn City Center are currently
$948, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.1%
of the neighborhoods in Oregon.
West Linn City Center is a suburban 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 70.3% 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
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, West Linn City Center
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Oregon. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.1% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Oregon. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the West Linn
City Center neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students , highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the West Linn City Center neighborhood has more
Swedish and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 1.1% have Finnish ancestry.
West Linn City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% 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 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 88.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 2.7% 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 82.7%
of America's neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel
rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if
most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is
the shear diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits
your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the West Linn City Center neighborhood, 49.2%
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 25.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(13.2%), and 12.6% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the City Center neighborhood in West Linn, OR, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(14.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.3%) , and residents who report Irish roots (8.1%) , and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (4.4%) , along with some Swedish ancestry residents (4.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the West Linn City Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.3% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (4.0%).
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 West Linn City Center neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.0% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (90.0%) 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.