Real Estate Prices and Overview
Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr median real estate prices are $414,838, which is more expensive than 92.7% of the neighborhoods
in Oregon and 88.4% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr 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.
Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in West Linn, Oregon.
Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr real estate 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 Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr 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 Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr are 6.2%,
which is lower than one will find in 68.6% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr
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 Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr neighborhood has more
Armenian and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Armenian ancestry and 0.6% have Belgian ancestry.
Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% 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 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Oregon. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 98.4% 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
Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
In addition, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 97.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Also, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 65.5% of the adults living in the
Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 11.5% 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 95.8% 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.
Also, while most Americans do drive to work alone each day, the
Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr neighborhood stands out by having 93.3% of commuters
doing so, which is a higher proportion of people driving alone to work
than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.2% of all American
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 84.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complementary 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 Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr 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 92.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, 4.7% 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 76.7%
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 Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr neighborhood, 59.7%
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 22.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(15.8%), and 3.9% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr neighborhood in West Linn, OR, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(13.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.0%) , and residents who report English roots (7.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (4.7%) , along with some Asian ancestry residents (4.1%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr
neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.0%).
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 Willamette Dr / Marylhurst Dr neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (93.3%) 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 (5.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.