Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of East Wenatchee are $191,555, which is less expensive than 70.9% of Washington neighborhoods
and 40.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in East Wenatchee City Center are currently
$794, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 80.1% of Washington neighborhoods.
East Wenatchee City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in East Wenatchee, Washington.
Real estate in the City Center of East Wenatchee, WA is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) small apartment buildings and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. 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.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.5% in East Wenatchee
City Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 48.8% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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: 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 East Wenatchee City Center
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the East Wenatchee City Center neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 62.9% 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 96.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the East Wenatchee City Center neighborhood has more
Norwegian and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 0.9% have Swiss ancestry.
East Wenatchee City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
One of the really interesting characteristics about the East Wenatchee
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 4.4% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Washington.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, three-deckers, duplexes, old Victorian homes cut up into apartments. Independent stores on the corner selling pizza. These are some of the hallmarks of neighborhoods with lots of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings. The East Wenatchee City Center neighborhood really stands out in this regard, however, as it is dominated by such small apartment buildings more than nearly any other neighborhood in America. This is a stunning visual and lifestyle example of this type of neighborhood. In fact, 41.8% of the real estate here are small 2, 3, or 4 unit apartment buildings, which is a higher proportion than found in 96.7% of America's neighborhoods.
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 City Center neighborhood in East Wenatchee are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 65.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 27.3% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 69.9%
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 East Wenatchee City Center neighborhood, 38.7%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.4% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(22.5%), and 11.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 East Wenatchee, WA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(24.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.6%) , and residents who report English roots (5.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (4.9%) , along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.2%), among others. In addition, 12.0% 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 East Wenatchee City Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 74.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.
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 East Wenatchee City Center neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (62.9% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (86.8%) 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 (7.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.