Real Estate Prices and Overview
Meadowdale median real estate prices are $514,411, which is more expensive than 93.4% of the neighborhoods
in Washington and 92.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Meadowdale are currently
$1,154, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.6%
of the neighborhoods in Washington.
Meadowdale is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Edmonds, Washington. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Meadowdale 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 Meadowdale 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 7.9% in
Meadowdale. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 58.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Edmonds,
the Meadowdale neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Meadowdale is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Meadowdale neighborhood has more
Arab and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry and 6.2% have Norwegian ancestry.
Meadowdale is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
A majority of the adults in the Meadowdale neighborhood
are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately
homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their
upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably.
If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling
in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle
"best choice" neighborhood for Washington by NeighborhoodScout's analysis,
which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 96.1%
of the neighborhoods in Washington.
In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates , families with school-aged children and college students.
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 Meadowdale neighborhood in Edmonds 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 93.2% of the neighborhoods in America.
With 15.6% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.1%
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 Meadowdale neighborhood, 49.6%
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 24.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(13.4%), and 11.1% 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 Meadowdale neighborhood in Edmonds, WA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English
(10.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.0%) , and residents who report Irish roots (6.9%) , and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (6.6%) , along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (6.2%), among others. In addition, 11.8% 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 Meadowdale
neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Vietnamese and Spanish.
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 Meadowdale neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.2% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.1%) 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 (10.2%) and 7.0% of residents also ride the bus 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.