Real Estate Prices and Overview
Meadowdale median real estate prices are $514,411, which is more expensive than 93.5% of the neighborhoods
in Washington and 92.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Meadowdale are currently
$1,166, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 60.8%
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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
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
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 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
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 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
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 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
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 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.