Real Estate Prices and Overview
49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way median real estate prices are $420,645, which is more expensive than 87.3% of the neighborhoods
in Washington and 88.8% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way are currently
$1,733, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 93.0%
of the neighborhoods in Washington.
49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Seattle, Washington.
49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Real estate vacancies in 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way are 6.8%,
which is lower than one will find in 64.7% of American
neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way
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 Seattle,
the 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way 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 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way neighborhood has more
British and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of
this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.0% have Croatian ancestry.
49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would
purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them
regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets
to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't
do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy
and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in
the 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more
"urban sophisticates" live than 97.8% of neighborhoods
across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane
tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy,
educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or
not they live in or near a big city.
In addition, 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way has the amazing distinction of housing more same
sex couples living together than 97.6% of neighborhoods
in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's
analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work
(16.3% ride the bus) than 95.3% of all American
neighborhoods. If you like the idea of leaving your car and home and
hopping the bus to work, this might be a good neighborhood for you to
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 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way neighborhood in Seattle are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has
a higher income than 84.9% 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 82.9%
of America'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 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way neighborhood, 58.8%
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 20.2% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(12.8%), and 8.3% 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 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way neighborhood in Seattle, WA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(11.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.7%) , and residents who report English roots (6.4%) , and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (6.4%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way
neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.0% of households. Some people also speak Vietnamese (2.2%).
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 49th Ave SW / SW Admiral Way 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 (67.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work.
In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (16.3%) and 11.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.