Found within zip codes: 98105
Popular real estate near Seattle, WA (Ravenna)
Ravenna median real estate prices are $515,639, which is more expensive than 94.9% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 93.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Ravenna are currently $926, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 63.3% of the neighborhoods in Washington.
Ravenna is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Seattle, Washington.
Ravenna real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Ravenna neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.9% in Ravenna. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.5% 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 get around.Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Ravenna neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 13.1% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Also, our research revealed that more commuters here take the bus to work (18.3% ride the bus) than 96.1% 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 consider.Notable & Unique: People
If knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Ravenna neighborhood, where 43.0% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Ravenna 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 1.7% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Washington. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.Notable & Unique: Occupations
Executives, managers and professionals make up 66.9% of the workforce in the Ravenna neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Ravenna neighborhood has more Iranian and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Iranian ancestry and 1.0% have Finnish ancestry.
Ravenna is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.The Neighbors The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 Ravenna 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 69.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.9% 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 83.6% 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 Ravenna neighborhood, 66.9% 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 19.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (14.9%), and 8.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Ravenna neighborhood in Seattle, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (12.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.9%) , and residents who report Italian roots (6.8%) , and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (5.7%) , along with some English ancestry residents (4.9%), among others. In addition, 11.2% 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 Ravenna neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Korean 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 Ravenna neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (49.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride the bus to get to work (18.3%) and 13.1% of residents also bicycle 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.
|MEDIAN HOUSE VALUE||$515,639|
HOUSE VALUE RANGE
|RENTAL PRICE||High cost relative to WA, high cost relative to the nation|
|NEIGHBORHOOD LOOK, FEEL, & CHARACTER||DETAILS|
|THE SETTING||Urban (based on population density)|
|TYPE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Single-family homes, some Complexes/high rise apartments, some Rowhouses & attached homes and a few Small apartment buildings|
|SIZE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Small dwellings (1, 2, or no bedrooms), some Medium-sized dwellings (3 or 4 bedrooms) and a few Large dwellings (4 or 5 bedrooms)|
|AGE OF HOMES / DWELLINGS||Mostly Historic homes (Built 1939 or earlier), some Well established older homes (Built 1940 - 1969), some Newer Homes (Built 2000 or later) and some Established but not old (Built 1970 – 1999)|
|HOMEOWNERSHIP||Mixed owners & renters|
|SPECIAL CHARACTER||Mostly Hip & Trendy and Walkable|
|AGE & LIFESTYLE||Mostly Young singles-upwardly mobile (young, educated, professionally employed, and single), some Mixed ages, some Families with children (family households with school-aged children), some College students (people currently attending college) and some Seniors (people 65 and over)|
|EDUCATION LEVEL||Rating: 10 (5 is average for the U.S., 10 is most educated)|
|INCOME||Upper middle income (well-above average income for America)|
|OCCUPATIONS||Mostly Executive, managerial & professional, some Sales & Service workers, some Government employees, some Clerical, assistants & technical support and some Manufacturing & Laborers|
|ETHNICITY / ANCESTRY||Mostly White (non-Hispanic), some East Asian, some Italian ancestry, some Irish ancestry, some Hispanic, some Mexican and some Black|
|LANGUAGES||Mostly English speaking, some Spanish speaking and some Italian speaking|
|SCHOOLS IN THIS NEIGHBORHOOD||GRADES|
|There are no schools physically located in this neighborhood.|
This neighborhood is served by one 1 district.
47,735 Students enrolled in District
READING & MATH
|ETHNIC/RACIAL GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|WHITE (NON-HISPANIC) (%)||44.2||62.8|
|ASIAN OR PACIFIC ISLANDER (%)||20.3||7.2|
|AMERICAN INDIAN OR NATIVE OF ALASKA (%)||1.7||1.7|
|ECONOMIC GROUPS||THIS DISTRICT||THIS STATE|
|ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED (%)||40.1||40.1|
|FOR THIS DISTRICT||PER STUDENT||TOTAL||% OF TOTAL|
|NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT|
|ADULTS IN NEIGHBORHOOD WITH COLLEGE DEGREE OR HIGHER (%)||74.8|
|CHILDREN IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD LIVING IN POVERTY (%)||1.9|
|PERIOD||TOTAL APPRECIATION||AVG. ANNUAL RATE||COMPARED TO WA*||COMPARED TO AMERICA*|
|LAST 10 YEARS|
|LAST 5 YEARS|
|LAST 2 YEARS|
|LAST 12 MONTHS|
|* 10 is highest|
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National Median 3.9
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in Seattle 1 in 167
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National Median 29.1
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in Seattle 1 in 19
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