Real Estate Prices and Overview
Median real estate prices in the City Center of Snohomish are $277,704, which is more expensive than 61.9% of the neighborhoods
in Washington and 75.3% of the
neighborhoods in the U.S.
Average rental prices in Snohomish City Center are currently
$947, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 48.9% of Washington neighborhoods.
Snohomish City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Snohomish, Washington.
Real estate in the City Center of Snohomish, WA 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 City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.
Snohomish City Center has a 12.9% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
66.5% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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: People
Astoundingly, the City Center neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.7%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular Snohomish neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Snohomish City Center neighborhood has more
Ukrainian and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of
this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 1.9% have Greek ancestry.
Snohomish City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Greek at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 City Center neighborhood in Snohomish are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 62.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 25.8% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 67.7%
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 Snohomish City Center neighborhood, 35.4%
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
executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations
(17.4%), and 17.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Snohomish, WA, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(15.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (9.5%) , and residents who report Irish roots (8.2%) , and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.6%) , along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (5.4%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Snohomish City Center
neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (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 Snohomish City Center neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (30.4% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (76.3%) 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 (12.6%) and 5.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work 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.