Corvallis, OR (City Center)




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About Corvallis, OR (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Corvallis is $364,042, which is more expensive than 65.3% of the neighborhoods in Oregon and 76.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Corvallis City Center is currently $963, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 74.0% of Oregon neighborhoods.

Corvallis City Center is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Corvallis, Oregon.

Real estate in the City Center of Corvallis, OR is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. 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 between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Corvallis City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 82.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This can sometimes be the case in neighborhoods dominated by new construction that is not yet occupied. But often neighborhoods with vacancy rates this high are places that can be plagued by a protracted vacancy problem. If you live here, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

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 Corvallis City Center neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 18.0% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the Corvallis City Center neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 36.0% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 99.1% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Finally, in the Corvallis City Center neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 11.4% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 95.4% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Corvallis City Center neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 62.8% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, one of the unique characteristics of the Corvallis City Center neighborhood revealed by analysis is that the per capita income of residents here is lower than that found in 98.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, there is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (0.8%) living in the Corvallis City Center neighborhood.

Finally, the Corvallis City Center neighborhood stands out within Oregon for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 5.6% of college-friendly places to live in OR.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Corvallis City Center neighborhood. In the Corvallis City Center neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 99.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the Corvallis City Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 68.4% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Corvallis City Center neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 92.8%, which is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

In addition, the Corvallis City Center neighborhood is very unique in that it has one of the highest proportions of one, two, or no bedroom real estate of any neighborhood in America. Most neighborhoods have a mixture of home or apartment sizes from small to large, but here the concentration of studios and other small living spaces is at near-record heights. With 84.9% of the real estate here of this small size, this most assuredly is a notable feature that makes this neighborhood unique, along with just a handful of other neighborhoods in the U.S. that share this characteristic.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Corvallis City Center neighborhood has more Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Arab ancestry.

Corvallis City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.8% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

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 City Center neighborhood in Corvallis are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 98.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 7.9% 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 69.8% 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 Corvallis City Center neighborhood, 44.4% 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 35.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.4%), and 5.0% 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 City Center neighborhood in Corvallis, OR, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.6%), and residents who report Asian roots (10.0%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.6%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 12.6% 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 Corvallis City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 82.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic and Chinese.

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 Corvallis City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (68.4% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (42.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (36.0%) and 18.0% 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Corvallis 0.101011101001110
Oregon 2.60
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Corvallis 0.101011101001110
Oregon 29.47
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Oregon 57

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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CORVALLIS SD 509J


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Better than of OR school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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