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
Yaquina Bay Rd / SE Bay Blvd 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.
In addition to being coastal, Yaquina Bay Rd / SE Bay Blvd is a very nautical neighborhood,
meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and
on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel,
with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights
and sounds of.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Yaquina Bay Rd / SE Bay Blvd neighborhood has more
Welsh and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 7.1% have Norwegian ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Yaquina Bay Rd / SE Bay Blvd
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Yaquina Bay Rd / SE Bay Blvd neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 78.0% 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 99.4% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters,
or fishers. But the Yaquina Bay Rd / SE Bay Blvd neighborhood truly stands
out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis,
this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers
than 96.6% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique
cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Furthermore, with 1.3% of employed workers living in the
Yaquina Bay Rd / SE Bay Blvd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 95.5% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: People
If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the
Yaquina Bay Rd / SE Bay Blvd neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider
for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by
NeighborhoodScout as among the top 8.8% of retiree-friendly
neighborhoods in Oregon, combining peace and quiet, safety from
crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can
choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion
of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other
age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies
this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking
of or planning to retire in Oregon.