Anacortes, WA (12Th St / J Ave)




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About Anacortes, WA (12Th St / J Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

12Th St / J Ave median real estate price is $356,740, which is more expensive than 58.5% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 76.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in 12Th St / J Ave is currently $1,220, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 70.0% of Washington neighborhoods.

12Th St / J Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Anacortes, Washington. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

12Th St / J Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the 12Th St / J Ave 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 9.2% in 12Th St / J Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Real Estate

12Th St / J Ave 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, 12Th St / J Ave 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 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood has more Croatian and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 11.4% have Norwegian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.7% of the 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.0% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 1.2% of employed workers living in the 12Th St / J Ave 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 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 7.1% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Washington, 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 Washington.


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 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood in Anacortes are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 50.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 12.3% 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 58.9% 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 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood, 33.3% 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 30.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.1%), and 13.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood in Anacortes, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.6%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (11.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% of households.

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 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (85.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. 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

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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12Th St / J Ave 0.101011101001110
Anacortes 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84

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12Th St / J Ave 0.101011101001110
Anacortes 0.101011101001110
Washington 34.64

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12Th St / J Ave 0.101011101001110
Anacortes 0.101011101001110
Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ANACORTES SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Cap Sante High School
1600 20th Street
Anacortes, WA, 98221
09-12
Whitney Elementary Anacortes School
1200 M Avenue
Anacortes, WA, 98221
PK-KG
Mount Erie Elementary School
1313 41st Street
Anacortes, WA, 98221
KG-06
Island View Elementary School
2501 J Avenue
Anacortes, WA, 98221
KG-06
Fidalgo Elementary School
13590 Gibralter Road
Anacortes, WA, 98221
KG-06
Anacortes High School
1600 20th Street
Anacortes, WA, 98221
09-12
Anacortes Middle School
2202 M Avenue
Anacortes, WA, 98221
07-08

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