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 $356,664, which is more expensive than 61.5% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 78.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in 12Th St / J Ave is currently $1,502, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 47.8% 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 9.7% in 12Th St / J Ave. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 47.1% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Anacortes, the 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. 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, 1.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 9.7% 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 0.3% 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 98.4% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 97.8% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Washington, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, 12Th St / J Ave may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Washington, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.4% of neighborhoods in WA. If a Washington retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.


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 46.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 18.8% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 54.4% of U.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 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood, 34.0% 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 30.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (23.8%), and 11.6% 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 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood in Anacortes, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (13.9%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (9.7%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the 12Th St / J Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.9% 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 (42.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (83.5%) 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 (6.3%) and 6.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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

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Anacortes 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Mount Erie Elementary
1313 41 St Street
Anacortes, WA, 98221
KG-06
Whitney Elementary Anacortes
1200 M Avenue
Anacortes, WA, 98221
PK-03
Fidalgo Elementary
13590 Gibralter Road
Anacortes, WA, 98221
KG-06
Island View Elementary
2501 J Avenue
Anacortes, WA, 98221
KG-06
Anacortes Middle School
2202 M Avenue
Anacortes, WA, 98221
07-08
Anacortes High School
1600 20 Th Street
Anacortes, WA, 98221
09-12
Cap Sante High School
1600 20 Th Street
Anacortes, WA, 98221
09-12

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