Anacortes, WA (City Center)




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About Anacortes, WA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Anacortes is $364,650, which is more expensive than 60.4% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 77.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Anacortes City Center is currently $1,429, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 53.4% of Washington neighborhoods.

Anacortes City Center 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).

Real estate in the City Center of Anacortes, 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 relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.8% in Anacortes City Center. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 41.8% 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

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Anacortes City Center 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, Anacortes City Center 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: Modes of Transportation

In the Anacortes City Center neighborhood, 0.4% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, more people in Anacortes City Center choose to walk to work each day (14.3%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Finally, 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 Anacortes City Center neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 3.8% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Anacortes City Center neighborhood has more Croatian and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 1.7% have Swiss ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 19.9% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America.

In addition, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Anacortes City Center neighborhood is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 9.1% 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 City Center neighborhood in Anacortes are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 16.1% 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 50.8% 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 Anacortes City Center neighborhood, 33.4% 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 31.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.7%), and 11.9% 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 City Center neighborhood in Anacortes, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (11.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.4%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (8.1%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Anacortes City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.7% 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 Anacortes City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.7% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (76.4%) 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 (14.3%) . 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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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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