Most Expensive Bainbridge Island Neighborhoods
Bainbridge Island is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 23,293 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Bainbridge Island is the 43rd largest community in Washington.
Bainbridge Island home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Bainbridge Island real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Bainbridge Island is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Bainbridge Island is a city of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bainbridge Island who work in management occupations (15.38%), sales jobs (10.42%) and business and financial occupations (8.02%).
Of important note, Bainbridge Island is also a city of artists. Bainbridge Island has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bainbridge Island’s character.
Also of interest is that Bainbridge Island has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Bainbridge Island telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.42% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Bainbridge Island is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Bainbridge Island really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bainbridge Island perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Bainbridge Island is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Bainbridge Island, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.31 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Like elsewhere in America, most people in Bainbridge Island use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Bainbridge Island‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding a ferryboat. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Bainbridge Island. 66.60% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Bainbridge Island in 2010 was $54,404, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $217,616 for a family of four.
The people who call Bainbridge Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bainbridge Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Bainbridge Island include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, European and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Bainbridge Island is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|BAINBRIDGE ISLAND INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||9,404|
|BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||74.61%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||25.39%|
|TYPE OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||77.35%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.28%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||2.90%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||13.25%|
|SIZE OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||6.38%|
|AGE OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||22.60%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||52.11%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||16.66%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||8.63%|
|BAINBRIDGE ISLAND REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$640,979|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,540|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $58,000||0.98%|
|$58,001 - $116,000||2.11%|
|$116,001 - $232,000||3.18%|
|$232,001 - $349,000||6.98%|
|$349,001 - $465,000||16.43%|
|$465,001 - $581,000||15.49%|
|$581,001 - $871,000||31.61%|
|$871,001 - $1,162,000||11.94%|
|PEOPLE OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||4.57%|
|5 TO 17||19.44%|
|18 TO 24||3.51%|
|25 TO 34||7.46%|
|35 TO 54||27.85%|
|55 TO 64||18.53%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||18.63%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.46%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$95,976|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$54,404|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||5.63%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (19.52%)
Public Service (7.71%)
Information Technology (3.65%)
Real estate (2.36%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.33%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.44%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.07%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||1.10%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||3.68%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.51%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (21.23%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.83%)
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