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 23,840 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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.42% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bainbridge Island a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bainbridge Island has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bainbridge Island’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Bainbridge Island is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy 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.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Bainbridge Island is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking a ferryboat. For Bainbridge Island, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
If knowledge is power, Bainbridge Island is a pretty powerful place. 66.60% of the adults in Bainbridge Island have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
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||$578,229|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,642|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $52,000||0.98%|
|$52,001 - $105,000||2.11%|
|$105,001 - $210,000||3.18%|
|$210,001 - $314,000||6.98%|
|$314,001 - $419,000||16.43%|
|$419,001 - $524,000||15.49%|
|$524,001 - $786,000||31.61%|
|$786,001 - $1,048,000||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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