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Bingen - Trout Lake, WA

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Overview


Bingen - Trout Lake is a somewhat small town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 6,027 people and just one neighborhood, Bingen - Trout Lake is the 128th largest community in Washington. Much of the housing stock in Bingen - Trout Lake was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Bingen - Trout Lake economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Bingen - Trout Lake, where the median household income is $75,892.00.

Bingen - Trout Lake home prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, but Bingen - Trout Lake real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Occupations and Workforce

Bingen - Trout Lake is a blue-collar town, with 35.66% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Bingen - Trout Lake is a town of professionals, managers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bingen - Trout Lake who work in management occupations (12.97%), farm management occupations (8.74%), and architecture and engineering (6.85%).

In addition, many people in Bingen - Trout Lake have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.

Also of interest is that Bingen - Trout Lake has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Bingen - Trout Lake is also a town of artists. Bingen - Trout Lake has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Bingen - Trout Lake’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 23.21% 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Bingen - Trout Lake 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, Bingen - Trout Lake really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Bingen - Trout Lake 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.

Demographics

The citizens of Bingen - Trout Lake are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.41% of adults in Bingen - Trout Lake have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bingen - Trout Lake in 2018 was $41,407, which is upper middle income relative to Washington, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $165,628 for a family of four. However, Bingen - Trout Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bingen - Trout Lake is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bingen - Trout Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bingen - Trout Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bingen - Trout Lake also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.89% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bingen - Trout Lake include German, Irish, English, Norwegian, and European.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Bingen - Trout Lake's cultural character, accounting for 16.98% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Bingen - Trout Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 8.7% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

If you are planning to retire in Washington, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, 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 98.0% of neighborhoods in WA. If a Washington retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Modes of Transportation

More people in choose to walk to work each day (13.6%) 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.

Also, a unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the neighborhood, analysis shows that 23.2% of the residents work from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number, but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in 95.2% of the neighborhoods in the United States. One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who choose to work from home.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 24 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 93.8% of America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Croatian and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 1.1% have Romanian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 neighborhood in Bingen - Trout Lake are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 47.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (12.3%), and 8.7% in farming, forestry, or commercial fishing.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Bingen - Trout Lake, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (21.7%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (20.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.7%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (5.9%), among others. In addition, 17.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (54.2%) 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 (13.6%) and 7.9% 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.


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