Blaine, WA (City Center)




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About Blaine, WA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Blaine is $295,231, which is more expensive than 45.4% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 70.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Blaine City Center is currently $1,033, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 76.3% of Washington neighborhoods.

Blaine City Center is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Blaine, Washington. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Real estate in the City Center of Blaine, WA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and mobile homes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Real estate vacancies in Blaine City Center are 6.0%, which is lower than one will find in 68.7% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Blaine City Center is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

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 Blaine, the City Center neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Blaine City Center is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Blaine 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: Diversity

Did you know that the Blaine City Center neighborhood has more Canadian and Dutch ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 9.7% have Dutch ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Blaine City Center neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 95.8% 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.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the City Center neighborhood in Blaine are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.1% 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 69.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Blaine City Center neighborhood, 29.7% 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 29.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (22.5%), and 16.6% 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 City Center neighborhood in Blaine, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (20.2%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.3%), and residents who report Dutch roots (9.7%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (7.0%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 14.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Blaine City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).

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 Blaine City Center neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (78.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (14.5%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Blaine 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84

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Washington 34.64

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Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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FERNDALE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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LYNDEN SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Washington

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Better than of WA school districts.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Lynden Special Services
205 S Bc Ave Ste 115
Lynden, WA, 98264
PK-PK
Lynden Academy
200 South Bc Ave Suite 102
Lynden, WA, 98264
KG-12
Isom Elementary School
8461 Benson Rd
Lynden, WA, 98264
KG-05
Fisher Elementary School
501 N 14 Th St
Lynden, WA, 98264
KG-05
Lynden Middle School
516 Main St
Lynden, WA, 98264
06-08
Vossbeck Elementary School
1301 Bridgeview Dr
Lynden, WA, 98264
KG-05
Lynden High School
1201 Bradley Rd
Lynden, WA, 98264
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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BLAINE SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Washington

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Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Point Roberts Primary
Pt. Roberts Primary
Point Roberts, WA, 98281
KG-03
Blaine Primary School
Blaine Primary School
Blaine, WA, 98230
KG-02
Blaine Elementary School
Blaine Elementary
Blaine, WA, 98230
03-05
Blaine Middle School
Blaine Middle School
Blaine, WA, 98230
06-08
Blaine High School
Blaine High School
Blaine, WA, 98230
09-12
Blaine Home Connections
580 C Street
Blaine, WA, 98230
KG-11

School District Enrollment By Group

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