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 Bremerton,
the Gilberton / Meadowdale neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Gilberton / Meadowdale 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, Gilberton / Meadowdale 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.
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Gilberton / Meadowdale stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 83.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you.
NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 2.4% of the Gilberton / Meadowdale
neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in
99.7% of America's neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.6% of employed workers living in the
Gilberton / Meadowdale neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 96.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Gilberton / Meadowdale neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 13.0% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Car Ownership
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or
three. But households in the Gilberton / Meadowdale neighborhood buck
Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's
Analysis reveals that 23.3% of the households here have four, five,
or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 95.9% of
the neighborhoods in the nation.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Tagalog, which is the first language of the Philippine region, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.