Carnation, WA

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Carnation Profile


Overview

Carnation is a very small city located in the state of Washington. With a population of 2,282 people and just one neighborhood, Carnation is the 196th largest community in Washington.

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

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Carnation isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Carnation are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Carnation is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Carnation who work in management occupations (12.87%), office and administrative support (10.33%), and computer science and math (9.32%).

Also of interest is that Carnation 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: 11.94% 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

In addition, Carnation is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Carnation is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Carnation’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Carnation is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Carnation, the average commute to work is 33.82 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Carnation Demographics

The population of Carnation is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 38.74% of adults in Carnation have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Carnation in 2018 was $44,380, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $177,520 for a family of four. However, Carnation contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Carnation is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Carnation home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Carnation residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Carnation also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.88% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Carnation include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Carnation is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Miao/Hmong.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Carnation, WA HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Carnation VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Carnation Elementary School
4950 Tolt Ave
Carnation, WA 98014
PK-05
Cedarcrest High School
29000 Ne 150th St
Duvall, WA 98019
09-12
Tolt Middle School
3740 Tolt Ave
Carnation, WA 98014
06-08
Stillwater Elementary School
11530 320th Ave Ne
Carnation, WA 98014
KG-05
Clip School
32302 Ne 50th Street
Carnation, WA 98014
09-12
Parade School
32302 Ne 50th St
Carnation, WA 98014
PK-12
Choice School
32302 Ne 50th St
Carnation, WA 98014
07-10
Fall City Elementary School
33314 Se 42
Fall City, WA 98024
KG-05
Mount Si High School
8651 Meadowbrook Way Se
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
09-12
Chief Kanim Middle School
32627 Se Redmond Fall City R
Fall City, WA 98024
06-08
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

SNOQUALMIE VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.4% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.8% 35.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.6% 8.1%

Educational Expenditures

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RIVERVIEW SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Washington

(10 is best)

Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.6% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.3% 35.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 8.1%

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