Eastsound, WA

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Eastsound Profile


Overview

Eastsound is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Washington. With a population of 5,518 people and just one neighborhood, Eastsound is the 126th largest community in Washington.

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

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Eastsound is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Eastsound is a town of service providers, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Eastsound who work in management occupations (16.37%), office and administrative support (10.70%), and food service (8.78%).

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

A relatively large number of people in Eastsound telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.50% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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

Another notable thing is that Eastsound is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Eastsound’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Eastsound has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Eastsound a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Eastsound is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.77 minutes getting to work every day.

Eastsound Demographics

The citizens of Eastsound are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.87% of adults in Eastsound have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Eastsound in 2010 was $39,857, which is wealthy relative to Washington and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,428 for a family of four. However, Eastsound contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Eastsound home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eastsound residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Eastsound include German, Irish, Scottish, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Eastsound is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

67 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Eastsound 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Eastsound VIOLENT CRIMES

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Eastsound 0.101011101001110
Washington 34.64

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Eastsound 0.101011101001110
Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

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:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

ORCAS ISLAND 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)

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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
Oasis K-12 School
557 School Rd
Eastsound, WA, 98245
KG-12
Orcas Island Middle School
715 School Rd
Eastsound, WA, 98245
07-08
Waldron Island School
1 School Road
Waldron Island, WA, 98297
01-08
Orcas Island High School
715 School Rd
Eastsound, WA, 98245
09-12
Orcas Island Elementary School
611 School Rd
Eastsound, WA, 98245
KG-06

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 24.8% 45.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.9% 38.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.9% 7.2%

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