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Real Estate Prices & Overview

East Hoquiam / Woodlawn median real estate price is $203,290, which is less expensive than 96.2% of Washington neighborhoods and 71.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in East Hoquiam / Woodlawn is currently $1,696, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 83.5% of Washington neighborhoods.

East Hoquiam / Woodlawn is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Hoquiam, Washington. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

East Hoquiam / Woodlawn real estate 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 occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the East Hoquiam / Woodlawn neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

East Hoquiam / Woodlawn has a 13.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 72.2% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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 Hoquiam, the East Hoquiam / Woodlawn neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The East Hoquiam / Woodlawn 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, East Hoquiam / Woodlawn 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.

Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Residents of the East Hoquiam / Woodlawn neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 58.8% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Diversity

Did you know that the East Hoquiam / Woodlawn neighborhood has more Canadian and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 2.8% have Native American 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 East Hoquiam / Woodlawn neighborhood in Hoquiam are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 65.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 19.2% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 66.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the East Hoquiam / Woodlawn neighborhood, 33.6% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 24.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (23.9%), and 18.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 East Hoquiam / Woodlawn neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish, Italian and Chinese.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the East Hoquiam / Woodlawn neighborhood in Hoquiam, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (5.8%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in East Hoquiam / Woodlawn neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (58.8% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (87.6%) 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 (6.0%) . 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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