La Center, WA (Fargher Lake / Etna)




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About La Center, WA (Fargher Lake / Etna)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Fargher Lake / Etna median real estate price is $351,427, which is more expensive than 59.3% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 77.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Fargher Lake / Etna is currently $1,271, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 62.8% of Washington neighborhoods.

Fargher Lake / Etna is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in La Center, Washington.

Fargher Lake / Etna 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Fargher Lake / Etna 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.

Fargher Lake / Etna has a 11.4% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 61.0% 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

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Fargher Lake / Etna neighborhood has more Finnish and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 8.9% have Norwegian ancestry.

Fargher Lake / Etna is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.4% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.0% of residents living with a same sex partner, Fargher Lake / Etna is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

The real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 95.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 30.3% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.


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 Fargher Lake / Etna neighborhood in La Center are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.2% 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 76.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Fargher Lake / Etna neighborhood, 33.7% 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 31.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (23.4%), and 11.7% 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 Fargher Lake / Etna neighborhood in La Center, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.1%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.3%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (8.9%), along with some Finnish ancestry residents (8.4%), among others.

The Neighbors: 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 Fargher Lake / Etna neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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 Fargher Lake / Etna neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (85.0%) 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 (14.7%) . 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

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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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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Fargher Lake / Etna 0.101011101001110
La Center 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84
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Neighborhood Property Crime

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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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Fargher Lake / Etna 0.101011101001110
La Center 0.101011101001110
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Fargher Lake / Etna 0.101011101001110
La Center 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 14 Condition Alerts found.

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BATTLE GROUND 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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LA CENTER 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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Better than of US school districts.

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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
La Center Home School Academy
725 Ne Highland Rd
La Center, WA, 98629
KG-12
La Center Middle School
700 East 4 Th Street
La Center, WA, 98629
06-08
La Center Elementary
700 East 4 Th Street
La Center, WA, 98629
KG-05
La Center High School
725 Highland Road
La Center, WA, 98629
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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GREEN MOUNTAIN 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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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
Green Mountain School
13105 Ne Grinnell Rd
Woodland, WA, 98674
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

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