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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Leavenworth is $785,107, which is more expensive than 72.7% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 85.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Leavenworth City Center is currently $2,108, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.0% of Washington neighborhoods.

Leavenworth City Center is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Leavenworth, Washington.

Real estate in the City Center of Leavenworth, WA is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the City Center 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.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Leavenworth City Center. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 19.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 86.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (13.4%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

People

If you are planning to retire in Washington, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Leavenworth City Center may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Washington, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 99.9% of neighborhoods in WA. If a Washington retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Modes of Transportation

More people in Leavenworth City Center choose to walk to work each day (12.3%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Real Estate

Unpopulated, and rural, the Leavenworth City Center neighborhood is one of the least crowded neighborhoods in all of America. If you like open space, no traffic, and lots of room, this neighborhood may be just what you are looking for. According to NeighborhoodScout's leading research, this neighborhood is less densely populated than 93.4% of the neighborhoods in America.

Diversity

Did you know that the Leavenworth City Center neighborhood has more Belgian and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 6.6% have Swedish ancestry.

Leavenworth City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 City Center neighborhood in Leavenworth are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 60.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.0% 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 61.5% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Leavenworth City Center neighborhood, 42.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.3%), and 15.0% 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 Leavenworth City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.

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 City Center neighborhood in Leavenworth, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.7%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.6%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (6.8%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (6.6%), 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 Leavenworth City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (63.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (12.3%) and 7.0% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. 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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