Maple Valley, WA (Cherokee Bay Park)




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About Maple Valley, WA (Cherokee Bay Park)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Cherokee Bay Park median real estate price is $390,607, which is more expensive than 63.9% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 79.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Cherokee Bay Park is currently $2,284, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 72.2% of the neighborhoods in Washington.

Cherokee Bay Park is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Maple Valley, Washington.

Cherokee Bay Park real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Cherokee Bay Park 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.

Cherokee Bay Park has a 11.6% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 62.1% 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 Maple Valley, the Cherokee Bay Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Car Ownership

American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Cherokee Bay Park neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 31.6% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Cherokee Bay Park neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Austrian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 1.3% have Austrian ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Cherokee Bay Park stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 80.8% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Notable & Unique: People

The Cherokee Bay Park neighborhood stands out within Washington for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider. Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone, ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 6.8% of college-friendly places to live in WA. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children and urban sophisticates.


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 Cherokee Bay Park neighborhood in Maple Valley are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 90.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.8% 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 84.3% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Cherokee Bay Park neighborhood, 43.5% 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 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.4%), and 14.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: 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 Cherokee Bay Park neighborhood in Maple Valley, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.5%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (16.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.8%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Cherokee Bay Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.5%).

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 Cherokee Bay Park neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (86.5%) 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 (9.3%) . 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

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Cherokee Bay Park 0.101011101001110
Maple Valley 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84
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Cherokee Bay Park 0.101011101001110
Maple Valley 0.101011101001110
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Cherokee Bay Park 0.101011101001110
Maple Valley 0.101011101001110
Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

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TAHOMA SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Cedar River Middle School
22615 Sweeney Road Se
Maple Valley, WA, 98038
06-07
Rock Creek Elementary
25700 Maple Valley Hwy Se
Maple Valley, WA, 98038
PK-06
Glacier Park Elementary
23700 Se 280 Th Street
Maple Valley, WA, 98038
PK-06
Lake Wilderness Elementary
24216 Witte Road Se
Maple Valley, WA, 98038
PK-06
Shadow Lake Elementary
22620 Sweeney Road Se
Maple Valley, WA, 98038
PK-06
Tahoma Senior High School
18200 Se 240 Th Street
Covington, WA, 98042
10-12
Russell Ridge Center
22615 Sweeney Road Se
Maple Valley, WA, 98038
KG-12
Tahoma Middle School
24425 Se 216 Th St
Maple Valley, WA, 98038
06-07
Tahoma Jr High
25600 Se Summit Landsburg Road
Ravensdale, WA, 98051
08-09

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