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
Notable & Unique: People
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 76.9% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods
In addition, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Washington. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.7% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Washington. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives, urban sophisticates and active retirees.
Also, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're
in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In
fact, a mere 0.5% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the
W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly
well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time.
The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and
Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this
neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory
schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE neighborhood
is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 79.7% of
adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to
the average neighborhood in America, which has 22.6% of the adults with a
bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in
98.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE neighborhood has more
Canadian and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.5% of
this neighborhood's residents have Canadian ancestry and 2.5% have Danish ancestry.
W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
97.0% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 66.9%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, one way that the W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 99.5% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
Furthermore, real estate in the W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE neighborhood is almost exclusively owner-occupied. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher rate of owner-occupied housing than is found in 98.0% of U.S. neighborhoods. If you are seeking to rent, this neighborhood may not have many options, but high rates of ownership often indicate stability in a neighborhood.
Also of note, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the W Mercer Way / 84th Ave SE neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 96.6% of all American neighborhoods.