Oak Harbor, WA (Swantown)




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About Oak Harbor, WA (Swantown)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Swantown median real estate price is $233,323, which is less expensive than 68.4% of Washington neighborhoods and 68.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Swantown is currently $1,228, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.6% of Washington neighborhoods.

Swantown is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Oak Harbor, Washington. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Swantown 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 Swantown 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 7.9% in Swantown. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Real Estate

Swantown is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Swantown 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.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 2.9% 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 99.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 5.2% of employed workers living in the Swantown neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: People

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Swantown neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 1.4% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Washington.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 Swantown neighborhood in Oak Harbor are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 52.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 16.1% 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 50.9% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 Swantown neighborhood, 33.9% 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 26.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (25.2%), and 14.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Swantown neighborhood in Oak Harbor, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.0%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.9%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.6%), among others. In addition, 15.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Swantown neighborhood is English, spoken by 76.7% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Japanese and Korean.

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 Swantown neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (48.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.5%) 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 (15.4%) . 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 Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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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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Swantown 0.101011101001110
Oak Harbor 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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Swantown 0.101011101001110
Oak Harbor 0.101011101001110
Washington 34.64
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Swantown 0.101011101001110
Oak Harbor 0.101011101001110
Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 8 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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OAK HARBOR SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of WA school districts.

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Better than of US school districts.

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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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