Port Angeles, WA (Elwha / Crescent)




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About Port Angeles, WA (Elwha / Crescent)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Elwha / Crescent median real estate price is $239,371, which is less expensive than 68.7% of Washington neighborhoods and 68.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Elwha / Crescent is currently $828, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 89.9% of Washington neighborhoods.

Elwha / Crescent is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Port Angeles, Washington. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Elwha / Crescent 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 Elwha / Crescent neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Elwha / Crescent. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 31.3%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 94.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (24.4%). 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

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 Port Angeles, the Elwha / Crescent neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 8 residents per square mile, Elwha / Crescent is less crowded than 97.6% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Elwha / Crescent 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, Elwha / Crescent 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. One of the notable things about Elwha / Crescent is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Elwha / Crescent neighborhood has more Scottish and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 7.2% have Native American ancestry.

Elwha / Crescent is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the Elwha / Crescent neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 96.5% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

Furthermore, the Elwha / Crescent neighborhood has a greater proportion of government workers living in it than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Washington, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Elwha / Crescent 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 95.2% of neighborhoods in WA. If a Washington retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.


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 Elwha / Crescent neighborhood in Port Angeles are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 41.7% of the neighborhoods in America. With 32.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 74.6% of U.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 Elwha / Crescent neighborhood, 31.5% 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 23.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (22.6%), and 17.0% 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 Elwha / Crescent neighborhood in Port Angeles, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.8%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (7.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Elwha / Crescent neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.0% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.6%).

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 Elwha / Crescent neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (55.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (83.2%) 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 (12.5%) . 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

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Elwha / Crescent 0.101011101001110
Port Angeles 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84
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Elwha / Crescent 0.101011101001110
Port Angeles 0.101011101001110
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Elwha / Crescent 0.101011101001110
Port Angeles 0.101011101001110
Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 21 Condition Alerts found.

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PORT ANGELES SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of WA school districts.

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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

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QUILLAYUTE VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of WA 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
Forks Intermediate School
121 S Spartan Ave
Forks, WA, 98331
04-06
Forks Elementary School
301 South Elderberry Ave
Forks, WA, 98331
PK-05
Forks Alternative School
161 East E Street
Forks, WA, 98331
09-12
District Run Home School
382 South Forks Avenue
Forks, WA, 98331
KG-12
Forks Middle School
121 South Spartan Avenue
Forks, WA, 98331
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Forks Junior Senior High School
261 South Spartan Avenue
Forks, WA, 98331
07-12
Insight School Of Washington
411 South Spartan Ave
Forks, WA, 98331
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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CRESCENT 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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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
Crescent School
50350 Hwy 112
Port Angeles, WA, 98363
KG-12
Homeconnection
385 Obrien Rd
Port Angeles, WA, 98362
KG-12

School District Enrollment By Group

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