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: Real Estate
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 8.19 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 97.6% of America. 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
It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their
living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an
economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer
people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history.
But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the
Elwha / Crescent neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due
to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 5.0%
of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration
of such workers than 96.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Elwha / Crescent neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 12.9% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
95.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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.