Port Orchard, WA (East Port Orchard / Parkwood)




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About Port Orchard, WA (East Port Orchard / Parkwood)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

East Port Orchard / Parkwood median real estate price is $239,652, which is less expensive than 66.4% of Washington neighborhoods and 66.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in East Port Orchard / Parkwood is currently $1,450, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 51.3% of Washington neighborhoods.

East Port Orchard / Parkwood is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Port Orchard, Washington.

East Port Orchard / Parkwood real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the East Port Orchard / Parkwood 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.

Real estate vacancies in East Port Orchard / Parkwood are 5.9%, which is lower than one will find in 70.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in East Port Orchard / Parkwood is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the East Port Orchard / Parkwood neighborhood, 0.8% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the East Port Orchard / Parkwood neighborhood has more Danish and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 6.5% have Norwegian ancestry.

East Port Orchard / Parkwood is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.1% 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 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The East Port Orchard / Parkwood neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 98.0% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.


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 East Port Orchard / Parkwood neighborhood in Port Orchard are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 46.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 20.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 57.5% 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 East Port Orchard / Parkwood neighborhood, 31.7% 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.6%), and 19.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 East Port Orchard / Parkwood neighborhood in Port Orchard, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report Mexican roots (7.7%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (6.5%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.7%), among others.

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 East Port Orchard / Parkwood neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 East Port Orchard / Parkwood neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (71.1%) 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 (19.1%) and 7.6% of residents also ride the bus for their daily commute. 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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Port Orchard 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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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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