Port Townsend, WA (49th St / Sheridan St)




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About Port Townsend, WA (49th St / Sheridan St)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

49th St / Sheridan St median real estate price is $324,616, which is more expensive than 51.7% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 72.8% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in 49th St / Sheridan St is currently $1,240, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 64.8% of Washington neighborhoods.

49th St / Sheridan St is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Port Townsend, Washington. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

49th St / Sheridan St 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 49th St / Sheridan St 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 49th St / Sheridan St are 7.5%, which is lower than one will find in 60.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in 49th St / Sheridan St 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

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 Townsend, the 49th St / Sheridan St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

49th St / Sheridan St 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, 49th St / Sheridan St 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: People

If you are planning to retire in Washington, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, 49th St / Sheridan St 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 98.6% of neighborhoods in WA. If a Washington retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The 49th St / Sheridan St neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the 49th St / Sheridan St neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 65.6% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the 49th St / Sheridan St neighborhood has more Swiss and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 2.4% have Welsh ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the 49th St / Sheridan St neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 12.4% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The 49th St / Sheridan St 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.


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 49th St / Sheridan St neighborhood in Port Townsend are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 63.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 16.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 50.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the 49th St / Sheridan St neighborhood, 38.9% 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 37.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (12.9%), and 11.6% 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 49th St / Sheridan St neighborhood in Port Townsend, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (18.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (7.8%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the 49th St / Sheridan St neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.4% of households.

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 49th St / Sheridan St neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (65.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (81.9%) 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 (10.9%) . 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. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Port Townsend 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84
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49th St / Sheridan St 0.101011101001110
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Port Townsend 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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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
Grant Street Elementary
1637 Grant St
Port Townsend, WA, 98368
PK-08
Ocean
1637 Grant Street
Port Townsend, WA, 98368
KG-12
Port Townsend High School
1500 Van Ness St
Port Townsend, WA, 98368
09-12
Blue Heron Middle School
3939 San Juan Ave
Port Townsend, WA, 98368
01-08

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