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 Redmond,
the 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl
is among the best neighborhoods for families in Washington. In fact, this neighborhood is
more family-friendly than 99.8% of neighborhoods
in the entire state of Washington. Its combination of top public
schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives
this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other
families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong
sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents
influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will
find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the
180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood.
In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this
neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
In addition, wealth makes most things in life easier, and a few things harder.
If you are wealthy and enjoy keeping up with the Jones', this neighborhood
will interest you. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood is wealthier than 98.7%
of the neighborhoods in the United States. Residents here are truly in
a unique situation even when compared to other Americans, based on the
sheer amount of wealth concentrated here. Even in times of economic
downturn, residents of this neighborhood, as a group, suffered less
and recovered more quickly. This is indeed a stand-out characteristic
of this neighborhood.
Also, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Finally, do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If
so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research
revealed that a full 68.3% of the adults living in the
180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood has more
Swiss and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 2.1% have Romanian ancestry.
180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Vietnamese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
A unique way of commuting is simply not to. And in the 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl
neighborhood, analysis shows that 13.4% of the residents work
from home, avoiding a commute altogether. This may not seem like a large number,
but it is a higher proportion of people working from home than is found in
97.5% of the neighborhoods in the United States.
One thing NeighborhoodScout's research reveals is that the wealthier and/or
more isolated the neighborhood, the greater the proportion of residents who
choose to work from home.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood has a higher proportion of
its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than
96.8% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 66.5%
of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or
other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes
the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what
this neighborhood is about.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.1% of neighborhoods in America. This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Furthermore, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 95.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Also of note, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 99.0% of all American neighborhoods.
Finally, one way that the 180th Ln NE / NE 138th Pl neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.