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 Seattle,
the 15th Ave W / W Dravus St neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The 15th Ave W / W Dravus St neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, 15th Ave W / W Dravus 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: Occupations
The 15th Ave W / W Dravus St neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
98.9% 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.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the 15th Ave W / W Dravus St neighborhood has more
Swiss and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 1.5% have Lithuanian ancestry.
15th Ave W / W Dravus St is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 99.7% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the 15th Ave W / W Dravus 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.
Also, would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted
to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while
reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer.
But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or
alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
revealed that the 15th Ave W / W Dravus St neighborhood is a fantastic
option for bicycle commuters, as 4.0% of commuters here do ride
their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount
than we found in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, more people ride the bus in this neighborhood each day to get to work
than 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: People
The types of households in a neighborhood can tell a lot about the character
and lifestyle of those living here. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis
reveals that this neighborhood, above nearly every neighborhood in America,
has a greater percentage of its residents living alone: 46.4%. This
is a higher percent living alone than we found in 95.2% of
all U.S. neighborhoods. Often residents who live alone are new arrivals
to an area who are single, and often senior citizens who have lost a spouse.
In addition, 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 66.4% of the adults living in the
15th Ave W / W Dravus St neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's
degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.1%
of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.