Seattle, WA (Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way)




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About Seattle, WA (Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way median real estate price is $517,098, which is more expensive than 82.4% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 88.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way is currently $1,378, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 55.8% of Washington neighborhoods.

Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Seattle, Washington.

Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way, the current vacancy rate is 3.7%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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 Seattle, the Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way neighborhood has more Sub-Saharan African and Asian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Sub-Saharan African ancestry and 33.1% have Asian ancestry.

Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 19.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak African languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.5% of residents in the Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.4% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: People

With more than 2.0% of residents living with a same sex partner, Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way neighborhood in Seattle are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.4% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 68.5% of America'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 Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way neighborhood, 38.2% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.9%), and 17.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way neighborhood in Seattle, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (33.1%). There are also a number of people of Sub-Saharan African ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report German roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.8%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.2%), among others. In addition, 36.6% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

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 Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way neighborhood is English, spoken by 46.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include African languages, Chinese, 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 Martin Luther King Jr Way S / S Columbian Way neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.7% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (60.5%) 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 (13.1%) and 12.7% 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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Seattle 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84
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Seattle 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

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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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