Shelton, WA (City Center)




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About Shelton, WA (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Shelton is $173,361, which is less expensive than 83.8% of Washington neighborhoods and 83.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Shelton City Center is currently $1,156, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 70.0% of Washington neighborhoods.

Shelton City Center is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Shelton, Washington. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Real estate in the City Center of Shelton, WA 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 City Center neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Shelton City Center has a 13.1% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 67.9% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Shelton City Center 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, Shelton City Center 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

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the Shelton City Center neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 9.4% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Shelton City Center (24.4%) than in 98.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Of particular note, 4.6% of the people in the City Center neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to punishment for a crime.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Shelton City Center neighborhood. In the Shelton City Center neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.7% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


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 City Center neighborhood in Shelton are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 78.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 36.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 79.5% 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 Shelton City Center neighborhood, 26.5% 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 clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations, with 23.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (20.2%), and 20.1% in manufacturing and laborer 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 City Center neighborhood in Shelton, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (15.7%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report English roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (4.6%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Shelton City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (11.3%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Shelton City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.3%) 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 (24.4%) and 5.3% 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.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Washington 2.84
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 9 Condition Alerts found.

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This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

SHELTON SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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
Mason County Detention Center
411 N. 5 Th St.
Shelton, WA, 98584
07-12
Shelton High School
3737 Shelton Springs Rd.
Shelton, WA, 98584
08-12
Choice Alternative School
807 W. Pine St.
Shelton, WA, 98584
KG-12
Bordeaux Elementary School
350 E. University Ave.
Shelton, WA, 98584
PK-05
Evergreen Elementary School
900 W. Franklin St.
Shelton, WA, 98584
PK-05
Mountain View Elementary
534 E. "K" St.
Shelton, WA, 98584
PK-05
Olympic Middle School
800 E K St
Shelton, WA, 98584
06-07
Oakland Bay Junior High School
3301 Shelton Springs Rd.
Shelton, WA, 98584
08-09

School District Enrollment By Group

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PIONEER SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Washington

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Better than of WA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
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
Pioneer Intermediate/Middle School
611 E Agate Rd.
Shelton, WA, 98584
04-08
Pioneer Primary School
110 E Spencer Lake Rd.
Shelton, WA, 98584
PK-03

School District Enrollment By Group

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