Vashon, WA (Burton / Maury)




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About Vashon, WA (Burton / Maury)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Burton / Maury median real estate price is $518,820, which is more expensive than 82.3% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 88.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Burton / Maury is currently $1,844, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.7% of the neighborhoods in Washington.

Burton / Maury is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Vashon, Washington. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Burton / Maury 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 Burton / Maury neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Burton / Maury. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 23.8%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 89.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (19.7%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.

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 Vashon, the Burton / Maury 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 Burton / Maury 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, Burton / Maury 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. One of the notable things about Burton / Maury is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

In addition, the Burton / Maury neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 96.4% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 95.1% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

In the Burton / Maury neighborhood, 11.6% of people ride a ferry to work each day. This is a very high percentage compared to most places. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this is a higher level of ferry ridership than in 100.0% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, if your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 3.7% of residents in the Burton / Maury neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 95.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Burton / Maury neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 25.9% of commuters here travel more than one hour just one-way to work. That is more than two hours per day. This percentage with two-hour + round-trip commutes is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.9% of all neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Burton / Maury neighborhood has more Scottish and British ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 3.0% have British ancestry.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Burton / Maury neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 95.1% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Burton / Maury neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees and highly educated executives.


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 Burton / Maury neighborhood in Vashon are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 83.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.3% 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 71.2% 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 Burton / Maury neighborhood, 50.0% 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 20.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (17.2%), and 11.1% 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 Burton / Maury neighborhood in Vashon, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (21.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (15.5%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (8.5%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (7.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Burton / Maury neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.9%).

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 Burton / Maury neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (28.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (25.9%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (68.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride a ferry to get to work (11.6%) and 10.1% 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 Crime Data

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Burton / Maury 0.101011101001110
Vashon 0.101011101001110
Washington 2.84
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Burton / Maury 0.101011101001110
Vashon 0.101011101001110
Washington 34.64
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Burton / Maury 0.101011101001110
Vashon 0.101011101001110
Washington 56

Neighborhood Public School Data

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VASHON ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to WA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Mcmurray Middle School
9329 Sw Cemetery Rd
Vashon, WA, 98070
06-08
Chautauqua Elementary
9309 Sw Cemetery Rd
Vashon, WA, 98070
PK-05
Family Link
20120 Vashon Hwy Sw
Vashon, WA, 98070
KG-12
Student Link
20120 Vashon Hwy Sw
Vashon, WA, 98070
09-12
Vashon Island High School
9600 Sw 204 Th St
Vashon, WA, 98070
08-12

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