Battle Point / Manzanita median real estate price is $1,288,151, which is more expensive than 94.9% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 96.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Battle Point / Manzanita is currently $2,552, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 48.3% of Washington neighborhoods.
Battle Point / Manzanita is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bainbridge Island, Washington. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).
Battle Point / Manzanita real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.4% in Battle Point / Manzanita. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 42.9% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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.
Battle Point / Manzanita is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery. In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation. In addition to being coastal, Battle Point / Manzanita 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.
If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 4.1% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Battle Point / Manzanita also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Washington, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Battle Point / Manzanita may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Washington, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.6% of neighborhoods in WA. If a Washington retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.
Also, 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 73.8% of the adults living in the Battle Point / Manzanita 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.
Finally, astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 95.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Battle Point / Manzanita 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.
In the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood, 17.9% 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, in the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 27.9% 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 97.9% 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.
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Long commutes can be brutal. They take time, money, and energy, leaving less of you for yourself and your family. The residents of the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood unfortunately have the distinction of having, on average, a longer commute than most any neighborhood in America. 15.6% 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 98.8% of all neighborhoods in America.
Executives, managers and professionals make up 71.5% of the workforce in the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.
Did you know that the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood has more Swedish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 20.8% have English ancestry.
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 Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood in Bainbridge Island are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood, 71.5% 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 14.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (7.7%), and 6.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.6% of households. Some people also speak French (2.1%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood in Bainbridge Island, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (20.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (6.2%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (6.1%), among others.
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 Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (15.6%) who commute over an hour in each direction.
Here most residents (48.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride a ferry to get to work (17.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.