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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Battle Point / Manzanita median real estate price is $1,645,578, which is more expensive than 95.5% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 96.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Battle Point / Manzanita is currently $2,970, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 66.7% of the neighborhoods in Washington.

Battle Point / Manzanita is a rural 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 mobile homes. 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 8.4% in Battle Point / Manzanita. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 45.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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 Bainbridge Island, the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

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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.

People

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 4.4% 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, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood may actually hold the key. 72.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 97.1% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees, families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.

Finally, the rate of college educated adults in the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood is a unique characteristic of the neighborhood. 75.2% of adults here have received at least a 4-year bachelor's degree, compared to the average neighborhood in America, which has 34.3% of the adults with a bachelor's degree. The rate here is higher than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

Modes of Transportation

In the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood, 13.8% 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 32.6% 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 98.0% 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.

Length of Commute

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. 12.3% 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 97.3% of all neighborhoods in America.

Occupations

The Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 69.6% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Diversity

Did you know that the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood has more Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this 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 95.6% 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.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood, 69.6% 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 16.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.4%), and 6.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.0%).

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 Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood in Bainbridge Island, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (18.2%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (4.5%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (4.2%), among others.

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 Battle Point / Manzanita neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (35.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America. However, there is also a significant group of residents (12.3%) who commute over an hour in each direction.

Here most residents (44.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also ride a ferry to get to work (13.8%) and 5.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.


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