Alabama Hill / Mount Baker median real estate price is $676,009, which is more expensive than 70.3% of the neighborhoods in Washington and 84.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Alabama Hill / Mount Baker is currently $2,014, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 71.2% of Washington neighborhoods.
Alabama Hill / Mount Baker is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Bellingham, Washington.
Alabama Hill / Mount Baker real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 Alabama Hill / Mount Baker 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 7.8% in Alabama Hill / Mount Baker. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 51.2% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Bellingham, the Alabama Hill / Mount Baker neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the Alabama Hill / Mount Baker neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 3.0% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 95.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the Alabama Hill / Mount Baker neighborhood has more Portuguese and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.6% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry and 2.1% have Swiss 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 Alabama Hill / Mount Baker neighborhood in Bellingham are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 78.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.
A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.
In the Alabama Hill / Mount Baker neighborhood, 49.3% 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 21.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.5%), and 12.8% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
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 Alabama Hill / Mount Baker neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.
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 Alabama Hill / Mount Baker neighborhood in Bellingham, WA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (15.1%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (7.0%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.
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 Alabama Hill / Mount Baker neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (69.5%) 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 (6.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.