The 10 Best Vancouver, WA Neighborhoods To Live In For 2019


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Vancouver are the best of the best.

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Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2019. This is our fifth time ranking the best neighborhoods to live in Vancouver.
Best Neighborhoods In Vancouver

Do you like your neighborhood?

Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors?

No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Vancouver, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.

Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits — less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Vancouver neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?

Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Vancouver are the best. If you’re in one of the places we’re about to highlight, odds are you know you’ve got it made.

Here are the best neighborhoods in Vancouver for 2019:

  1. Village At Fishers Landing (Homes)
  2. Burton Evergreen (Homes)
  3. Old Evergreen Highway (Homes)
  4. Cascade Southeast (Homes)
  5. Parkway East (Homes)
  6. Father Blanchet Park (Homes)
  7. Dubois Park (Homes)
  8. Fishers Landing East (Homes)
  9. Fishers Creek (Homes)
  10. Bella Vista (Homes)

So what’s the best neighborhood to live in Vancouver for 2019? According to the most recent census data, Village At Fishers Landing looks to be the best Vancouver neighborhood to live in.

Read on to see how we determined the places around Vancouver that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Vancouver.

Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from best to worst.

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How we determined the best Vancouver hoods in 2019

In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Vancouver, we had to determine what criteria defines a “best”.

Using crime, census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:

  • High incomes
  • Low unemployment rates
  • Low crime
  • High home prices
  • High population densities (A proxy for things to do)

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 60 in each category, where 1 was the best.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the “Best City Neighborhood In Vancouver.” We’re lookin’ at you, Village At Fishers Landing.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the best places Vancouver, Washington has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.

Overall SnackAbility

9.5
/10

Population: 1,014
Rank Last Year: 11 (Up 10)
Median Home Value: $325,500 (7th best)
Median Income: $90,556 (7th best)
More on Village At Fishers Landing: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,913
Rank Last Year: 10 (Up 8)
Median Home Value: $313,400 (10th best)
Median Income: $93,157 (6th best)
More on Burton Evergreen: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 2,798
Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $355,467 (3rd best)
Median Income: $101,891 (2nd best)
More on Old Evergreen Highway: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 845
Rank Last Year: 12 (Up 8)
Median Home Value: $311,400 (11th best)
Median Income: $110,132 (1st best)
More on Cascade Southeast: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,873
Rank Last Year: 33 (Up 28)
Median Home Value: $210,600 (35th best)
Median Income: $78,688 (11th best)
More on Parkway East: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 1,092
Rank Last Year: 5 (Down 1)
Median Home Value: $301,233 (13th best)
Median Income: $89,854 (8th best)
More on Father Blanchet Park: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 471
Rank Last Year: 1 (Down 6)
Median Home Value: $353,100 (6th best)
Median Income: $79,648 (10th best)
More on Dubois Park: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

9
/10

Population: 7,010
Rank Last Year: 16 (Up 8)
Median Home Value: $254,740 (19th best)
Median Income: $72,211 (14th best)
More on Fishers Landing East: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 1,084
Rank Last Year: 4 (Down 5)
Median Home Value: $354,367 (4th best)
Median Income: $99,477 (3rd best)
More on Fishers Creek: Homes For Sale | Data

Overall SnackAbility

8.5
/10

Population: 2,065
Rank Last Year: 18 (Up 8)
Median Home Value: $270,867 (16th best)
Median Income: $78,104 (12th best)
More on Bella Vista: Homes For Sale | Data

Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of The Best Neighborhoods In Vancouver

If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Vancouver where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.

As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Vancouver aren’t all good. Fruit Valley takes the title of the worst neighborhood to live in Vancouver.

We ranked the neighborhoods from best to worst in the chart below.

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Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods To Live In Vancouver For 2019

Rank Neighborhood Population Home Value Median Income
1 Village At Fishers Landing 1,014 $325,500 $90,556
2 Burton Evergreen 1,913 $313,400 $93,157
3 Old Evergreen Highway 2,798 $355,467 $101,891
4 Cascade Southeast 845 $311,400 $110,132
5 Parkway East 1,873 $210,600 $78,688
6 Father Blanchet Park 1,092 $301,233 $89,854
7 Dubois Park 471 $353,100 $79,648
8 Fishers Landing East 7,010 $254,740 $72,211
9 Fishers Creek 1,084 $354,367 $99,477
10 Bella Vista 2,065 $270,867 $78,104
11 Riverview 294 $417,200 $94,582
12 Parkside 2,168 $201,350 $69,949
13 Cimarron 291 $313,400 $93,157
14 Northwest 3,342 $254,680 $65,229
15 Evergreen Highlands 617 $309,550 $67,116
16 South Cliff 455 $353,100 $79,648
17 Fairway 164th 2,591 $228,950 $42,584
18 Hearthwood 2,181 $191,700 $55,357
19 Northcrest 708 $232,500 $52,337
20 Lincoln 3,556 $239,367 $67,066
21 Riveridge 1,943 $265,367 $64,310
22 Image 4,033 $184,925 $60,757
23 Wildwood 896 $278,400 $67,690
24 Landover Sharmel 5,215 $199,400 $54,468
25 Burton Ridge 891 $216,600 $57,386
26 Countryside Woods 5,390 $236,133 $59,436
27 Oakbrook 3,243 $207,925 $62,305
28 Edgewood Park 1,204 $283,600 $64,496
29 Mountain View 4,363 $187,867 $41,629
30 Bennington 3,200 $258,750 $68,786
31 Cascade Highlands 3,446 $165,633 $73,636
32 First Place 1,043 $412,500 $51,445
33 West Minnehaha 3,568 $220,080 $51,925
34 Airport Green 367 $229,000 $57,000
35 Ellsworth Springs 4,737 $204,800 $44,394
36 Carter Park 1,890 $222,767 $60,804
37 Hough 2,281 $212,350 $36,846
38 Fourth Plain Village 2,254 $160,600 $39,914
39 Burnt Bridge Creek 3,925 $191,833 $65,312
40 Marrion 2,879 $214,550 $64,268
41 Esther Short 2,952 $215,280 $36,565
42 Vancouver Heights 4,556 $209,756 $57,780
43 North Image 5,591 $145,520 $51,358
44 Forest Ridge 953 $214,550 $64,268
45 Shumway 1,120 $219,850 $44,909
46 North Garrison Heights 2,935 $171,750 $43,998
47 Kevanna Park 2,069 $177,800 $55,615
48 Fircrest 6,166 $185,020 $52,237
49 Hudsons Bay 1,501 $207,150 $47,348
50 Hamey Heights 5,359 $187,317 $45,480
51 Columbia Way 654 $225,500 $47,986
52 Rose Village 4,950 $154,950 $42,148
53 North Hearthwood 755 $320,750 $54,222
54 Central Park 1,994 $155,700 $35,410
55 Meadow Homes 2,365 $174,180 $44,950
56 Arnada 792 $208,300 $47,289
57 Van Mall 4,941 $136,443 $46,867
58 Bagley Downs 5,521 $144,575 $37,977
59 Ogden 4,067 $163,940 $42,672
60 Fruit Valley 1,735 $83,900 $34,370

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