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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. So, if you're thinking of moving to Washington and Vancouver is on the top of your list, check out our best neighborhoods to live in.
Here are the best neighborhoods in Vancouver for 2022.
So what's the best neighborhood to live in Vancouver for 2022? 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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The 10 Best Neighborhoods To Live In Vancouver
Rank Last Year: 1 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $325,500 (Seventh best)
Median Income: $90,556 (Seventh best)
More on Village At Fishers Landing: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $313,400 (Ninth best)
Median Income: $93,157 (Fifth best)
More on Burton Evergreen: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 3 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $355,467 (Third best)
Median Income: $101,891 (Second best)
More on Old Evergreen Highway: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: -
Median Home Value: $311,400 (11th best)
Median Income: $110,132 (best)
More on Cascade Southeast: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 5 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $210,600 (36th best)
Median Income: $78,688 (11th best)
More on Parkway East: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 4 (Down 2)
Median Home Value: $301,233 (13th best)
Median Income: $89,854 (Eighth best)
More on Father Blanchet Park: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 6 (Down 1)
Median Home Value: $353,100 (Fifth best)
Median Income: $79,648 (Ninth best)
More on Dubois Park: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 7 (Down 1)
Median Home Value: $254,740 (19th best)
Median Income: $72,211 (14th best)
More on Fishers Landing East: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 9 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $270,867 (16th best)
Median Income: $78,104 (12th best)
More on Bella Vista: Homes For Sale | Data
Rank Last Year: 8 (Down 2)
Median Home Value: $354,367 (Fourth best)
Median Income: $99,477 (Third best)
More on Fishers Creek: Homes For Sale | Data
Methodology: How We Determined The Best Vancouver, WA Neighborhoods In 2022
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 61 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.
Summary: 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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Best Neighborhoods To Live In Vancouver For 2022 Detailed Data
||Village At Fishers Landing
||Old Evergreen Highway
||Father Blanchet Park
||Fishers Landing East
||Fourth Plain Village
||Burnt Bridge Creek
||North Garrison Heights
Editor's Note: We updated this article for 2022. This is our ninth time ranking the best neighborhoods to live in Vancouver.