Alger, Washington is a town of about 400 people located in Skagit County. Like many properties in Skagit County, it is a short drive to the West Coast’s major highway, Interstate 5. In about 20 minutes you can connect to the route that will take you from the north of the State to the south of California. Alger’s location makes it a combination of residential quiet and big city access.
Alger Real Estate & Homes for Sale
Known in the Northwest region for the Skagit Speedway racing course, the speedway is where spectators and visitors can camp out on the grounds to enjoy a Saturday evening watching some of the best drivers in the area. For racing enthusiasts there is no need to have to travel to get first class entertainment. If you have other interests, head out to I5.
The median family income is about $35,000 and the area has a mix of family residences, single adults, and about 15 percent of people over the age of 65. This gives it an appeal for both singles and starting families. Alger is one of many places in Skagit County that is attracting interest because of its location and affordability.
Real Estate Opportunities
The median home price in Alger is about $170,000. Real home sales over the past year have ranged from just over $110,000 to just under $300,000. Home styles range from a one story Craftsman to a simple two story with connecting garage but without a basement.
There are a number of buying opportunities, as the demand for homes has dropped recently. As with many areas of Skagit County, there is an abundance of natural forests, trees, and landscaping that adds to the beauty of any property. This natural environment is possible because of the typical West Coast marine climate, which has higher precipitation levels during the winter, but generally mild temperatures throughout the year.
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Listing information last updated on November 17th, 2017 at 2:07pm PST.