Lincoln Park Real Estate & Homes For Sale
At the junction of the Fraser and the Pitt Rivers sits beautiful Port Coquitlam, a large suburban community featuring gorgeous neighborhoods that retain a friendly, small-town community feel. These neighborhoods, including the popular Lincoln Park neighborhood, also feature access to all of the benefits of the bustling city. Lincoln Park is home to families, retirees, and professionals in their 20's and 30's, many of which work in the downtown Vancouver area.
The neighborhood is a blend of single-family houses, duplexes and town-houses. With the recent growth of Port Coquitlam, more and more families and individuals are becoming interested in the various neighborhoods. The population of Lincoln Park is just over 5,000, with a median age of 42. Approximately 82% of residents own their homes, and the median family income is $91,000.
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The unemployment rate in Port Coquitlam is quite low (4.7%) in comparison with British Columbia (6%). The mail CP Rail Yard in British Columbia is located in Port Coquitlam, contributing to the industrial employment within the area. Agriculture is still a large part of Port Coquitlam, as it has been since the very beginning, and other popular industries include technology, sales and services, and manufacturing. The largest employers in the area are the CP Rail, the City of Port Coquitlam, the School District #43, Sysco and Lilydale.
The residents of Lincoln Park are just minutes away from major shopping outlets, including the newest retail development, the Dominion Triangle. Here, residents can find a variety of retail and service options, from grocery stores to large department stores, home improvement stores, restaurants, cafes, car dealerships, banks and more. They can also visit Downtown Port Coquitlam, where some of the most historical buildings reside, the PoCo Place Mall, the Prairie Mall, Shaughnessy Station Mall and the Westwood Centre.
Just a few kilometers away is Coast Meridian Road, offering a cluster of restaurants, cafes and pubs. Here, Lincoln Park residents can enjoy Chinese food, sushi restaurants and pizzerias, as well as Starbucks. Continuing on to Lougheed Highway, individuals will find a slew of dining options, from casual diners and grills to Mediterranean restaurants, steakhouses, traditional Indian cuisine and more.
Minutes away from Lincoln Park is Lougheed HIghway, a major thoroughfare that connects Port Coquitlam to Pitt Meadows in the east and New Westminster in the west. This highway, as well as the Mary Hill Bypass, running along the Pitt River, will give Lincoln Park residents access to the Trans-Canada Highway. This provides easy access to Burnaby, North Vancouver and downtown Vancouver. Those who would prefer not to drive can take advantage of the SkyTrain station, perfect for visiting downtown Vancouver, as well as the various TransLink buses that have regular routes all over the city.
Serving the Lincoln Park neighborhood are several public schools, including Glen Elementary School, Westwood Elementary School, Terry Fox Secondary School and Archbishop Carney Regional Secondary School. In addition to these options, there are several private school and post-secondary school options. Douglas College and Simon Fraser University are both located within an hour's drive of Lincoln Park.
There are a variety of choices for those who are interested in exploring Port Coquitlam's art scene. Numerous festivals are held each year, including the Homecoming Weekend outdoor family and music festival, which takes place in August. It features various musical acts, family-friendly activities and the Downtown Car Show. The Culture Day Festival takes place in September and celebrates local art and culture, with plenty of family-friendly activities and events happening. Those who want to enjoy some comic relief can visit the Giggle Dam Dinner Theater in Port Coquitlam, while individuals looking for more serious entertainment can choose from a variety of theaters and galleries - in Port Coquitlam and nearby areas such as Port Moody and downtown Vancouver.
The city of Port Coquitlam is dotted with various recreation centers, including the Hyde Creek Recreation Centre, located in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Here, visitors will find outdoor pools, squash and racquetball courts, a walking program and state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Touch Football BC and the Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex are also very near Lincoln Park. There are also numerous parks located throughout the neighborhood where residents can enjoy walking, biking, and exploring. The PoCo Trail is an excellent place for individuals who want to enjoy hiking, biking and horseback riding, as it runs along the Pitt River and offers beautiful views all around.
Investing in Lincoln Park Real Estate
Lincoln Park's first developments were in the 1950's, so the neighborhood offers a beautiful opportunity for families who want to find affordable, older homes with character. These are the homes people love to call "fixer uppers," charming homes with history that can become simply magnificent with a little bit of renovation. Due to new growth, there are plenty of gorgeous new homes and multi-family complexes as well. The neighborhood is very family-oriented, featuring a variety of parks where residents are often out with their children, tossing a football or walking their dogs. A huge array of family-friendly attractions are located nearby, as well. The community is a safe place to raise a family, and has access to great schools, top-notch medical facilities, and lots of entertainment options.
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