Real Estate Prices and Overview
Titus Blvd / Harr Ave median real estate prices are $141,348, which is less expensive than 84.8% of Colorado neighborhoods
and 57.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Titus Blvd / Harr Ave are currently
$1,193, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 73.3%
of the neighborhoods in Colorado.
Titus Blvd / Harr Ave is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Titus Blvd / Harr Ave real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) townhomes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of
the residences in the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Titus Blvd / Harr Ave has a 11.5% vacancy rate, which is
well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than
60.8% of American neighborhoods). This could either
signal that there is weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood,
or that much of the housing stock is seasonally occupied,
which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes.
Either way, if you live here year round, you will find many of the homes
or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics
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 Colorado Springs,
the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy.
From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can
also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is
that the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 48.6% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Furthermore, with 37.8% of employed workers living in the
Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 99.8% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single
neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here
than 99.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have
school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the
Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many
people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if
you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the
Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's
exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for
college students. Due to its popularity among college students who
already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average
safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or
already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during
school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with
the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age
children can rest easy knowing that this
neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these
reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the
top 3.1% of college-friendly places to live in
the state of Colorado.
Notable & Unique: Migration/Stability
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much
and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods,
but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings
and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the
transience of its populace.
In the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 99.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Titus Blvd / Harr Ave
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 76.9% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 99.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood has more
Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.2% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, 99.4% of the real estate in the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood could be your paradise. With 53.6% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 1.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
The Neighbors: Income
There are two complimentary 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 Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood in Colorado Springs are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 70.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 31.0% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 74.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods.
The Neighbors: Occupations
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you
are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have
shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations
shape the culture of a place.
In the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood, 48.6%
of the working population is employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
the military, with 37.8% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations
(32.2%), and 28.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
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 Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood in Colorado Springs, CO, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(12.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (9.2%) , and residents who report Irish roots (8.3%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.6%) , along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave
neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (8.0%).
Getting to Work
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 Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood spend
under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (76.9% of working
residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (83.5%) 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 (8.1%) and 7.2% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.