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
$1,194, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 62.7%
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
The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 99.9% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
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
Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world,
with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer
to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long
time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods
for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents.
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, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 99.4%, which is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.
Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Titus Blvd / Harr Ave neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in shear abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 53.6% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
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
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves,
Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily
from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods
home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more
unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households
– and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live
in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents
or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
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
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your
day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially
with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and
means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically
located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set
up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike.
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.