Real Estate Prices and Overview
Buckingham median real estate prices are $27,462, which is less expensive than 99.8% of Colorado neighborhoods
and 99.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Buckingham are currently
$989, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 57.8% of Colorado neighborhoods.
Buckingham is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Buckingham real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) mobile homes and single-family homes.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Buckingham neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
In Buckingham, the current vacancy rate is 1.8%,
which is a lower rate of vacancies than 92.9% of all neighborhoods
in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Buckingham
is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Fort Collins,
the Buckingham neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it
looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, the Buckingham neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.4%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular Fort Collins neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no
further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.0% of residents in
the Buckingham neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and
from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than
98.3% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Buckingham neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
97.5% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you
will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work,
and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Buckingham neighborhood has more
Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 99.2% of all neighborhoods in America, with 49.7% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.
The Neighbors: Income
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low
income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a
neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children,
who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities,
the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty,
which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals
both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the Buckingham neighborhood in Fort Collins are low income, making it among the lowest income neighborhoods in America.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 86.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 55.2% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 93.4%
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 Buckingham neighborhood, 33.8%
of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.0% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(19.1%), and 18.2% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents,
our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior - comes
from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting
and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or
more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives
each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same
city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Buckingham neighborhood in Fort Collins, CO, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican
(37.8%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (10.8%) , and residents who report Irish roots (6.2%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.0%) , along with some Italian ancestry residents (1.8%), among others. In addition, 11.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Buckingham
neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (30.8%).
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 Buckingham neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.8% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (69.8%) 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 (13.3%) and 9.6% 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.