Real Estate Prices and Overview
Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr median real estate prices are $133,413, which is less expensive than 86.7% of Colorado neighborhoods
and 61.0% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Average rental prices in Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr are currently
$726, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price then 84.9% of Colorado neighborhoods.
Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr is a suburban neighborhood (based on population
density) located in Fountain, Colorado.
Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings.
Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of
the residences in the Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.3% in
Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower
than 45.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately
near the middle range for vacancies.
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 Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr neighborhood stands out nationally for having
a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than
99.1% 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 Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr neighborhood has more
Dutch and Spanish ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.3% of
this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 1.1% have Spanish ancestry.
Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr neighborhood in Fountain are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood.
NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower
than 72.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
With 22.3% of the children here below the federal poverty
line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 62.3%
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 Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr neighborhood, 29.6%
of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is
sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 29.1% of the residents employed.
Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations
(23.6%), and 17.0% 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 Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr neighborhood in Fountain, CO, residents
most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German
(16.3%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (12.5%) , and residents who report Irish roots (9.6%) , and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.5%) , along with some Dutch ancestry residents (3.3%), among others.
The Neighbors: Languages
The most common language spoken in the Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr
neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (9.8%).
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 Fountain Mesa Rd / Comanche Village Dr neighborhood spend
between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (59.3% of working
residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.4%) 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 (16.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning
a car useful for getting to work.