Ralston Estates West median real estate price is $558,273, which is more expensive than 55.9% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 77.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Ralston Estates West is currently $3,787, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 91.3% of the neighborhoods in Colorado.
Ralston Estates West is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Arvada, Colorado.
Ralston Estates West real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Ralston Estates West 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 6.3% in Ralston Estates West. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 59.4% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Ralston Estates West neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Ralston Estates West stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 85.4% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.
Did you know that the Ralston Estates West neighborhood has more Swiss and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 1.0% have Lithuanian ancestry.
Ralston Estates West is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.0% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
There are two complementary 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 Ralston Estates West neighborhood in Arvada are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 100.0% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Ralston Estates West neighborhood, 48.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 22.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.3%), and 10.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Ralston Estates West neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.2% of households. Some people also speak Italian (7.0%).
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 Ralston Estates West neighborhood in Arvada, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (18.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.4%), and residents who report English roots (12.2%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.4%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.
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 Ralston Estates West neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (78.5%) 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 (5.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.