Boulder, CO (28th St / Kalmia Ave)




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About Boulder, CO (28th St / Kalmia Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

28th St / Kalmia Ave median real estate price is $732,111, which is more expensive than 87.4% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 91.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in 28th St / Kalmia Ave is currently $2,115, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 86.8% of the neighborhoods in Colorado.

28th St / Kalmia Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boulder, Colorado.

28th St / Kalmia Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the 28th St / Kalmia 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.

In 28th St / Kalmia Ave, the current vacancy rate is 1.2%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 95.2% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in 28th St / Kalmia Ave is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 12.7% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 14.9% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.

Notable & Unique: People

Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 73.8% of the adults living in the 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 97.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood has more English and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 20.7% of this neighborhood's residents have English ancestry and 1.2% have Lithuanian ancestry.

28th St / Kalmia Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 1.2%, the 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 95.2% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 95.1% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 63.1% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood in Boulder are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 87.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.9% 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 75.2% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood, 63.1% 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 23.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.6%), and 5.2% in manufacturing and laborer 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 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood in Boulder, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (20.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (8.1%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.3%).

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 28th St / Kalmia Ave neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (43.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (70.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (12.7%) and 10.2% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors 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.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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28th St / Kalmia Ave 0.101011101001110
Boulder 0.101011101001110
Colorado 3.21
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28th St / Kalmia Ave 0.101011101001110
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28th St / Kalmia Ave 0.101011101001110
Boulder 0.101011101001110
Colorado 44

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 5 Condition Alerts found.

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BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. RE2


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Better than of CO school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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