Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs median real estate price is $934,647, which is more expensive than 87.4% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 91.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs is currently $3,879, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 92.3% of the neighborhoods in Colorado.
Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Boulder, Colorado.
Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs 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 7.2% in Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 54.4% 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.
Some neighborhoods have residents that are more educated than others. But in this neighborhood there is a dramatic difference. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that 58.4% of the adults here have earned a Masters degree, medical degree, Ph.D. or law degree. This is a higher rate of people with a graduate degree than is found in 99.8% of U.S. neighborhoods, where the average American neighborhood has 13.1% of its adults with a graduate degree. If you are highly educated, you may have much in common with many of your neighbors here.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Colorado, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Colorado, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 95.4% of neighborhoods in CO. If a Colorado retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates.
The Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 79.4% 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.
If your dream is to be able to ride your bike to work each day, look no further than this unique neighborhood. With 6.3% of residents in the Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs neighborhood commuting on a bicycle to and from work daily, this neighborhood has more bicycle commuters than 98.8% of all neighborhoods in the U.S., according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis.
Also, in the Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 30.0% 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 98.6% 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.
If you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer 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, 25.4% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Did you know that the Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs neighborhood has more Belgian and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Belgian ancestry and 3.3% have Welsh ancestry.
Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 3.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs 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 86.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.0% 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 78.8% 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 Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs neighborhood, 79.4% 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 10.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (6.1%), and 5.6% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs neighborhood is English, spoken by 89.3% of households. Other important languages spoken here include French and Chinese.
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 Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs neighborhood in Boulder, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (23.7%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (20.1%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.9%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (4.8%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.6%), among others. In addition, 13.2% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Shanahan Ridge / Eldorado Springs neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (51.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (6.3%) and 6.1% 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.