Bell Mountain Ranch median real estate price is $823,643, which is more expensive than 84.9% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 89.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Bell Mountain Ranch is currently $5,197, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in Colorado.
Bell Mountain Ranch is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Castle Rock, Colorado.
Bell Mountain Ranch real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Bell Mountain Ranch, the current vacancy rate is 2.8%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 82.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Bell Mountain Ranch is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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.
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood may actually hold the key. 71.7% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
In addition, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 3.9% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.
Also, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, Bell Mountain Ranch is among the best neighborhoods for families in Colorado. In fact, this neighborhood is more family-friendly than 95.9% of neighborhoods in the entire state of Colorado. Its combination of top public schools, low crime rates, and owner-occupied single family homes gives this area the look and feel of a "Leave It to Beaver" episode. Many other families also live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. In addition, the high number of college-educated parents influences the academic success of the local schools. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and urban sophisticates.
One way that the Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 97.7% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.
In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood. A whopping 80.2% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new. In fact, the concentration of newer homes here is so great that they completely dominate the landscape. In most neighborhoods, there is a mixture of ages of residential real estate, but here it is almost completely built during one time frame: 2000 through today.
Furthermore, the Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood has earned the amazing distinction of having one of the highest rates of detached, single-family homes of any neighborhood in the U.S. With 99.1% of the residential real estate here made up of free-standing single-family homes, there is a greater proportion of single-family homes here than in 97.5% of all neighborhoods in America.
In the Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 23.9% 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 95.7% 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.
Did you know that the Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood has more Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Portuguese ancestry.
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 Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood in Castle Rock 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 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.1% 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 78.4% of America's neighborhoods.
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 Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood, 56.5% 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 23.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.5%), and 8.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.8%).
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 Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood in Castle Rock, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (30.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.3%), and residents who report Irish roots (10.8%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.4%), among others.
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 Bell Mountain Ranch neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (29.8% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (71.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.