Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge median real estate price is $937,495, which is more expensive than 88.2% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 91.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge is currently $2,355, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 57.3% of Colorado neighborhoods.
Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Castle Rock, Colorado.
Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge 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 Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
In Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge 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.
With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% 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.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Colorado, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge 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 95.5% of neighborhoods in CO. If a Colorado retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
Did you know that the Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge neighborhood has more Yugoslav and Greek ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Yugoslav ancestry and 1.8% have Greek ancestry.
Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.8% 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 95.7% 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 Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge neighborhood in Castle Rock are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 74.8% 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 Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge neighborhood, 46.2% 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 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (18.8%), and 7.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge neighborhood is English, spoken by 80.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.
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 Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge neighborhood in Castle Rock, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (20.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.3%), and residents who report English roots (12.0%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.8%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (3.4%), among others. In addition, 19.9% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Castle Highlands / Christy Ridge neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (44.5% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (77.5%) 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 (7.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.