Security East median real estate price is $414,596, which is less expensive than 69.8% of Colorado neighborhoods and 36.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Security East is currently $2,772, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 41.4% of Colorado neighborhoods.
Security East is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Security East real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Security East neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Home and apartment vacancy rates are 6.7% in Security East. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.3% 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.
One way that the Security East neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 98.7% 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 Security East neighborhood. A whopping 64.1% 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 95.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.
With 4.9% of employed workers living in the Security East neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 98.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Security East neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.
Did you know that the Security East neighborhood has more Ukrainian and Dominican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Ukrainian ancestry and 3.4% have Dominican ancestry.
Security East is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.8% 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 96.7% 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 Security East neighborhood in Colorado Springs are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.2% 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 71.1% 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 Security East neighborhood, 45.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.3%), and 11.6% 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 Security East neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.0% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the Security East neighborhood in Colorado Springs, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (23.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (21.6%), and residents who report German roots (14.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (8.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (3.9%), 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 Security East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (52.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (83.8%) 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 (11.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.