Valley Hi median real estate price is $244,157, which is less expensive than 92.4% of Colorado neighborhoods and 63.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Valley Hi is currently $2,088, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 74.6% of Colorado neighborhoods.
Valley Hi is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Valley Hi real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) apartment complexes/high-rise apartments and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Valley Hi 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 Valley Hi, the current vacancy rate is 3.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 80.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Valley Hi is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Colorado Springs, the Valley Hi neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
With 2.6% of employed workers living in the Valley Hi neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 97.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Valley Hi neighborhood could be your paradise. With 32.5% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.9% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.
Astoundingly, the Valley Hi neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 95.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in this particular Colorado Springs neighborhood.
Did you know that the Valley Hi neighborhood has more Danish and Arab ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Danish ancestry and 3.2% have Arab ancestry.
Valley Hi is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Arabic at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Valley Hi neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.4% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
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 Valley Hi neighborhood in Colorado Springs are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 71.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 34.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 84.2% of U.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 Valley Hi neighborhood, 37.4% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 32.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (16.6%), and 13.6% in manufacturing and laborer 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 Valley Hi neighborhood is English, spoken by 88.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Arabic and Polish.
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 Valley Hi neighborhood in Colorado Springs, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.0%), and residents who report Mexican roots (9.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.5%), along with some Danish ancestry residents (5.1%), among others. In addition, 11.8% 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 Valley Hi neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (68.7%) 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 (13.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.