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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Vista Grande East median real estate price is $394,231, which is less expensive than 74.3% of Colorado neighborhoods and 38.5% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Vista Grande East is currently $1,936, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 80.8% of Colorado neighborhoods.

Vista Grande East is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Vista Grande East real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Vista Grande East 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 7.5% in Vista Grande East. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 52.5% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 Vista Grande East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

With 2.5% of employed workers living in the Vista Grande East neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 97.3% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Vista Grande East stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 80.3% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.

Diversity

Did you know that the Vista Grande East neighborhood has more Brazilian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.0% of this neighborhood's residents have Brazilian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Vista Grande East neighborhood in Colorado Springs are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 53.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.3% 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 61.2% of America's neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Vista Grande East neighborhood, 30.1% of the working population is employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.7%), and 21.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Vista Grande East neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.2% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.5%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Vista Grande East neighborhood in Colorado Springs, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (15.9%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (15.0%), and residents who report Irish roots (11.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (11.6%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (4.4%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Vista Grande East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (74.3%) 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 (10.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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