Columbine Valley is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 1,360 people and just one neighborhood, Columbine Valley is the 144th largest community in Colorado.
Real Estate Prices
Columbine Valley home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Columbine Valley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Columbine Valley is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.08% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Columbine Valley is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbine Valley who work in management occupations (26.34%), sales jobs (12.48%) and business and financial occupations (11.29%).
Of important note, Columbine Valley is also a town of artists. Columbine Valley has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Columbine Valley’s character.
Also of interest is that Columbine Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.35% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Columbine Valley is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Columbine Valley is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Columbine Valley a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Columbine Valley has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Columbine Valley’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Even though Columbine Valley is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.