Cripple Creek - Victor is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 3,304 people and just one neighborhood, Cripple Creek - Victor is the 109th largest community in Colorado.
Cripple Creek - Victor is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cripple Creek - Victor is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cripple Creek - Victor who work in sales jobs (16.92%), management occupations (13.81%), and office and administrative support (9.54%).
Also of interest is that Cripple Creek - Victor 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: 10.00% 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.
Another notable thing is that Cripple Creek - Victor is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Cripple Creek - Victor is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Cripple Creek - Victor is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.26% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cripple Creek - Victor in 2018 was $38,378, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $153,512 for a family of four. However, Cripple Creek - Victor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cripple Creek - Victor is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Cripple Creek - Victor home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cripple Creek - Victor residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cripple Creek - Victor also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.17% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cripple Creek - Victor include German, Irish, English, Swedish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Cripple Creek - Victor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and German/Yiddish.
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 Cripple Creek - Victor, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Divorcees may find friendship and understanding in this neighborhood, as 23.8% of its residents are divorced. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis found that this divorce rate is higher than in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Despite all of the residential real estate here in the neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout has discovered that much of it is vacant. In resort or second-home vacation areas, this naturally occurs because homes and apartments are seasonally occupied, and empty for a portion of the year. In non-vacation or resort areas, however, this can be an indicator of property abandonment or a weak real estate market. The vacancy rate here is 40.3%, which is higher than 97.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, this neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 15 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 96.0% of America. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry.
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 neighborhood in Cripple Creek - Victor are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 77.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 15.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.6% of U.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 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 37.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.2%), and 11.0% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.3% of households. Some people also speak Italian (2.3%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Cripple Creek - Victor, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.1%), and residents who report Mexican roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.9%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (4.9%), among others.
How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (42.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (82.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (5.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.