Western Hills median real estate price is $417,461, which is less expensive than 69.7% of Colorado neighborhoods and 36.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Western Hills is currently $2,373, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 60.3% of Colorado neighborhoods.
Western Hills is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Denver, Colorado.
Western Hills 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 Western Hills neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.
Real estate vacancies in Western Hills are 4.0%, which is lower than one will find in 75.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Western Hills is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.
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 Denver, the Western Hills neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The Western Hills neighborhood is unique for having just 5.5% of adults here having earned a bachelor's degree. This is a lower rate of college graduates than NeighborhoodScout found in 96.5% of America's neighborhoods.
Did you know that the Western Hills neighborhood has more Native American and Mexican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 55.5% have Mexican 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 Western Hills neighborhood in Denver are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 47.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.8% 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 76.1% 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 Western Hills neighborhood, 39.4% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (24.1%), and 10.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Western Hills neighborhood is English, spoken by 69.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (29.8%).
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 Western Hills neighborhood in Denver, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (55.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (11.9%), and residents who report English roots (8.2%), and some of the residents are also of Spanish ancestry (5.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.2%), among others. In addition, 17.4% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Western Hills neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (78.1%) 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 (9.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.