Midland median real estate price is $529,132, which is more expensive than 49.1% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 73.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Midland is currently $1,221, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 98.9% of Colorado neighborhoods.
Midland is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Divide, Colorado.
Midland 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Midland neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Vacant apartments or homes are a major fact of life in Midland. The current real estate vacancy rate here is 18.5%. This is higher than the rate of vacancies in 83.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods. A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (18.5%). This can occur in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. If you live here year round, you may find that a number of buildings in your neighborhood are actually empty.
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 Divide, the Midland neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Astoundingly, the Midland neighborhood has one of the highest concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.4% 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 Divide neighborhood.
In addition, if you are planning to retire in Colorado, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Midland may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Colorado, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.5% of neighborhoods in CO. If a Colorado retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit.
American households most often have a car, and regularly they have two or three. But households in the Midland neighborhood buck this trend. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 45.9% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 99.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation.
The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Midland neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 15.7% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 97.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
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 25 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 93.6% of America. One of the notable things about Midland 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 Midland neighborhood has more Irish and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 23.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Irish ancestry and 2.0% have Danish ancestry.
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 Midland neighborhood in Divide are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 62.8% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 14.4% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.0% of U.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 Midland neighborhood, 41.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 21.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.6%), and 15.7% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
The most common language spoken in the Midland neighborhood is English, spoken by 100.0% of households. Some people also speak Polish (4.2%).
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 Midland neighborhood in Divide, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish (23.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (10.2%), and residents who report German roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry (5.5%), along with some South American ancestry residents (4.0%), among others.
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 Midland neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (86.6%) 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 (13.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.