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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm median real estate price is $927,036, which is more expensive than 84.5% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 88.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm is currently $5,169, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in Colorado.

Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Erie, Colorado.

Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Real estate vacancies in Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm are 4.0%, which is lower than one will find in 73.5% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm 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.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 97.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood. If you are a married couple, you may find many people here with a similar lifestyle, and perhaps common interests. But if you are single, you might not find many other singles here.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Colorado by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 95.6% of the neighborhoods in Colorado. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children, first-time home buyers and urban sophisticates.

Also, if you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 5.0% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe.

Occupations

Executives, managers and professionals make up 71.6% of the workforce in the Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood which, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, is a higher proportion of such high-level people than is found in 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America. For this reason, this neighborhood really stands out as unique.

Real Estate

If you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood. A whopping 71.6% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 96.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

In addition, one way that the Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood really stands out, is that it has more large 4, 5, or additional bedroom homes and real estate than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America. When you walk or drive around this neighborhood, you'll instantly notice the size of the homes here which definitely makes a strong visual statement.

Diversity

Did you know that the Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood has more Austrian and Belgian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 1.0% have Belgian ancestry.

Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 5.1% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German/Yiddish at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood in Erie are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 95.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.2% 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 64.0% 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 Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood, 71.6% 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 13.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (7.6%), and 7.5% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood is English, spoken by 81.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Spanish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood in Erie, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.9%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.0%), and residents who report Asian roots (9.6%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (9.0%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (5.7%), among others. In addition, 17.0% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

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 Flatiron Meadows / Meadow Sweet Farm neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (50.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (64.3%) 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 (5.7%) . 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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