Fountain North median real estate price is $386,611, which is less expensive than 74.4% of Colorado neighborhoods and 39.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
The average rental price in Fountain North is currently $2,491, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 49.8% of Colorado neighborhoods.
Fountain North is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fountain, Colorado.
Fountain North real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more 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 Fountain North 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.
In Fountain North, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Fountain North is very tight compared to the demand for property here.
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 Fountain, the Fountain North neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Fountain North neighborhood has a lower vacancy rate than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods, a very elite group. Such a low vacancy rate may indicate very strong real estate demand in the neighborhood combined with some impediments to increasing supply, such as zoning or existing density of development, among other potential reasons.
Of note is NeighborhoodScout's research finding that the Fountain North neighborhood has some of the lowest rates of children living in poverty of any neighborhood in the United States. In a nation where approximately 1 in 4 children are living in poverty, the Fountain North community truly stands out from the rest in this regard.
In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Fountain North neighborhood rates highly as a college student friendly place to live, and one that college students and their parents may want to consider. NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that it rates more highly for a good place for college students to live than 86.7% of the neighborhoods in CO. This often also means that the area has certain amenities and services geared towards college students, from undergraduates to graduate students.
With 9.3% of employed workers living in the Fountain North neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Did you know that the Fountain North neighborhood has more Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian 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 Fountain North neighborhood in Fountain are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 66.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Fountain North neighborhood, 35.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 33.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (15.1%), and 13.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Fountain North neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.6% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.9%).
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 Fountain North neighborhood in Fountain, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (13.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (12.7%), and residents who report Irish roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Puerto Rican ancestry (7.2%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.6%), 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 Fountain North neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (88.1%) 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 (5.1%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.