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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Security Widefield South median real estate price is $403,323, which is less expensive than 72.5% of Colorado neighborhoods and 37.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Security Widefield South is currently $2,979, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 69.5% of the neighborhoods in Colorado.

Security Widefield South is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fountain, Colorado.

Security Widefield South 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 owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Security Widefield South neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Security Widefield South, 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 Security Widefield South is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

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.

Real Estate

With a real estate vacancy rate of only 0.0%, the Security Widefield South 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.

In addition, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Security Widefield South neighborhood. A whopping 70.7% 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 96.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Occupations

With 3.4% of employed workers living in the Security Widefield South neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.1% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

People

With a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the Security Widefield South 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 85.3% 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.

Diversity

Did you know that the Security Widefield South neighborhood has more Croatian and Puerto Rican ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Croatian ancestry and 8.1% have Puerto Rican ancestry.

Security Widefield South is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 7.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.7% 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 Security Widefield South neighborhood in Fountain are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 63.1% of the neighborhoods in America. With 27.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 77.7% 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 Security Widefield South neighborhood, 31.8% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.6%), and 19.9% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Security Widefield South neighborhood is English, spoken by 83.2% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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 Security Widefield South neighborhood in Fountain, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Mexican (13.6%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (8.9%), and residents who report Puerto Rican roots (8.1%), and some of the residents are also of German ancestry (6.9%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (6.7%), among others.

Getting to Work

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 Security Widefield South neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (70.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.7%) 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 (21.5%) . 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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