Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon median real estate price is $810,807, which is more expensive than 77.6% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 86.7% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon is currently $3,571, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 88.8% of the neighborhoods in Colorado.
Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Golden, Colorado.
Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon 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.
Real estate vacancies in Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon are 4.9%, which is lower than one will find in 68.9% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon 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 Golden, the Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 33 residents per square mile, Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon is less crowded than 92.1% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon 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.
In addition, owner-occupied real estate dominates the Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon neighborhood. In fact, according to NeighborhoodScout research, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in 96.8% of neighborhoods in America.
Furthermore, some neighborhoods are made up of apartments. Some consist of row houses, and most - by far - consist of a mixture of housing types. But the Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon neighborhood stands out due to the total dominance of detached, single-family homes here. There are nearly no other types of residential real estate in the neighborhood. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher proportion of single-family homes in its real estate stock than 95.6% of all American neighborhoods.
In the Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 28.4% of residents worked from home. This may not seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher percentage of people working from home than 98.1% of the neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston, and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Astoundingly, NeighborhoodScout's research reveals that this single neighborhood has a higher concentration of married couples living here than 95.3% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Whether they have school-aged children or not, married couples are the rule in the Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon 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, if you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.6% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Colorado, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Colorado. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for urban sophisticates, families with school-aged children and highly educated executives.
Did you know that the Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon neighborhood has more Austrian and Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Austrian ancestry and 3.5% have Welsh ancestry.
Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.5% 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 99.0% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon neighborhood in Golden 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 89.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 7.4% 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 58.0% 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 Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon neighborhood, 66.0% 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 13.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (12.1%), and 8.4% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.
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 Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Italian, German/Yiddish and Spanish.
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 Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon neighborhood in Golden, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.3%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (21.4%), and residents who report Italian roots (14.4%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (10.4%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (5.0%), 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 Coal Creek Canyon / Golden Gate Canyon neighborhood spend between 45 minutes and one hour commuting one-way to work (45.3% of working residents), longer and tougher than most commutes in America.
Here most residents (69.0%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.