Green Mountain Falls is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 641 people and just one neighborhood, Green Mountain Falls is the 196th largest community in Colorado. Green Mountain Falls has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Housing costs in Green Mountain Falls are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Green Mountain Falls is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.43% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Green Mountain Falls is a town of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Green Mountain Falls who work in management occupations (20.54%), personal care services (15.68%), and sales jobs (10.54%).
Of important note, Green Mountain Falls is also a town of artists. Green Mountain Falls has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Green Mountain Falls’s character.
Also of interest is that Green Mountain Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.09% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Another notable thing is that Green Mountain Falls is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Because of many things, Green Mountain Falls is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Green Mountain Falls a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Green Mountain Falls has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Green Mountain Falls’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small town, Green Mountain Falls doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Green Mountain Falls, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Green Mountain Falls is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 51.79% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Green Mountain Falls in 2018 was $41,383, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $165,532 for a family of four. However, Green Mountain Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Green Mountain Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Green Mountain Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Green Mountain Falls include German, English, European, Italian, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Green Mountain Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.
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.
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.
In addition, one of the really interesting characteristics about the neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.8% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Colorado. In addition to being an excellent choice for college students, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for active retirees.
In the neighborhood, many people's commute means walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that 28.3% 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.
The neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 97.7% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.
Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 40 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 90.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Scottish and English ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.1% of this neighborhood's residents have Scottish ancestry and 24.5% have English 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 neighborhood in Green Mountain Falls are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.3% of the neighborhoods in America. 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 neighborhood, 52.2% 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 31.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (8.8%), and 7.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.3% of households.
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 neighborhood in Green Mountain Falls, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (24.5%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (18.5%), and residents who report Irish roots (14.2%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (8.1%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (7.1%), 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 neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (62.9%) 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 (8.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.