Westlands Park median real estate price is $1,730,544, which is more expensive than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 97.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Westlands Park is currently $6,062, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 99.9% of the neighborhoods in Colorado.
Westlands Park is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Westlands Park real estate is primarily made up of large (four, five or more bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 Westlands Park neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.
Westlands Park has a 16.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 79.6% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.
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 Greenwood Village, the Westlands Park neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
The Westlands Park neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America. In fact, 83.8% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.
Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that a full 83.2% of the adults living in the Westlands Park neighborhood have earned at least a bachelor's degree. This is a higher rate than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.
In addition, 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 1.6% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Westlands Park 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.
Also, priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the Westlands Park neighborhood may actually hold the key. 68.0% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 96.5% of the neighborhoods in America.
Finally, if you're a regular supporter of the arts and enjoy outings to the theatre, weekend boutique-ing, or even a finely aged wine with dinner, than you're in good company with the people of the Westlands Park neighborhood. This neighborhood is uniquely immersed with more "urban sophisticates" than 96.3% of neighborhoods across the country. The people here truly stand out as a class among their own. They are an exclusive community characterized by refined tastes, cultural inclinations, and the means to live well. Urban sophisticates live a big city lifestyle, whether or not they live in or near a big city. They are educated executives or managers by week, and serial patrons of the arts by weekend. If this lifestyle pertains to you, than you'll certainly feel right at home in the Westlands Park neighborhood. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.
Did you know that the Westlands Park neighborhood has more Lebanese and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.7% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 3.1% have Danish ancestry.
Westlands Park is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.2% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Russian at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
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 Westlands Park neighborhood in Greenwood Village 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 98.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 10.4% 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 50.6% of America's neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the Westlands Park neighborhood, 83.8% 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 7.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions (4.5%), and 4.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
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 Westlands Park neighborhood is English, spoken by 92.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Chinese.
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 Westlands Park neighborhood in Greenwood Village, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (20.6%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (13.8%), and residents who report Scottish roots (6.0%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (4.9%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 11.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.
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 Westlands Park neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (32.0% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (63.8%) 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 (9.9%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.