Gunnison, CO (City Center / Western State College of Colorado)




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About Gunnison, CO (City Center / Western State College of Colorado)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

City Center / Western State College of Colorado median real estate price is $272,481, which is less expensive than 58.2% of Colorado neighborhoods and 58.2% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in City Center / Western State College of Colorado is currently $999, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 81.7% of Colorado neighborhoods.

City Center / Western State College of Colorado is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Gunnison, Colorado.

City Center / Western State College of Colorado real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 9.2% in City Center / Western State College of Colorado. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 49.7% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

Would you like to be able to ride your bike to work? If you are attracted to the idea of getting a little exercise of the two-wheeled type while reducing your carbon footprint, bicycling to work might be the answer. But which neighborhood you live in can make this either impossible, or alternatively, a great and realistic option. NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed that the City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood is a fantastic option for bicycle commuters, as 15.2% of commuters here do ride their bikes to and from work on a daily basis. This is a higher amount than we found in 99.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Also, in the City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood, walking to work is a real option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 13.0% of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than we found in 95.6% of American neighborhoods. Get ready to put on your walking shoes if you move here!

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute is an important factor for one's quality of life. The City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 74.0% of the residents have a commute time from home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout found in 98.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: People

NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 31.9% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

In addition, with a nice mix of college students, safety from crime, and decent walkability, the City Center / Western State College of Colorado 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 88.3% 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.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 95.8% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood has more Welsh ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

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 City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood in Gunnison are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 72.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 42.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 85.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

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 City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood, 34.3% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 30.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.1%), and 15.3% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood in Gunnison, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (29.0%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.6%), and residents who report Mexican roots (13.7%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.7%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.9% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (6.3%).

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 City Center / Western State College of Colorado neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (74.0% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (54.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also bicycle to get to work (15.2%) and 14.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Gunnison 0.101011101001110
Colorado 3.21
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Neighborhood Public School Data

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Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CO Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Marble Charter School
412 West Main Street
Marble, CO, 81623
KG-10
Lake Preschool
800 North Boulevard
Gunnison, CO, 81230
PK-PK
Gunnison High School
800 West Ohio
Gunnison, CO, 81230
09-12
Gunnison Middle School
1099 North 11 Th
Gunnison, CO, 81230
06-08
Gunnison Elementary School
1099 North 11 Th
Gunnison, CO, 81230
PK-05
Crested Butte Elementary School
818 Red Lady Ave
Crested Butte, CO, 81224
KG-05
Crested Butte Secondary School
818 Red Lady Avenue
Crested Butte, CO, 81224
06-12

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