Monument is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 6,391 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Monument is the 75th largest community in Colorado. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Monument, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Monument, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Monument’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Monument does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $90,133.
Monument home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Monument real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Monument is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Monument is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Monument who work in management occupations (15.30%), teaching (12.16%) and sales jobs (11.06%).
Also of interest is that Monument has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Monument is also a town of artists. Monument has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Monument’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Monument telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.78% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Monument is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Monument’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Monument. 52.56% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Monument in 2010 was $29,203, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,812 for a family of four.
The people who call Monument home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Monument residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Monument include German, Irish, English, Polish, Dutch and French.
The most common language spoken in Monument is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||1,883|
|MONUMENT HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||86.03%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||13.97%|
|TYPE OF MONUMENT HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||84.48%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||5.31%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||1.35%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||2.50%|
|SIZE OF MONUMENT HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||22.77%|
|AGE OF MONUMENT HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||59.16%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||35.94%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||4.40%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.50%|
|MONUMENT REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$478,729|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,576|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $59,000||5.19%|
|$59,001 - $119,000||1.73%|
|$119,001 - $237,000||12.22%|
|$237,001 - $356,000||25.06%|
|$356,001 - $474,000||42.47%|
|$474,001 - $593,000||12.28%|
|$593,001 - $889,000||1.05%|
|$889,001 - $1,185,000||0.00%|
|PEOPLE OF MONUMENT||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||8.29%|
|5 TO 17||24.99%|
|18 TO 24||7.81%|
|25 TO 34||7.53%|
|35 TO 54||31.85%|
|55 TO 64||11.32%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||8.21%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||96.18%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$90,133|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$29,203|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||2.33%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Education (16.03%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8.03%)
Information Technology (8.03%)
Public Service (4.67%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.51%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.24%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.27%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||6.50%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||6.18%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (24.53%)
Northern European (2.79%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (92.17%)
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