Most Expensive Superior Neighborhoods
Superior is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 12,855 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Superior is the 39th largest community in Colorado.
Superior home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Superior real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Superior is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 94.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Superior is a town of professionals, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Superior who work in management occupations (19.39%), computer science and math (12.47%) and office and administrative support (9.20%).
Also of interest is that Superior has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Superior is also a town of artists. Superior has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Superior’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.44% 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.
Because of many things, Superior is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Superior really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Superior perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Superior, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Superior is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 78.01% 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 Superior in 2010 was $50,184, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $200,736 for a family of four.
Superior is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Superior home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Superior residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Superior include German, Irish, English, Italian, European and Polish.
In addition, Superior has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.25%).
The languages spoken by people in Superior are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Superior is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese, Spanish, Hindi and Korean.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||4,410|
|SUPERIOR HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||68.18%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||31.82%|
|TYPE OF SUPERIOR HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||64.03%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||8.80%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||7.39%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||19.57%|
|SIZE OF SUPERIOR HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||16.51%|
|AGE OF SUPERIOR HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||23.44%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||73.52%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||2.76%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.28%|
|SUPERIOR REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$575,182|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,768|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $71,000||0.43%|
|$71,001 - $142,000||0.00%|
|$142,001 - $284,000||3.76%|
|$284,001 - $426,000||14.23%|
|$426,001 - $569,000||27.56%|
|$569,001 - $711,000||23.11%|
|$711,001 - $1,066,000||27.63%|
|$1,066,001 - $1,422,000||2.03%|
|PEOPLE OF SUPERIOR||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.87%|
|5 TO 17||22.57%|
|18 TO 24||8.27%|
|25 TO 34||14.16%|
|35 TO 54||35.82%|
|55 TO 64||8.96%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||3.36%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||98.37%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$116,250|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$50,184|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||3.81%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Professional, scientific, and technical services (23.37%)
Information Technology (5.35%)
Public Service (2.10%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.90%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.11%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.89%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.97%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.23%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (17.14%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (79.67%)
Indic languages (1.91%)
Other Asian languages (1.50%)
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