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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community median real estate price is $582,936, which is more expensive than 54.1% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 76.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community is currently $2,255, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 60.3% of Colorado neighborhoods.

Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Thornton, Colorado.

Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community, the current vacancy rate is 0.0%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 100.0% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

This neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.

In addition, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood could be your paradise. With 37.9% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.1% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

People

In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood stands out as being ranked among the lowest 0.0% of neighborhoods affected by this global issue.

In addition, thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community has the amazing distinction of housing more same sex couples living together than 98.8% of neighborhoods in the U.S. If you are seeking such a neighborhood, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that this is one place that you should consider.

Also, one of the really interesting characteristics about the Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community 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 1.9% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Colorado.

Finally, an extraordinary 12.2% of the residents of the Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

Diversity

Did you know that the Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood has more Slovak and Lithuanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Slovak ancestry and 2.2% have Lithuanian ancestry.

The Neighbors

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 Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood in Thornton are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.7% 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.

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 Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood, 46.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (18.2%), and 11.9% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

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 Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood is English, spoken by 96.5% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

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 Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood in Thornton, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English (19.0%). There are also a number of people of German ancestry (17.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (16.5%), and some of the residents are also of Slovak ancestry (8.5%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (8.2%), among others.

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 Thornton Meadows / Eastlake Lifestyle Community neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (41.9% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (77.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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