Woodland Park North median real estate price is $562,426, which is more expensive than 57.1% of the neighborhoods in Colorado and 77.4% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.
The average rental price in Woodland Park North is currently $3,207, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 80.8% of the neighborhoods in Colorado.
Woodland Park North is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Woodland Park, Colorado.
Woodland Park North real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Woodland Park North neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.
Woodland Park North has a 10.0% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 60.1% of American neighborhoods). A relatively large percentage of housing here is seasonally occupied (10.0%), which can occur in some markets dominated by colleges or vacation homes. If you live here year round, you will find many of the homes or apartments are empty for all or a portion of the year.
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 Woodland Park, the Woodland Park North neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the Woodland Park North neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 10.6% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of Colorado. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools. In addition to being an excellent choice for families with school-aged children, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students.
Did you know that the Woodland Park North neighborhood has more Swedish and Scottish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 6.0% have Scottish ancestry.
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 Woodland Park North neighborhood in Woodland Park are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.9% 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 68.6% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the Woodland Park North neighborhood, 54.7% 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 18.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (14.7%), and 12.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the Woodland Park North neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households. Some people also speak Polish (5.8%).
Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.
In the Woodland Park North neighborhood in Woodland Park, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.6%), and residents who report English roots (9.5%), and some of the residents are also of Swedish ancestry (8.2%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (6.0%), among others.
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 Woodland Park North neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (44.2% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.
Here most residents (72.7%) 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 (9.0%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.