Located in the state of Colorado, Northglenn is a medium-sized city with a population of 38,128 residents. With a population density of 5,187 people per square mile, Northglenn is well above the nation's average density level. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (90% White). Given that fact, Northglenn could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Northglenn are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 13% of the population also speak Spanish.
Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Northglenn could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Colorado if you know where to search. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like amenities, cost of living, weather, employment, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Northglenn and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Northglenn to Colorado and the national average.
Northglenn has a livability score of 69/100 and is ranked #126 in Colorado and #11,899 in the USA. If we dig a little deeper into each category within the livability score, we see that Northglenn has higher than average rankings for the following: amenities (A+) and housing (B). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Northglenn. The following was graded with a disappointing score: education (F).
Based on the proximity of local amenities like grocery stores, restaurants, coffee shops, parks, librairies, etc., Northglenn has received a higher than average score for its local amenities. If you’re planning on relocating and making this area your permanent home, it’s nice to know that there is an ample amount of amenities and things to do within walking distance or a short drive.
For buyers, real estate will be the largest purchase they ever make and it will also be their most valuable asset. For renters, the monthly rent paid on their Northglenn apartments will most likely be their largest expense. Based on tangible metrics like home and rental affordability and appreciation rates, housing in this area has received a score that is well above the average of every other US city.
Certain items on your wish list like shopping, restaurants, nightlife and proximity to public transportation are all important factors to search for. Having said that, perhaps the most important metric to consider when contemplating a move to Northglenn is real estate affordability. The median home price for Northglenn homes is $201,400, which is 23.9% lower than the Colorado average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Northglenn, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 3.4, which is 19% lower than the Colorado average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Northglenn area were 8.1% and 5 year appreciation rates were 12%.
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