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Black Forest, CO (Colorado) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $646,455 (it was $236,300 in 2000)
Black Forest:

$646,455
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $482,192 - $800,693

Black Forest,CO index of house prices

Total population: 13,116 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 13,189 (263 farm, 12,926 nonfarm))

Houses: 5,532 (5,268 occupied: 4,940 owner occupied, 334 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

6%
State:

34%

Housing density: 43 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019: $1,231,385.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,807 (lower quartile is $1,154, upper quartile is over $2,000)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $3,065


Median gross rent in Black Forest, CO in 2019: over $2,000

Housing units in Black Forest with a mortgage: 3,409 (344 second mortgage, 596 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,525

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $132,219

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $108,710

Median monthly housing costs: $2,032

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Black Forest, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1997

Median year apartment built: 1995

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,512
  • Male householders: 2,839 (265 living alone), Female householders: 2,428 (438 living alone)
  • 3,940 spouses (3,940 opposite-sex spouses), 100 unmarried partners, (100 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,229 children (3,653 natural, 140 adopted, 470 stepchildren), 288 grandchildren, 65 brothers or sisters, 143 parents, 0 foster children, 99 other relatives, 366 non-relatives

Size of family households: 2,246 2-persons, 885 3-persons, 710 4-persons, 338 5-persons, 171 6-persons, 60 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 740 1-person, 117 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 17 5-persons.

2,542 married couples with children.
246 single-parent households (68 men, 178 women).

94.8% of residents of Black Forest speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 642 (4.4%)
(88.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

10.0
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

10.0
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Black Forest, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Black Forest, Colorado
  • 27no bedroom
  • 641 bedroom
  • 2282 bedrooms
  • 1,3343 bedrooms
  • 1,6404 bedrooms
  • 1,7305+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Black Forest, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Black Forest, Colorado
  • 11no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 932 bedrooms
  • 763 bedrooms
  • 714 bedrooms
  • 895+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Black Forest in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Black Forest in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 66no vehicle
  • 2691 vehicle
  • 1,7312 vehicles
  • 1,6803 vehicles
  • 6204 vehicles
  • 6155+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Black Forest in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Black Forest in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 1131 vehicle
  • 1572 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 694 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Black Forest, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Black Forest, Colorado
  • 191 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 473 rooms
  • 594 rooms
  • 3165 rooms
  • 5576 rooms
  • 6227 rooms
  • 6468 rooms
  • 2,7119+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Black Forest, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Black Forest, Colorado
  • 121 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 483 rooms
  • 74 rooms
  • 05 rooms
  • 556 rooms
  • 247 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 1749+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2019 house/condo value by year built
Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
  • Black Forest, CO household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Black Forest, CO in 2019
  • 69Less than $10,000
  • 69$10,000 to $19,999
  • 214$20,000 to $29,999
  • 298$30,000 to $39,999
  • 140$40,000 to $49,999
  • 270$50,000 to $59,999
  • 379$60,000 to $74,999
  • 620$75,000 to $99,999
  • 675$100,000 to $124,999
  • 671$125,000 to $149,999
  • 687$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,383$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2019 in Black Forest, CO

  • Distribution of house value in Black Forest, CO in 2019
  • 14$70,000 to $79,999
  • 17$175,000 to $199,999
  • 31$200,000 to $249,999
  • 212$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,030$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,014$400,000 to $499,999
  • 2,494$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,001$750,000 to $999,999
  • 216$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 55$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2019 in Black Forest, CO

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Black Forest, CO in 2019
  • 18$500 to $549
  • 11$800 to $899
  • 15$900 to $999
  • 22$1,000 to $1,249
  • 36$1,250 to $1,499
  • 21$1,500 to $1,999
  • 47$2,000 to $2,499
  • 76$2,500 to $2,999
  • 85No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2019

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.9%
Number of people working at home: 1,093 (14.8% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 62
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 63
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 323
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 666
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,015
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 776
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,541
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 353
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 300
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 595
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 427
  • 90 or more minutes: 205
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Black Forest

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 643 (35.2%)
  • Carpooled: 202 (11.1%)
  • Taxi: 42 (2.3%)
  • Walked: 45 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 896 (49.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
  • Unemployment by race in 2019
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.7%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • 2.9%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Black Forest, Colorado
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Black Forest, Colorado
  • 332010 or later
  • 552000 to 2009
  • 681990 to 1999
  • 501980 to 1989
  • 721970 to 1979
  • 221Before 1970
Ancestries in Black Forest, CO

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 702 (12.2%)
  • American: 588 (10.2%)
  • European: 555 (9.6%)
  • English: 446 (7.7%)
  • Irish: 404 (7.0%)
  • Italian: 208 (3.6%)
  • British: 181 (3.1%)
  • Scottish: 180 (3.1%)
  • Norwegian: 128 (2.2%)
  • Northern European: 106 (1.8%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 103 (1.8%)
  • Eastern European: 72 (1.2%)
  • Polish: 66 (1.1%)
  • French: 50 (0.9%)
  • Egyptian: 42 (0.7%)
  • Brazilian: 42 (0.7%)
  • Austrian: 32 (0.6%)
  • Russian: 30 (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 29 (0.5%)
  • Serbian: 28 (0.5%)
  • Lithuanian: 26 (0.5%)
  • Ukrainian: 22 (0.4%)
  • Swedish: 20 (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 15 (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 14 (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 13 (0.2%)
  • Slovak: 10 (0.2%)
  • Slovene: 7 (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 6 (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 6 (0.1%)
  • Czech: 3 (0.05%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents (%):

Germany
Black Forest:

15.0% (101)
Colorado:

2.7% (14,998)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Black Forest:

10.9% (73)
Colorado:

1.1% (6,278)

Mexico
Black Forest:

9.4% (63)
Colorado:

41.2% (225,372)

Korea
Black Forest:

9.2% (62)
Colorado:

2.7% (14,900)

Philippines
Black Forest:

9.1% (61)
Colorado:

2.1% (11,732)

Brazil
Black Forest:

6.5% (44)
Colorado:

0.5% (2,704)

Canada
Black Forest:

6.3% (42)
Colorado:

2.6% (14,301)

Honduras
Black Forest:

5.2% (35)
Colorado:

0.8% (4,471)

South Africa
Black Forest:

4.9% (33)
Colorado:

0.4% (2,415)

Egypt
Black Forest:

4.3% (29)
Colorado:

0.1% (819)

England
Black Forest:

3.4% (23)
Colorado:

1.2% (6,679)

Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia)
Black Forest:

3.0% (20)
Colorado:

0.4% (2,080)

Ukraine
Black Forest:

2.4% (16)
Colorado:

0.6% (3,530)

Switzerland
Black Forest:

2.4% (16)
Colorado:

0.2% (999)

Indonesia
Black Forest:

2.4% (16)
Colorado:

0.3% (1,892)

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,139
  • Other state: 9,338
  • Northeast: 1,077
  • Midwest: 3,084
  • South: 2,185
  • West: 2,971

88.0% of Black Forest residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34.7% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35.6% lived in Colorado.


Black Forest:

88.0%
State average:

82.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 38
  • 9th grade: 48
  • 10th grade: 22
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 76
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 486
  • Less than 1 year of college: 149
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 616
  • Associate degree: 429
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,571
  • Master's degree: 1,311
  • Professional school degree: 266
  • Doctorate degree: 175
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 29
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 129
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 608
  • Less than 1 year of college: 291
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 638
  • Associate degree: 617
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,869
  • Master's degree: 974
  • Professional school degree: 119
  • Doctorate degree: 68
Educational Attainment for Females
Black Forest marital status for males
Black Forest marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,225
  • One, attached: 19
  • 3 or 4: 17
  • 5 to 9: 17
  • 10 to 19: 62
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 43
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 17

Median worth of mobile homes: $265,165

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2019: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2019: 0.2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Black Forest
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Black Forest, CO
  • 69.7%Utility gas
  • 12.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Black Forest, CO
  • 35.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 34.2%Utility gas
  • 26.2%Electricity
  • 4.6%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 255
Here:

16.8%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 132
Here:

12.3%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 79
Here:

14.7%
Colorado:

13.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability