Firestone is a medium-sized town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 17,299 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Firestone is the 37th largest community in Colorado. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Firestone, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Firestone, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Firestone’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Firestone does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $102,165.00.
Housing costs in Firestone are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Also of interest is that Firestone has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.76% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
One downside of living in Firestone, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.95 minutes every day commuting to work.
The overall education level of Firestone is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.84% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Firestone in 2018 was $37,717, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,868 for a family of four.
Firestone is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Firestone home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Firestone residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Firestone also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.81% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Firestone include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Firestone is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.