5.7 out of 10

Arapahoe Ridge

40.0099232645154 -105.228180346969
Great for
  • Medical Facilities
  • Childcare
  • Public Transport
  • Safe & Sound
  • Schools
Not great for
  • Nightlife
  • Neighborly Spirit
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Singles
  • Gay & Lesbian

Reviews

2/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 2/5
  • Safe & Sound 4/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 1/5
  • Parking 3/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 4/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 4/5
  • Childcare 4/5
Oct 11, 2012

"Arapahoe/55th is a high traffic intersection but the neighborhoods are really nicely tucked away"

The neighborhoods around Arapahoe and 55th are pretty nice once who get away from the very traffic heavy area along Arapahoe. The intersection of Arapahoe & 55th is very close to the newly built Foothills Boulder Community Hospital as well as a lot of businesses and some fast food in the area. The neighborhoods to the south of Arapahoe & 55th are really nice, there are some apartment complexes especially down near Foothills HWY but as you go back into the neighborhood there are ranch homes with big yards.

Manhattan Middle School is only miles away from the neighborhood to the south and in my my opinion is one of the best schools in the whole county. Home prices in the area are not cheap nor are they considered the most expensive areas of Boulder. I would say the Arapahoe/55th/Foothills neighborhoods are middle of the road in price and offer a lot of private big yards that are kind of hard to come by in Boulder.
Pros
  • Schools
Cons
  • Arapahoe traffic
  • 70's homes
  • Little out of the main flow of Boulder
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 4/5
  • Pest Free 4/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 3/5
  • Nightlife 2/5
  • Parks & Recreation 3/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 4/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 4/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 4/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
Sep 28, 2012

"A great quite area a little off the beaten track"

Arapahoe Ridge is a nice neighborhood close to Eisenhower Elementary. If you are looking to jump on hiking trails or get to Pearl Street it is one of the eastern areas of Boulder City so you have a little further to go. It is a great area if you work in Broomfield of Denver and need to get our of Boulder quick. You are by OZO's Coffee but in most cases you will need to get in a car or bike to get to dining.
Pros
  • Quiet
  • Schools
  • Rock Park
Cons
  • Little out of the main flow of Boulder
  • 70's homes
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Gay & Lesbian