Covelo is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 1,257 people and just one neighborhood, Covelo is the 687th largest community in California.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Covelo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Covelo are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Covelo is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Covelo who work in law enforcement and fire fighting (18.09%), office and administrative support (12.71%) and sales jobs (8.56%).
Also of interest is that Covelo 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: 13.70% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Covelo has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Covelo has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Covelo than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Covelo may be for you.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.86 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small town, Covelo doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.