Bailey is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 9,952 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Bailey is the 55th largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Bailey 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 Bailey 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: 14.81% 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.
Because of many things, Bailey is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Bailey a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Bailey has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Bailey’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Bailey has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Bailey a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Bailey is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Bailey, the average commute to work is 40.03 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Bailey citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.25% of adults in Bailey have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bailey in 2018 was $40,509, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $162,036 for a family of four.
Bailey is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bailey home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bailey residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Bailey include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Bailey is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.