Bennett is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,484 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Bennett is the 120th largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Bennett 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.
Bennett is a blue-collar town, with 35.50% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Bennett is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Bennett who work in office and administrative support (9.77%), sales jobs (8.82%), and food service (8.40%).
Also of interest is that Bennett has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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!) Bennett 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. Bennett has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Bennett than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Bennett may be for you.
In Bennett, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.41 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Bennett doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Bennett who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.47% of the adults in Bennett have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bennett in 2010 was $24,179, which is middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,716 for a family of four. However, Bennett contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bennett is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Bennett home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bennett residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Bennett also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.27% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bennett include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Bennett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.