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 neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bennett is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bennett who work in sales jobs (12.45%), office and administrative support (10.19%), and food service (6.76%).
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.
In Bennett, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.93 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.
In terms of college education, Bennett is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.40% of adults 25 and older in Bennett have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bennett in 2010 was $23,624, which is middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,496 for a family of four. However, Bennett contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 12.49% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bennett include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Bennett is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Japanese.