Columbine Valley is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 1,360 people and just one neighborhood, Columbine Valley is the 144th largest community in Colorado.
Real Estate Prices
Columbine Valley home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Columbine Valley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Columbine Valley is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.08% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Columbine Valley is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Columbine Valley who work in management occupations (26.34%), sales jobs (12.48%) and business and financial occupations (11.29%).
Of important note, Columbine Valley is also a town of artists. Columbine Valley has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Columbine Valley’s character.
Also of interest is that Columbine Valley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Columbine Valley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.35% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
In addition, Columbine Valley is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Columbine Valley is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Columbine Valley really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Columbine Valley perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Despite being a small town, Columbine Valley has a lot of people using the subway to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the subway are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.