Dacono, CO


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Living in Dacono

Dacono is a very small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 4,792 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Dacono is the 90th largest community in Colorado.

Unlike some cities, Dacono isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Dacono are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dacono is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Dacono who work in office and administrative support (14.96%), maintenance occupations (10.68%), and sales jobs (8.74%).

Also of interest is that Dacono has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Dacono’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

The city 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, Dacono has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Dacono a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One downside of living in Dacono is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Dacono, the average commute to work is 31.42 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Dacono does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Dacono with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 14.38% of adults in Dacono have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dacono in 2010 was $24,699, which is middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $98,796 for a family of four. However, Dacono contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dacono is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dacono home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dacono residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Dacono also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 35.26% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dacono include Irish, Swedish, English, and Scottish.

In addition, Dacono has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (18.72%).

The most common language spoken in Dacono is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Laotian.

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