Dinosaur is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 312 people and just one neighborhood, Dinosaur is the 211th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Dinosaur is a blue-collar town, with 49.23% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Dinosaur is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dinosaur who work in personal care services (9.23%), office and administrative support (6.92%) and healthcare (6.15%).
And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Dinosaur has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.
Setting & Lifestyle
Dinosaur’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Dinosaur 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. Dinosaur has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Dinosaur than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Dinosaur may be for you.
One downside of living in Dinosaur is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Dinosaur, the average commute to work is 32.95 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Dinosaur doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.