Dolores is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 948 people and just one neighborhood, Dolores is the 157th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dolores is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dolores is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dolores who work in office and administrative support (13.56%), sales jobs (11.78%) and management occupations (10.89%).
Of important note, Dolores is also a town of artists. Dolores has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Dolores’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Dolores telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.53% 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
Being a small town, Dolores does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.