Estes Park is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 6,339 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Estes Park is the 71st largest community in Colorado.
Estes Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Estes Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
When you are in Estes Park, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 0.00% of Estes Park’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Estes Park is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Estes Park who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).
A relatively large number of people in Estes Park telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.99% 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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Estes Park spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 19.16 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Estes Park, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Estes Park is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.25% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Estes Park in 2010 was $36,990, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,960 for a family of four. However, Estes Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Estes Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Estes Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Estes Park include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Estes Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.