Estes Park is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 6,352 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.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.16 minutes getting to work every day.
If knowledge is power, Estes Park is a pretty powerful place. 52.25% of the adults in Estes Park have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
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.