Evergreen, CO
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Evergreen is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 9,352 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Evergreen is the 53rd largest community in Colorado.

Evergreen home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Evergreen real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Evergreen is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 89.26% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Evergreen is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Evergreen who work in management occupations (18.68%), sales jobs (12.21%), and office and administrative support (9.61%).

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

Of important note, Evergreen is also a town of artists. Evergreen has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Evergreen’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.33% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

In addition, Evergreen is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

Because of many things, Evergreen is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Evergreen a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Evergreen has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Evergreen’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Evergreen, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.60 minutes every day commuting to work.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Evergreen. 63.95% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Evergreen in 2010 was $47,077, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $188,308 for a family of four.

The people who call Evergreen home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Evergreen residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Evergreen include Irish, English, Swedish, and Italian.

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