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 88.31% 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 (19.19%), sales jobs (12.34%), and office and administrative support (9.53%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 14.45% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.

Evergreen is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Evergreen’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Evergreen is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Evergreen, the average commute to work is 31.28 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Evergreen. 64.06% 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 $49,109, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $196,436 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.