Granada is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 490 people and just one neighborhood, Granada is the 196th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Granada is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.37% of the Granada workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Granada is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Granada who work in sales jobs (10.61%), management occupations (9.60%) and personal care services (9.60%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Granada work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
A relatively large number of people in Granada telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.72% 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
Overall, Granada’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One of the benefits of Granada is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.70 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.