Guffey is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 99 people and just one neighborhood, Guffey is the 229th largest community in Colorado.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Guffey are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Guffey is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 100.00% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Guffey is a town of managers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Guffey who work in management occupations (54.55%), maintenance occupations (45.45%) and art, media, and design (0.00%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Guffey 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, Guffey’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Guffey has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Guffey has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Guffey than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Guffey may be for you.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Guffey spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 7.50 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Guffey is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Guffey isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Being a small town, Guffey does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.