Gypsum is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 6,922 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Gypsum is the 66th largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Gypsum 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.
Unlike some towns, Gypsum isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Gypsum are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gypsum is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gypsum who work in sales jobs (11.15%), management occupations (10.83%), and office and administrative support (10.31%).
The percentage of people in Gypsum who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.53% of adults in Gypsum have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Gypsum in 2010 was $36,233, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,932 for a family of four. However, Gypsum contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Gypsum is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Gypsum home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gypsum residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Gypsum also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 46.24% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gypsum include Irish, European, English, and Danish.
In addition, Gypsum has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.51%).
The most common language spoken in Gypsum is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Navajo.