Larkspur is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 195 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Larkspur is the 222nd largest community in Colorado.
Larkspur home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Larkspur real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Unlike some towns, Larkspur isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Larkspur are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Larkspur is a town of service providers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Larkspur who work in sales jobs (12.61%), maintenance occupations (9.24%), and management occupations (8.40%).
Of important note, Larkspur is also a town of artists. Larkspur has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Larkspur’s character.
The overall crime rate in Larkspur is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Larkspur is worth considering.
One downside of living in Larkspur is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Larkspur, the average commute to work is 32.96 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Larkspur is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Larkspur 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. 93.58% 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, Larkspur does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Larkspur are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.12% of adults in Larkspur have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Larkspur in 2010 was $26,861, which is middle income relative to Colorado, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,444 for a family of four. However, Larkspur contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Larkspur home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Larkspur residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Larkspur include German, Irish, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Larkspur is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.