Larkspur is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 194 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.
Larkspur is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Larkspur is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Larkspur who work in sales jobs (23.93%), management occupations (12.82%), and personal care services (7.69%).
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.
Also of interest is that Larkspur has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 22.22% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Overall, Larkspur’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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 33.38 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Larkspur doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Larkspur rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.61% of adults 25 and older in Larkspur have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Larkspur in 2010 was $31,291, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,164 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, followed by Native American. Larkspur also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.27% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Larkspur include English, Irish, French , and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Larkspur is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.