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.
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 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.
In Larkspur, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.96 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small town, Larkspur does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Larkspur rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.12% 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 $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.