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.
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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Larkspur has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Larkspur a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Larkspur, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.96 minutes every day commuting to work.
Larkspur is a very car-oriented town. 93.58% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Larkspur is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Larkspur has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
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.