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Littleton, CO
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Living in Littleton


Littleton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 45,652 people and 61 constituent neighborhoods, Littleton is the 20th largest community in Colorado.

Housing costs in Littleton 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 cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Littleton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Littleton is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Littleton who work in management occupations (13.23%), office and administrative support (10.51%), and sales jobs (10.48%).

Also of interest is that Littleton has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Of important note, Littleton is also a city of artists. Littleton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Littleton’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Littleton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.87% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Littleton is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Littleton area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Littleton. 53.58% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Littleton in 2018 was $47,674, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $190,696 for a family of four. However, Littleton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Littleton is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Littleton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Littleton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Littleton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Littleton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Littleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.