Littleton is a medium-sized city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 44,755 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.
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.45% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
For the size of the city, public transportation in Littleton is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Littleton, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Littleton. 55.36% 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 $51,164, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $204,656 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 12.48% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Littleton include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Littleton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.