Lone Tree, CO

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Living in Lone Tree

Lone Tree is a somewhat small city located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 13,566 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Lone Tree is the 45th largest community in Colorado.

Lone Tree home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Lone Tree real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Lone Tree is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 0.00% of the Lone Tree workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Lone Tree is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lone Tree who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.26% 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.

Even though Lone Tree is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the subway for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.

If knowledge is power, Lone Tree is a pretty powerful place. 69.52% of the adults in Lone Tree have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Lone Tree in 2010 was $65,297, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $261,188 for a family of four.

Lone Tree is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lone Tree home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lone Tree residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Lone Tree include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Lone Tree's cultural character, accounting for 15.06% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Lone Tree is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.