Mead is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 4,104 people and just one neighborhood, Mead is the 97th largest community in Colorado.
Real Estate Prices
Mead home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Mead real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Mead isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mead are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mead is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mead who work in management occupations (20.75%), office and administrative support (11.34%) and business and financial occupations (7.90%).
Also of interest is that Mead has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Mead is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Mead is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Mead really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Mead perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Mead is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Mead, the average commute to work is 31.14 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.