Mountain Village is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 1,387 people and just one neighborhood, Mountain Village is the 143rd largest community in Colorado.
Real Estate Prices
Mountain Village home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Mountain Village real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Mountain Village is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mountain Village is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mountain Village who work in food service (14.79%), maintenance occupations (14.67%) and sales jobs (13.33%).
Of important note, Mountain Village is also a town of artists. Mountain Village has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Mountain Village’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Mountain Village is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Mountain Village spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.30 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Mountain Village has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the subway - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.