Orchard City is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 3,025 people and just one neighborhood, Orchard City is the 99th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Orchard City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Orchard City is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Orchard City who work in office and administrative support (23.19%), sales jobs (12.36%) and management occupations (10.84%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.23% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Orchard City’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Orchard City has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Orchard City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Orchard City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Orchard City may be for you.