Penrose is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 3,550 people and just one neighborhood, Penrose is the 95th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Penrose isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Penrose are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Penrose is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Penrose who work in office and administrative support (15.37%), law enforcement and fire fighting (9.93%) and sales jobs (9.86%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Penrose, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Penrose is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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!) Penrose 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. Penrose has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Penrose than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Penrose may be for you.
In Penrose, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.90 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.