Peyton is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 265 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Peyton is the 217th largest community in Colorado.
Unlike some towns, Peyton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Peyton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Peyton is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Peyton who work in management occupations (45.64%), sales jobs (22.82%), and office and administrative support (8.05%).
Peyton is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Peyton’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.44 minutes getting to work every day.
Peyton is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Peyton isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 1.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Peyton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Peyton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 49.69% of adults in Peyton have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Peyton in 2010 was $15,483, which is low income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,932 for a family of four.
Peyton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Peyton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Peyton residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Peyton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.48% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Peyton include Polish, Norwegian, Italian, and German.
The most common language spoken in Peyton is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.