Peyton, CO


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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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Peyton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (51.68%), sales jobs (24.16%), and office and administrative support (0.00%).

Because of many things, Peyton is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Peyton a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Peyton has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Peyton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 11.12 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.

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.

Being a small town, Peyton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Peyton are among the most well-educated in the nation: 47.24% 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 $15,149, which is low income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $60,596 for a family of four.

Peyton is a very 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 38.91% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Peyton include Polish, Norwegian, German, and Yugoslavian.

The most common language spoken in Peyton is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.

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