Snowmass Village is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,898 people and just one neighborhood, Snowmass Village is the 103rd largest community in Colorado.
Real Estate Prices
Snowmass Village home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Snowmass Village real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Snowmass Village is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Snowmass Village is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Snowmass Village who work in food service (15.69%), management occupations (14.38%) and sales jobs (13.36%).
A relatively large number of people in Snowmass Village telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.24% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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
Another notable thing is that Snowmass Village is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Snowmass Village’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
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 15.55 minutes getting to work every day.
In Snowmass Village, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Snowmass Village is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.