Snowmass Village is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 2,916 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 an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Snowmass Village spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 15.55 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
Despite being a small town, Snowmass Village has a lot of people using the bus to get to and from work every day. Most of these people on the bus are using it to get to good jobs in other cities.