South Fork is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 364 people and just one neighborhood, South Fork is the 208th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, South Fork is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, South Fork is a town of service providers, managers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in South Fork who work in management occupations (22.56%), sales jobs (14.36%) and maintenance occupations (10.77%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that South Fork 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.
Because of many things, South Fork is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making South Fork 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, South Fork has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, South Fork’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small town, South Fork doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.