Superior, CO
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Superior is a somewhat small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 13,175 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Superior is the 39th largest community in Colorado.

Superior home prices are not only among the most expensive in Colorado, but Superior real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

When you are in Superior, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 0.00% of Superior’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Superior is a town of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Superior who work in office and administrative support (0.00%), sales jobs (0.00%), and personal care services (0.00%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 14.07% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

If knowledge is power, Superior is a pretty powerful place. 76.25% of the adults in Superior have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.

The per capita income in Superior in 2010 was $48,939, which is wealthy relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,756 for a family of four.

Superior is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Superior home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Superior residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Superior include German, Irish, English, European, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Superior's cultural character, accounting for 19.37% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Superior is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.