Walden is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 601 people and just one neighborhood, Walden is the 188th largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Walden is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 44.22% of the Walden workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Walden is a town of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Walden who work in sales jobs (17.13%), teaching (7.17%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (5.58%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Walden’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One of the benefits of Walden is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.69 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.