Walsh is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 524 people and just one neighborhood, Walsh is the 191st largest community in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Walsh is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Walsh is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Walsh who work in farm management occupations (15.73%), healthcare suport services (13.35%) and management occupations (12.17%).
In addition, many people in Walsh have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
A relatively large number of people in Walsh telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.60% 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
Overall, Walsh’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One of the benefits of Walsh is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.52 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.
Being a small town, Walsh does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.