Yampa is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 436 people and just one neighborhood, Yampa is the 200th largest community in Colorado.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in Yampa are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Occupations and Workforce
Yampa is a blue-collar town, with 40.38% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Yampa is a town of construction workers and builders, professionals and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yampa who work in management occupations (14.74%), office and administrative support (10.90%) and teaching (8.33%).
Also of interest is that Yampa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
In addition, Yampa is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.
Because of many things, Yampa is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Yampa 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, Yampa has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Yampa’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.