Pagosa Springs CO Houses for Sale
Pagosa Springs CO Houses for Sale
LIVING IN PAGOSA SPRINGS
Pagosa Springs is a very small town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 1,838 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Pagosa Springs is the 130th largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Pagosa Springs 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. Pagosa Springs CO Houses for Sale
Unlike some towns, Pagosa Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pagosa Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pagosa Springs is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pagosa Springs who work in sales jobs (14.13%), management occupations (13.81%), and office and administrative support (7.92%). Pagosa Springs CO Houses for Sale
A relatively large number of people in Pagosa Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.83% 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. Pagosa Springs CO Houses for Sale
One of the benefits of Pagosa Springs is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.78 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. Pagosa Springs CO Houses for Sale
Pagosa Springs is a very car-oriented town. 78.47% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Pagosa Springs is a small town , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Pagosa Springs has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Being a small town, Pagosa Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work. Pagosa Springs CO Houses for Sale
The citizens of Pagosa Springs are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.59% of adults in Pagosa Springs having a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree. Pagosa Springs CO Houses for Sale
The per capita income in Pagosa Springs in 2010 was $19,650, which is lower middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,600 for a family of four. However, Pagosa Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pagosa Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Pagosa Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pagosa Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pagosa Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.33% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pagosa Springs include Irish, English, French , and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Pagosa Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.