Firestone, CO
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Living in Firestone

Firestone is a medium-sized town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 17,299 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Firestone is the 37th largest community in Colorado. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Firestone, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Firestone, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Firestone’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Firestone does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $97,862.00.

Housing costs in Firestone 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.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Firestone is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Firestone is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Firestone who work in management occupations (13.55%), sales jobs (11.86%), and office and administrative support (9.87%).

Also of interest is that Firestone has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.36% 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.

Because of many things, Firestone is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Firestone really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Firestone perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Firestone, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.16 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Firestone is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.10% of adults in Firestone have a college degree.

The per capita income in Firestone in 2018 was $35,248, which is upper middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $140,992 for a family of four.

Firestone is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Firestone home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Firestone residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Firestone also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.23% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Firestone include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Firestone is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.

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