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Nunn, CO

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Overview


Nunn is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 531 people and just one neighborhood, Nunn is the 208th largest community in Colorado. Much of the housing stock in Nunn was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Housing costs in Nunn 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

Nunn is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Nunn is a town of professionals, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Nunn who work in teaching (29.07%), office and administrative support (10.08%), and management occupations (5.04%).

Setting & Lifestyle

In addition, Nunn is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Nunn has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Nunn has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Nunn than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Nunn may be for you.

One downside of living in Nunn, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.09 minutes every day commuting to work.

Demographics

The overall education level of Nunn citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.43% of adults in Nunn have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Nunn in 2018 was $37,422, which is middle income relative to Colorado, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,688 for a family of four. However, Nunn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Nunn is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Nunn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nunn residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiian. Nunn also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.63% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Nunn include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Nunn, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 2 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 7.1% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 98.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Car Ownership

We Americans love our cars. Not only are they a necessity for most Americans due to the shape of our neighborhoods and the distances between where we live, work, shop, and go to school, but we also fancy them. As a result, most households in America have one, two, or three cars. But NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis shows that the neighborhood has a highly unusual pattern of car ownership. Residents of this neighborhood must really love automobiles. NeighborhoodScout's Analysis reveals that 39.4% of the households here have four, five, or more cars. That is more cars per household than in 98.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Nunn are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 26.5% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 76.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 33.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 23.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (21.0%), and 14.1% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the neighborhood in Nunn, CO, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.6%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (13.8%), and residents who report Irish roots (12.1%), and some of the residents are also of Spanish ancestry (3.9%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (3.9%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (33.4% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (70.7%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (13.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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