Littleton, Colorado is a small city with a population of approximately 46,000. Retirees can expect to feel right at home, as they make up 18% of the population compared to 14% nationally, while young adults appear in smaller numbers. Home ownership is more common than renting in the area, and 39% of residents rent. The average rent of $1,241 a month is roughly on par with the state average.
Compared to the national average (7%), Littleton has a high number of residents over the age of 25 with advanced degrees, as 11% have earned a Master's degree or a Doctorate. In addition, 22% have earned a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. If you're looking for diverse career options, Littleton has you covered. The four most common industries are retail, healthcare, scientific, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 27% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in management, as 10% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any profession. With an average annual income of around $87K, Littleton workers take home a little more than their peers elsewhere in Colorado. Littleton's average income also compares favorably to the national average ($73,345).
Littleton residents have an average commute of about 28 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, selected by 45% of workers, while public transportation is used by only 4% of the population. Walking isn't a common way to get to work.