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Demographics Analysis

The people of Pitkin County, Colorado give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 326

5 to 9 years : 249

10 to 14 years : 375

15 to 17 years : 252

18 and 19 years : 170

20 years : 126

21 years : 35

22 to 24 years : 313

25 to 29 years : 697

30 to 34 years : 667

35 to 39 years : 547

40 to 44 years : 843

45 to 49 years : 633

50 to 54 years : 718

55 to 59 years : 648

60 and 61 years : 285

62 to 64 years : 356

65 and 66 years : 57

67 to 69 years : 233

70 to 74 years : 216

75 to 79 years : 130

80 to 84 years : 58

85 years and over : 59

Female:

Under 5 years : 372

5 to 9 years : 400

10 to 14 years : 368

15 to 17 years : 193

18 and 19 years : 190

20 years : 33

21 years : 86

22 to 24 years : 273

25 to 29 years : 637

30 to 34 years : 488

35 to 39 years : 440

40 to 44 years : 625

45 to 49 years : 691

50 to 54 years : 651

55 to 59 years : 734

60 and 61 years : 224

62 to 64 years : 245

65 and 66 years : 144

67 to 69 years : 105

70 to 74 years : 189

75 to 79 years : 101

80 to 84 years : 109

85 years and over : 23


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 6,986

Multiple ancestry : 7,201

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 1,127


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 12,866

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 88

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 244

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 403

Not a U.S. citizen : 1,713


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 698

5 to 17 years : 1,837

18 to 24 years : 1,226

25 to 34 years : 2,489

35 to 44 years : 2,455

45 to 54 years : 2,693

55 to 59 years : 1,382

60 and 61 years : 509

62 to 64 years : 601

65 to 74 years : 944

75 years and over : 480

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 644

5 to 17 years : 1,083

18 to 24 years : 546

25 to 34 years : 362

35 to 44 years : 287

45 to 54 years : 308

55 to 59 years : 164

60 and 61 years : 72

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 47

75 years and over : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 596

18 to 24 years : 432

25 to 34 years : 1,596

35 to 44 years : 1,672

45 to 54 years : 1,894

55 to 59 years : 1,091

60 and 61 years : 349

62 to 64 years : 478

65 to 74 years : 786

75 years and over : 420

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 17 years : 44

18 to 24 years : 21

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 61

45 to 54 years : 111

55 to 59 years : 7

60 and 61 years : 8

62 to 64 years : 10

65 to 74 years : 17

75 years and over : 38

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 20

5 to 17 years : 114

18 to 24 years : 227

25 to 34 years : 531

35 to 44 years : 435

45 to 54 years : 380

55 to 59 years : 120

60 and 61 years : 80

62 to 64 years : 93

65 to 74 years : 94

75 years and over : 22


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,731

Female : 1,802

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 4,945

Female : 4,388

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 282

Female : 50

Foreign born:

Male : 1,035

Female : 1,081


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 3,458

Born in other state in the United States : 9,044

Native: born outside the United States : 235

Foreign born : 1,925


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 974

Now married, except separated : 841

Divorced : 161

Separated : 18

Widowed : 28

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 2,563

Now married, except separated : 4,855

Divorced : 1,139

Separated : 127

Widowed : 188

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 5

Now married, except separated : 198

Divorced : 75

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 687

Now married, except separated : 1,003

Divorced : 155

Separated : 93

Widowed : 114


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Speak only English : 12,290

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 599

Speak English less than "very well" : 892

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 131

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 78

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 110

Speak English less than "very well" : 39

German:

Speak English "very well" : 54

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 55

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 44

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 94

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 47

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 18

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 34

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hungarian:

Speak English "very well" : 45

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Pitkin County, Colorado

  • German: 2,754   (15.9%)
  • English: 2,564   (14.8%)
  • Irish: 2,220   (12.8%)
  • Other Groups: 1,614   (9.3%)
  • Italian: 848   (4.9%)
  • Scottish: 746   (4.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 686   (4.0%)
  • United States Or American: 666   (3.8%)
  • Norwegian: 492   (2.8%)
  • Swedish: 450   (2.6%)
  • Dutch: 443   (2.6%)
  • Russian: 443   (2.6%)
  • Polish: 404   (2.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 315   (1.8%)
  • Welsh: 287   (1.7%)
  • Swiss: 204   (1.2%)
  • Czech: 190   (1.1%)
  • European: 175   (1.0%)
  • Austrian: 169   (1.0%)
  • Danish: 149   (0.9%)
  • British: 140   (0.8%)
  • Hungarian: 134   (0.8%)
  • French Canadian: 127   (0.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 98   (0.6%)
  • Subsaharan African: 92   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 87   (0.5%)
  • Canadian: 69   (0.4%)
  • Eastern European: 66   (0.4%)
  • Australian: 62   (0.4%)
  • Romanian: 54   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 53   (0.3%)
  • Ukrainian: 47   (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 45   (0.3%)
  • Brazilian: 45   (0.3%)
  • Portuguese: 39   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 38   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 36   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 35   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 29   (0.2%)
  • Slavic: 25   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 23   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 19   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 16   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 15   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 12   (0.1%)
  • Israeli: 11   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 10   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 8   (0.0%)
  • Alsatian: 8   (0.0%)
  • Armenian: 8   (0.0%)
  • Turkish: 7   (0.0%)
  • Iranian: 6   (0.0%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.0%)
  • Bulgarian: 5   (0.0%)
  • New Zealander: 4   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Pitkin County, Colorado is 15,314



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Pitkin County, Colorado: 7,993
Female Population in Pitkin County, Colorado: 7,321


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Pitkin County, Colorado: 42.0
Median Female Resident Age in Pitkin County, Colorado: 41.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Pitkin County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

42.8

Male

42.4

Female

43.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.5

Male

31.5

Female

30.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

40.5

Male

39.8

Female

47.0

Asian


Both sexes

42.3

Male

45.4

Female

40.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

33.5

Male

42.0

Female

23.5

Other


Both sexes

30.0

Male

30.7

Female

29.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

28.7

Male

27.9

Female

28.9

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.9

Male

31.1

Female

30.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.8

Male

43.3

Female

44.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Pitkin County, Colorado


  • White: 14,662
  • African American: 8
  • American Indian: 15
  • Asian: 186
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 174
  • Two or More Races: 269



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Pitkin County, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Pitkin County, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (0.15%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 58   (0.97%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 26   (0.43%)
  • 9th Grade: 30   (0.5%)
  • 10th Grade: 19   (0.32%)
  • 11th Grade: 13   (0.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 65   (1.08%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 716   (11.91%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 255   (4.24%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,116   (18.57%)
  • Associate Degree: 256   (4.26%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,281   (37.95%)
  • Master's Degree: 600   (9.98%)
  • Professional School Degree: 420   (6.99%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 146   (2.43%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (0.3%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 5   (0.09%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 37   (0.7%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 17   (0.32%)
  • 9th Grade: 11   (0.21%)
  • 10th Grade: 12   (0.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (0.32%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 82   (1.54%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 521   (9.81%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 212   (3.99%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 1,027   (19.33%)
  • Associate Degree: 336   (6.33%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 2,250   (42.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 503   (9.47%)
  • Professional School Degree: 193   (3.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 73   (1.37%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Pitkin County, Colorado

  • Aspen 1


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 0235 High School Road, Aspen, CO 81611, Phone: (970) 925-3760, Students: 1,612 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Pitkin County, Colorado

  • Aspen Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-4, Location: 0235 High School Road, Aspen, CO 81611, Phone: (970) 925-3760, Students: 503 )

  • Aspen Middle School


    ( Grades: 5-8, Location: 0235 High School Road, Aspen, CO 81611, Phone: (970) 925-3760, Students: 430 )

  • Aspen Community Charter School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: P O Box 336, Woody Creek, CO 81656, Phone: (970) 923-4080, Students: 120 )

  • Aspen Pre-school


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 0235 High School Road, Aspen, CO 81611, Phone: (970) 925-3760, Students: 41 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Pitkin County, Colorado

  • Aspen High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 0235 High School Road, Aspen, CO 81611, Phone: (970) 925-3760, Students: 518 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Pitkin County, Colorado

  • Aspen Country Day School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 3 Music School Road, Aspen, CO 81611, Phone: (970) 925-1909, Students: 157 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Pitkin County, Colorado

  • Pitkin Co L


    120 North Mill Street, Aspen, CO 81611

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Pitkin County, Colorado


  • Aspen Historical Society


    620 W Bleeker St, Aspen, CO 81611
    http://aspenhistory.org

  • Aspen Science Center


    Po Box 4669, Snowmass Village, CO 81615

  • Holden Marolt Mining And Ranching Museum


    40180 Highway 82, Aspen, CO 81611

  • International Endangered Wildlife Museum


    Po Box 3722, Snowmass Village, CO 81615

  • Missouri Heights Community League


    Po Box 91, Snowmass Village, CO 81615

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Pitkin County, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Pitkin County, Colorado.

Area Features of Pitkin County, Colorado


Airport


(1) Aspen Airport   (2) Aspen Valley Hospital Heliport   (3) Aspen-pitkin County Airport Sardy Field   (4) Pfister Ranch Heliport   (5) Sardy Field  

Basin


(1) Annie Basin   (2) Devils Punchbowl   (3) Lead King Basin  

Building


(1) Aspen Ambulance District   (2) Aspen Fire Protection District Aspen Fire Department   (3) Aspen Fire Protection District North 40 Substation   (4) Aspen Fire Protection District Substation   (5) Aspen Police Department   (6) Basalt Fire And Rural Fire Protection District Station 41 Downtown Basalt   (7) Basalt Fire And Rural Fire Protection District Station 42 El Jebel   (8) Basalt Fire And Rural Fire Protection District Station 44 Old Snowmass   (9) Basalt Police Department   (10) Eagle County Sheriff S Office El Jebel Substation   (11) Pitkin County Airport Fire Rescue   (12) Pitkin County Jail   (13) Pitkin County Library   (14) Pitkin County Sheriff S Office   (15) Snowmass - Wildcat Fire Protection District Snowmass Station 1   (16) Snowmass Village Police Department  

Canal


(1) Arbaney Ditch   (2) Brush Creek Ditch   (3) East Snowmass And Brush Creek Ditch   (4) Eli Cerise Ditch   (5) Elk Creek Ditch   (6) Elk Creek Ditch Number 2   (7) Herrick Ditch   (8) Home Supply Ditch   (9) Kester Ditch   (10) Lemond Ditch   (11) Lincoln Gulch Connection Canal   (12) Marolt Diich   (13) Mckenzie Wildcat Ditch   (14) New York Collection Canal   (15) Powell Mc Kenzie Ditch   (16) Red Mountain Ditch   (17) Salvation Ditch   (18) Sawyer Creek Conduit   (19) Smith And Rex Ditch   (20) Snowmass Ditch   (21) Snowmass Divide Ditch   (22) Waco Ditch   (23) Walker Wonder Ditch   (24) Walthen Ditch   (25) Wheatley Western Ditch   (26) Wiese Upper Ditch   (27) Williams Ditch Number 2   (28) Willow And Owl Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Aspen Grove Cemetery   (2) Fairview Cemetery   (3) Red Butte Cemetery   (4) Ute Cemetery   (5) Wheatley Cemetery  

Census


(1) Catherine Census Designated Place   (2) El Jebel Census Designated Place   (3) Norrie Census Designated Place   (4) Woody Creek Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) South Portal Outlet  

Church


(1) Saint Benedict Monastery  

Civil


(1) Aspen Division   (2) City Of Aspen   (3) Pitkin County   (4) Town Of Basalt   (5) Town Of Snowmass Village  

Dam


(1) Chapman Dam   (2) Elk Creek Number 2 Dam   (3) Himmelland Dam   (4) Homestake Project Dam   (5) Ivanhoe Dam   (6) Kelly Pond Dam   (7) Spring Park Dam   (8) Tagert Lake Dam   (9) Warren Lake Dam   (10) Wildcat Dam  

Falls


(1) Whitnach Falls  

Flat


(1) Coffeepot Park   (2) Deer Park   (3) Hay Park   (4) Henderson Park   (5) High Park   (6) Horse Park   (7) Hunter Flats   (8) Lamont Pasture   (9) Montgomery Flats   (10) Sellar Park   (11) Slab Park   (12) Twin Meadows   (13) Van Horn Park  

Gap


(1) Buckskin Pass   (2) Electric Pass   (3) Fancy Pass   (4) Hagerman Pass   (5) Heckert Pass   (6) Hell Gap   (7) Midway Pass   (8) Missouri Pass   (9) Taylor Pass   (10) Trail Rider Pass   (11) Watson Divide   (12) Willow Pass  

Hospital


(1) Aspen Valley Hospital  

Lake


(1) American Lake   (2) Bench Lakes   (3) Blodgett Lake   (4) Brady Lake   (5) Carter Lake   (6) Cathedral Lake   (7) Chapman Lake   (8) Crater Lake   (9) Deadman Lake   (10) Deckers Lake   (11) Diemer Lake   (12) Fancy Lake   (13) Fryingpan Lakes   (14) Galena Lake   (15) Geneva Lake   (16) Granite Lakes   (17) Hagerman Lake   (18) Isolation Lakes   (19) Josephine Lake   (20) Kelly Lake   (21) Lake Esther   (22) Lily Pad Lake   (23) Little Gem Lake   (24) Lonesome Lake   (25) Lost Lakes   (26) Lyle Lake   (27) Maroon Lake   (28) Midway Lake   (29) Missouri Lakes   (30) Mormon Lake   (31) Mulhall Lakes   (32) Nast E Lake   (33) Notch Lake   (34) Paradise Lakes   (35) Pear Lake   (36) Petroleum Lake   (37) Pierre Lakes   (38) Ptarmigan Lake   (39) Rainbow Lake   (40) Saint Kevin Lake   (41) Savage Lakes   (42) Sawyer Lake   (43) Scott Lake   (44) Sellar Lake   (45) Siberia Lake   (46) Silver Dollar Pond   (47) Sioux Lake   (48) Slide Lake   (49) Snowfield Lake   (50) Snowmass Lake   (51) Sopris Lake   (52) Tabor Lake   (53) Tagerts Lake   (54) Taylor Lake   (55) Tellurium Lake   (56) Three Lakes   (57) Timberline Lake   (58) Treasure Vault Lake   (59) Truro Lake   (60) Upper Homestake Lake   (61) Virginia Lake   (62) Warren Lake   (63) Warren Lakes   (64) Weller Lake   (65) West Tennessee Lakes   (66) Whites Lake   (67) Willow Lake   (68) Windsor Lake  

Locale


(1) Aspen Mountain Electronic Site   (2) Aspen Park Campground   (3) Basalt Work Center   (4) Capitol Creek Guard Station   (5) Castle Creek Campground   (6) Castle View Ranch   (7) Chapman Campground   (8) Difficult Campground   (9) Dorchester Campground   (10) Dorchester Guard Station   (11) East Maroon Portal Campground   (12) East Maroon Trailhead   (13) Elk Mountain Lodge   (14) Elk Wallow Campground   (15) Fryingpan-arkansaw North Side Collection System   (16) Fryingpan-arkansaw South Side Collection System   (17) Gold Park   (18) Gold Park Campground   (19) Grottos Campground   (20) Horseshoe Bend Ranch   (21) Lincoln Gulch Campground   (22) Lost Man Campground   (23) Lost Man Forest Service Facility   (24) Maroon Creek Campground 1   (25) Maroon Creek Campground 2   (26) Maroon Creek Campground 3   (27) Maroon Creek Campground 4   (28) Maroon Lake Campground   (29) Mount Sopris Tree Nursery   (30) Mountain Bell Reflector   (31) Norrrie Guard Station   (32) Pine Creek Campground   (33) Saco   (34) Snowmass Falls Ranch   (35) Toklat Lodge   (36) Upper Grottos Campground   (37) Weller Lake Campground   (38) West Maroon Portal Campground  

Mine


(1) A M And S Group Mine   (2) A M T And D Company Tunnel Mine   (3) A-j Tunnel Mine   (4) Ainer Mine   (5) Alpine Mine   (6) Alta Argent Mine   (7) Argentum-juanita Incline Mine   (8) Arkansas Tunnel Mine   (9) Ashcroft Mine   (10) Aspen Contact Tunnel Mine   (11) Aspen Mine   (12) Aspen Wince Mine   (13) Baltic Mine   (14) Baystate Mine   (15) Benedict Pit   (16) Best Friend Mine   (17) Bi-metallic Tunnel Mine   (18) Big Buck Mine   (19) Bionaz Group Mine   (20) Birmingham Mine   (21) Bonney-bell Tunnel Mine   (22) Borealis Mine   (23) Broadway Shaft Mine   (24) Broadway Tunnel Mine   (25) Brownlime Tunnel Mine   (26) Bushwacker Shaft   (27) Camp Bird Mine   (28) Carter And Moran Tunnels Mine   (29) Champion Shaft Mine   (30) Clark Tunnel Mine   (31) Compromise Mining Company Mine   (32) Cooper Creek Mine   (33) Cooper Fork Deposit Mine   (34) Cooper Fork Quarry   (35) Copperopolis Mine   (36) Cowenhoven Tunnel   (37) Cunningham Tunnel Mine   (38) D P Rolphing Company Mine   (39) Deep Shaft Mine   (40) Dellas Mine   (41) Denver Shaft Mine   (42) Durgen Tunnel Mine   (43) Eclipse Mine   (44) Edison Incline Mine   (45) Emma Shaft Mine   (46) Enterprise Mine   (47) Franklin Mine   (48) Free Silver Mine   (49) Galena Mine   (50) Gem Mine   (51) Glengarry Mine   (52) Golconda Mine   (53) Gold Hill Tunnel Mine   (54) Good Thunder Shaft Mine   (55) Great Western Mine   (56) Harkins Tunnel Mine   (57) Harrisburg Mine   (58) Hemann-woody Creek Quarry   (59) Highland Tunnel Mine   (60) Holden Mine   (61) Homestake Mine   (62) Homestead Mine   (63) Homeward Bound Quarry   (64) Hope Mine   (65) Hope Mining M And L Company Mine   (66) Hurricane Mine   (67) Igneous Tunnel Mine   (68) Independence Number One Mine   (69) Iowa Chief Mine   (70) Iowa Shaft   (71) Iron Hill Properties Mine   (72) J C Johnson Tunnel   (73) Jaffee Pit   (74) Jenny Lind Mine   (75) Larson Mine   (76) Lasalle Mine   (77) Last Dollar Mine   (78) Late Acquisition Shaft Mine   (79) Leadville Tunnel Mine   (80) Lenado Exploration Mine   (81) Lime Gulch Mine   (82) Little Annie Mine   (83) Little Cloud Tunnel Mine   (84) Little May Mine   (85) Little Nell Shaft Mine   (86) Martha Washington Mine   (87) Mary B Tunnel Mine   (88) Mayflower Mine   (89) Mayflower Tunnel Mine   (90) Mcdonalds Mine   (91) Middle Tunnel Mine   (92) Midnight Tunnel Mine   (93) Midnite Shaft   (94) Millinee Mine   (95) Mineral Farm Mine   (96) Mollie Gibson Shaft   (97) Montezuma Mine   (98) Morning Mine   (99) Mount Ranger Group Mine   (100) Munn Tunnel Mine   (101) New York Tunnel Mine   (102) Newman Mine   (103) North Tunnel Mine   (104) Old Pioneer Tunnel Mine   (105) Oriental Gravel Pit   (106) Oriental Mine   (107) Panco Manganese Deposits   (108) Park Regent Shaft   (109) Pelland Mine   (110) Percy Lasalle M And Power Company Mine   (111) Percy Mine   (112) Pioneer Tunnel Mine   (113) Pitkin Iron Mine   (114) Porphyry Bell Mine   (115) Pride Of Aspen Mine   (116) Pride Of The Hills Mine   (117) Puzzler Lode Mine   (118) Red Spruce Mine   (119) Roaring Fork Mine   (120) Robert Emmet Mine   (121) Ruby Mine   (122) Saint Joe Mine   (123) Saint Paul Shaft Mine   (124) Sam Houston Mine   (125) San Jacinto Mine   (126) Schillar Shaft Mine   (127) Silver Bell Mine   (128) Silver Star Mine   (129) Single Jack Group Mine   (130) Smuggler Mine   (131) Smuggler Shaft   (132) South Tunnel Mine   (133) Spar Consolidated Mine   (134) Spar Disc Mine   (135) Spar Number Two Mine   (136) Statesman Tunnel Mine   (137) Stillwell Shaft Mine   (138) T-c Aggregates Quarry   (139) Tam O Shanter Mine   (140) Taylor Peak Mine   (141) Teaser Mine   (142) Tom Gilmore Mine   (143) Tower Durant Tunnel Mine   (144) Traynor Mine   (145) Twenty Percent Creek Mine   (146) Vallejo Mine   (147) Varney Tunnel Mine   (148) Veteran Mine   (149) Visine Mine   (150) Yankee Tunnel Mine   (151) Young Shaft  

Park


(1) Tourtelotte Park  

Pillar


(1) Devils Rockpile   (2) Thimble Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Ashcroft   (2) Aspen   (3) Basalt   (4) Biglow   (5) El Jebel   (6) Emma   (7) Holy Cross City Historical   (8) Hooks   (9) Lenado   (10) Leon   (11) Nast   (12) Norrie   (13) Snowmass   (14) Snowmass Village   (15) Wingo   (16) Woody Creek  

Post Office


(1) Aspen Post Office   (2) Basalt Post Office   (3) Snowmass Post Office   (4) Snowmass Village Post Office   (5) Woody Creek Post Office  

Range


(1) Elk Mountains   (2) Williams Mountains  

Reserve


(1) Hunter-fryingpan Wilderness   (2) Maroon Bells-snowmass Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Capitol Lake   (2) Cedar Brook Lake   (3) Chapman Reservoir   (4) Elk Creek Reservoir Number 2   (5) Hardscrabble Lake   (6) Himmelland Reservoir   (7) Homestake Reservoir   (8) Ivanhoe Lake   (9) Kelly Pond Reservoir   (10) Lost Man Reservoir   (11) Marolt Reservoir   (12) Spring Park Reservoir   (13) Tagert Reservoir   (14) Wildcat Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Len Shoemaker Ridge   (2) Maroon Bells   (3) Sleeping Sexton   (4) Teetum Ridge  

Stream


(1) Bear Creek   (2) Blue Creek   (3) Bowman Creek   (4) Bruin Creek   (5) Brush Creek   (6) Capitol Creek   (7) Carter Creek   (8) Casaday Creek   (9) Castle Creek   (10) Cataract Creek   (11) Center Creek   (12) Cliff Creek   (13) Coleman Creek   (14) Collins Creek   (15) Columbia Creek   (16) Conundrum Creek   (17) Cooper Creek   (18) Cooper Fork Cooper Creek   (19) Copper Creek   (20) Cunningham Creek   (21) Deeds Creek   (22) Devaney Creek   (23) Difficult Creek   (24) Dry Woody Creek   (25) East Fork Brush Creek   (26) East Fork Homestake Creek   (27) East Maroon Creek   (28) East Snowmass Creek   (29) East Sopris Creek   (30) Express Creek   (31) Eyre Creek   (32) Fall Creek   (33) Fancy Creek   (34) French Creek   (35) Fryingpan River   (36) Glacier Creek   (37) Granite Creek   (38) Hannon Creek   (39) Hunter Creek   (40) Ivanhoe Creek   (41) Jack Creek   (42) Johnson Creek   (43) Last Chance Creek   (44) Lily Pad Creek   (45) Lime Creek   (46) Lincoln Creek   (47) Little Elk Creek   (48) Little Woody Creek   (49) Lost Man Creek   (50) Lyle Creek   (51) Maroon Creek   (52) Marten Creek   (53) Mcfarlane Creek   (54) Middle Cunningham Creek   (55) Middle Fork Homestake Creek   (56) Midway Creek   (57) Mill Creek   (58) Missouri Creek   (59) Mormon Creek   (60) New York Creek   (61) Nickelson Creek   (62) No Name Creek   (63) North Fork Fryingpan River   (64) Owl Creek   (65) Pine Creek   (66) Ptarmigan Creek   (67) Reed Creek   (68) Sandy Creek   (69) Sawmill Creek   (70) Sawyer Creek   (71) Sellar Creek   (72) Seven Castles Creek   (73) Silver Creek   (74) Snowmass Creek   (75) Sopris Creek   (76) South Cunningham Creek   (77) South Fork Fryingpan River   (78) Spring Creek   (79) Spruce Creek   (80) Tabor Creek   (81) Toner Creek   (82) West Fork Brush Creek   (83) West Maroon Creek   (84) West Snowmass Creek   (85) West Sopris Creek   (86) West Willow Creek   (87) Wilbur Creek   (88) Wildcat Creek   (89) Willow Creek   (90) Woody Creek  

Summit


(1) Ashcroft Mountain   (2) Aspen Mountain   (3) Bald Knob   (4) Baldy Mountain   (5) Basalt Mountain   (6) Bell Mountain   (7) Burnt Mountain   (8) Capitol Peak   (9) Cathedral Peak   (10) Clark Peak   (11) Conundrum Peak   (12) Cozy Point   (13) Eagle Mountain   (14) Galena Mountain   (15) Gold Hill   (16) Green Mountain   (17) Hagerman Peak   (18) Hayden Peak   (19) Haystack Mountain   (20) Highland Peak   (21) Homestake Peak   (22) Hunter Peak   (23) Keefe Peak   (24) Larson Peak   (25) Leahy Peak   (26) Loge Peak   (27) Malemute Peak   (28) Maroon Peak   (29) Mcarthur Mountain   (30) Mccartney Mesa   (31) Mount Daly   (32) Mount Nast   (33) Mount Shimer   (34) New York Peak   (35) North Maroon Peak   (36) Pyramid Peak   (37) Red Butte   (38) Red Mountain   (39) Richmond Hill   (40) Savage Peak   (41) Sellar Peak   (42) Sievers Mountain   (43) Smuggler Mountain   (44) Snowmass Mountain   (45) Snowmass Peak   (46) Taylor Peak   (47) Triangle Peak   (48) Truro Peak   (49) Vagneur Mountain   (50) Wildcat Mountain   (51) Willoughby Mountain  

Tower


(1) Kajx-fm Aspen   (2) Ksno-am Aspen   (3) Ksno-fm Snowmass Village   (4) Kspn-fm Aspen  

Trail


(1) Blue Creek Trail   (2) Chapman Trail   (3) Last Chance Trail   (4) Sawyer Lake Trail  

Tunnel


(1) Chapman Tunnel   (2) Charles H Boustead Tunnel   (3) Granite Adit   (4) Hagerman Tunnel   (5) Homestake Tunnel   (6) Hunter Tunnel   (7) Ivanhoe Tunnel   (8) Missouri Tunnel   (9) Nast Tunnel   (10) South Fork Tunnel   (11) Twin Lakes Reservoir Tunnel Number 2  

Valley


(1) Arbaney Gulch   (2) Besancon Gulch   (3) Bionaz Gulch   (4) Bowers Gulch   (5) Box Canyon   (6) Brooklyn Gulch   (7) Cerise Gulch   (8) Chapman Gulch   (9) Copper Gulch   (10) Deadman Gulch   (11) Dobson Gulch   (12) Foster Gulch   (13) Gavin Gulch   (14) Grey Gulch   (15) Johnny Draw   (16) Keno Gulch   (17) Lenado Gulch   (18) Minnehaha Gulch   (19) Monument Gulch   (20) Pioneer Gulch   (21) Queens Gulch   (22) Red Canyon   (23) Slaughterhouse Gulch   (24) Spar Gulch   (25) Sterner Gulch   (26) The Grottos   (27) Trentaz Gulch   (28) Vallejo Gulch   (29) Waterfall Gulch   (30) Wheatley Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Pitkin County, Colorado

81611 (pop. 8,813) 81615 (pop. 1,861) 81654 (pop. 1,192)
81656 (pop. 404) 81642 (pop. 61)  


Counties Nearby Pitkin County, Colorado

Eagle County, CO  (pop. 52,050) 26.2 Miles
Lake County, CO  (pop. 8,025) 31.4 Miles
Gunnison County, CO  (pop. 14,924) 44.2 Miles
Garfield County, CO  (pop. 56,753) 45.4 Miles
Summit County, CO  (pop. 28,241) 49.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Pitkin County, Colorado

970



Elevation in Pitkin County, Colorado is 7,690.0 ft. (2,344.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Pitkin County, Colorado

Lat: 39.238843 N        Long: -106.895404 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Pitkin County, Colorado need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Colorado

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Pitkin County, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 129   (1.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 93   (1.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 126   (1.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 456   (5.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 506   (6.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,165   (13.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,388   (16.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,496   (17.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 735   (8.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 959   (11.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 413   (4.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 91   (1.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 485   (5.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 441   (5.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,235

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 645

In 3-person carpool : 79

In 4-person carpool : 45

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 28

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 8

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 820

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 14

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 19

Bicycle : 229

Walked : 1,043

Other means : 183

Worked at home : 1,264


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 844

5 to 9 minutes : 1,656

10 to 14 minutes : 1,478

15 to 19 minutes : 1,259

20 to 24 minutes : 874

25 to 29 minutes : 352

30 to 34 minutes : 719

35 to 39 minutes : 54

40 to 44 minutes : 417

45 to 59 minutes : 254

60 to 89 minutes : 356

90 or more minutes : 85


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 1,218

No Social Security income : 5,934


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

With retirement income : 540

No retirement income : 6,612


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 110

$10,000 to $14,999 : 36

$15,000 to $19,999 : 103

$20,000 to $24,999 : 39

$25,000 to $29,999 : 83

$30,000 to $34,999 : 151

$35,000 to $39,999 : 113

$40,000 to $44,999 : 127

$45,000 to $49,999 : 21

$50,000 to $59,999 : 273

$60,000 to $74,999 : 334

$75,000 to $99,999 : 486

$100,000 to $124,999 : 347

$125,000 to $149,999 : 198

$150,000 to $199,999 : 495

$200,000 or more : 755


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $98,159


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Pitkin County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,412  (43.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,003  (17.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 868  (15.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 115  (2.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 913  (16.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,726  (40.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 868  (20.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,458  (34.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 38  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 32  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Pitkin County, Colorado

Bus Station(s)


    No specific stop location
    Door to door service
    Aspen, Colorado 81611

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Pitkin County, Colorado

Employed: 11,020
Unemployed: 366



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Pitkin County, Colorado

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 26.2%
  • Other: 73.8%



Water Usage In Pitkin County, Colorado

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 42.71 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 42.71 Mgal/d





There are 65 Farms In Pitkin County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Pitkin County, Colorado

Alpine Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $9.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 40

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

U.s. Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $768.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Vectra Bank Colorado, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 38

Firstbank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $13.9m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 129

Anb Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 33

Nbh Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.8m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 98

Timberline Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $163.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Pitkin County, Colorado

  • Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field


    (about 1.7 miles in Woody Creek, Colorado; Airport Code: ASE)

  • Glen-Aspen


    (about 17.5 miles in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: CQL)

  • Buckhorn Ranch


    (about 26.8 miles in Crested Butte, Colorado; Airport Code: CSE)

  • Eagle County Regional


    (about 28.0 miles in Gypsum, Colorado; Airport Code: EGE)

  • Glenwood Springs Municipal


    (about 29.0 miles in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: GWS)

  • Lake County


    (about 31.0 miles in Leadville, Colorado; Airport Code: LXV)

  • Vail/Avon


    (about 37.8 miles in Vail, Colorado; Airport Code: WHR)

  • Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional


    (about 48.8 miles in Gunnison, Colorado; Airport Code: GUC)

  • North Fork Valley


    (about 49.1 miles in Hotchkiss, Colorado; Airport Code: WPO)

  • Riverside


    (about 51.0 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Garfield County Regional


    (about 51.0 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Harriet Alexander Field


    (about 66.5 miles in Salida, Colorado; Airport Code: SLT)

  • Blake Field


    (about 70.2 miles in Austin, Colorado; Airport Code: ZXY)

  • Montrose Regional


    (about 74.1 miles in Montrose, Colorado; Airport Code: MTJ)

  • Walker Field


    (about 87.1 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Yampa Valley


    (about 87.6 miles in Hayden, Colorado; Airport Code: HDN)

  • Grand Junction Regional


    (about 87.7 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Steamboat Springs/Bob Adams Field


    (about 88.3 miles in Steamboat Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: SBS)

  • Craig-Moffat


    (about 93.0 miles in Craig, Colorado; Airport Code: CIG)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Pitkin County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

51.03%

Carpooled

11.35%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

10.26%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.34%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.02%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

2.92%

Walked

12.86%

Other Means

1.05%

Worked At Home

10.17%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Pitkin County, Colorado, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.



(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,179

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 204

Female householder, no husband present : 288

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,812

Householder not living alone : 669


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 299

Female householder and female partner : 5

Female householder and male partner : 131

All other households : 6,717


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,414

Renter-occupied housing units : 765

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 147

Renter-occupied housing units : 57

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 179

Renter-occupied housing units : 109

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,544

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,937


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 367

$10,000 to $14,999 : 292

$15,000 to $19,999 : 198

$20,000 to $24,999 : 234

$25,000 to $29,999 : 298

$30,000 to $34,999 : 409

$35,000 to $39,999 : 381

$40,000 to $44,999 : 325

$45,000 to $49,999 : 163

$50,000 to $59,999 : 807

$60,000 to $74,999 : 633

$75,000 to $99,999 : 676

$100,000 to $124,999 : 600

$125,000 to $149,999 : 201

$150,000 to $199,999 : 555

$200,000 or more : 1,013


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Total : 11,220


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Occupied : 7,152

Vacant : 4,068


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 192

Built 2000 to 2004 : 813

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,485

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,643

Built 1970 to 1979 : 3,630

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,328

Built 1950 to 1959 : 329

Built 1940 to 1949 : 106

Built 1939 or earlier : 694


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 3,704

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 533

Electricity : 2,419

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 28

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 422

Solar energy : 27

Other fuel : 19

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 21

$10,000 to $14,999 : 26

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 9

$50,000 to $59,999 : 16

$60,000 to $69,999 : 16

$70,000 to $79,999 : 39

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 7

$100,000 to $124,999 : 34

$125,000 to $149,999 : 62

$150,000 to $174,999 : 131

$175,000 to $199,999 : 226

$200,000 to $249,999 : 397

$250,000 to $299,999 : 247

$300,000 to $399,999 : 265

$400,000 to $499,999 : 87

$500,000 to $749,999 : 627

$750,000 to $999,999 : 350

$1,000,000 or more : 1,711


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 73

Home equity loan only : 571

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 38

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,166

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,436


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Pitkin County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : $1,000,001

Built 2000 to 2004 : $1,000,001

Built 1990 to 1999 : $969,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $690,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $596,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $1,000,001

Built 1950 to 1959 : $285,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $261,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $1,000,001


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Pitkin County, Colorado: 47.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Pitkin County, Colorado

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 130 130 $102,694,265
  Two Family 6 12 $1,689,760
  Three and Four Family 10 37 $6,440,590
  Five or More Family 3 55 $7,655,700
  Total

149 234 $118,480,315
2000        
  Single Family 199 199 $124,143,671
  Two Family 14 28 $5,542,224
  Three and Four Family 7 23 $5,316,000
  Five or More Family 2 24 $3,514,000
  Total

222 274 $138,515,895
2001        
  Single Family 70 70 $77,034,873
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

70 70 $77,034,873
2002        
  Single Family 104 104 $113,601,849
  Two Family 5 10 $8,435,590
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 13 $2,666,500
  Total

110 127 $124,703,939
2003        
  Single Family 57 57 $70,186,219
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $1,399,000
  Total

58 65 $71,585,219
2004        
  Single Family 71 71 $65,862,901
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

71 71 $65,862,901
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 14 14 $26,242,929
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 75 $21,203,367
  Total

17 89 $47,446,296


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Pitkin County, CO): $59,375
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Pitkin County): $497,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Pitkin County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 51.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 10.6%
Electricity: 33.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 2.9%
Solar Energy: 0.3%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Pitkin County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 23.61%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 5.56%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 70.83%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Pitkin County): $947
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Pitkin County): $1508


(updated 2010)



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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Pitkin County, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Pitkin County, Colorado

Vail Valley Home Health Care


     Address: 320 Beard Creek Rd, Edwards, Colorado 81632
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 12/9/1993

St Vincent Home Health Care


     Address: 822 W 4th St, Leadville, Colorado 80461
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 10/2/1995

Mountain Home Health


     Address: 300 E Denver Ave, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 6/5/1991

Columbine Home Health Inc


     Address: 927 Cooper Avenue, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81602
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/13/1997

Bristlecone Health Services Inc


     Address: 360 Peak One Blvd #210, Frisco, Colorado 80443
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/1/1979

Hospitals Close To Pitkin County, Colorado

Aspen Valley Hospital


     Address: 0401 Castle Creek Road, Aspen, Colorado 81611
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Vail Valley Medical Center


     Address: 181 W Meadow Drive, Vail, Colorado 81657
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

St Vincent General Hospital District


     Address: 822 W 4th Street, Leadville, Colorado 80461
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Gunnison Valley Hospital


     Address: 711 N Taylor Street, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Valley View Hospital Association


     Address: 1906 Blake Ave, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Pitkin County, Colorado

Health Care Center At Gunnison Living Community


     Address: 1500 W Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 43
     Percent Occupied: 73%

Heritage Park Care Center


     Address: 1200 Village Road, Carbondale, Colorado 81623
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 80
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Grace Healthcare Of Glenwood Springs


     Address: 2305 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 70%

E Dene Moore Care Center


     Address: 701 East 5th Street, Rifle, Colorado 81650
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home-rifle


     Address: 851 East 5th Street, Rifle, Colorado 81650
     Ownership: Government - State
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 77%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Pitkin County, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 491 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Pitkin County, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 1,045
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 70
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 80


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Pitkin County, Colorado


Charges


Air Transportation: $4,265,000
Regular Highways: $360,000
Parks & Recreation: $18,000
Solid Waste Management: $3,609,000
All Other: $4,907,000


Federal Intergovernmental


Air Transportation: $14,869,000
Highways: $413,000
All Other: $659,000


State Intergovernmental


Health & Hospitals: $10,000
Highways: $965,000
Public Welfare: $341,000
All Other: $617,000
Transit Utilities: $4,000


Local Intergovernmental


Highways: $58,000
All Other: $253,000


Current Operations


Air Transportation: $3,154,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $366,000
Central Staff Services: $4,344,000
Health Services - Other: $2,157,000
Regular Highways: $3,651,000
Housing & Community Development: $1,548,000
Libraries: $2,387,000
Parks & Recreation: $4,708,000
Police Protection: $4,799,000
Protective Inspection And Regulation, Nec: $693,000
Welfare - Other: $411,000
Solid Waste Management: $3,237,000
General - Other: $2,768,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $726,000


Other Capital Outlay


Air Transportation: $15,635,000
Parks & Recreation: $8,500,000
General - Other: $236,000


General


Interest On Debt: $5,101,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Transit Utilities: $11,528,000


Tax


Property: $16,464,000
Total General Sales: $16,983,000
Public Utilities: $354,000
Occupation & Business License, Nec: $17,000
Other License: $973,000


Miscellaneous


Special Assessments: $299,000
Property Sale Other: $4,076,000
Interest Earnings: $5,975,000
Fines & Forfeits: $40,000
Rents: $302,000
Donations From Private Sources: $700,000
General Revenue, Nec: $1,320,000


Sinking Fund


Cash & Deposits: $48,849,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $58,123,000



Otal Salaries & Wages: $13,136,000
Ong Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,295,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,759,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $30,672,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Industrial Revenue: $51,096,000
Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,136,000


Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $2,555,000


Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed


Industrial Revenue: $48,541,000


(updated 2006)



Pitkin County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 68.44%
  • Bush & Cheney 30.08%
  • Other 1.48%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Pitkin County, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Pitkin County, CO

13.73 % of Pitkin County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $56,191

Colorado Average 10.77 %

1.18 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $8,391

Colorado Average 0.19 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Pitkin County, CO (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Eagle County , CO 1.42 % ($47,253 AGI )
  • Garfield County , CO 1.06 % ($34,306 AGI )
  • Denver County , CO 0.57 % ($283,212 AGI )
  • Boulder County , CO 0.41 % ($30,042 AGI )
  • Los Angeles County , CA 0.24 % ($123,286 AGI )
  • Marin County , CA 0.19 % ($10,455 AGI )
  • New York County , NY 0.19 % ($25,364 AGI )
  • Arapahoe County , CO 0.17 % ($50,400 AGI )

Relocation away from Pitkin County, CO

13.30 % of Pitkin County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $80,886

Colorado Average 10.03 %

0.76 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $13,114

Colorado Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Pitkin County, CO (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Garfield County , CO 2.02 % ($92,299 AGI )
  • Eagle County , CO 1.96 % ($141,228 AGI )
  • Denver County , CO 0.72 % ($35,905 AGI )
  • Boulder County , CO 0.36 % ($37,048 AGI )
  • Los Angeles County , CA 0.34 % ($33,500 AGI )
  • Mesa County , CO 0.31 % ($28,278 AGI )
  • Larimer County , CO 0.21 % ($107,083 AGI )
  • New York County , NY 0.21 % ($176,000 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.19 % ($233,455 AGI )
  • Orange County , CA 0.19 % ($34,000 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Colorado

Low Bracket: $0 (4.63%)
High Bracket: $0 (4.63%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Colorado

2.90%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Pitkin County, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Pitkin County, Colorado


On 06/20/1975, a tornado touched down 18.37 miles from the center of Pitkin County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 2 (with large hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $5,000 to $50,000.



Storms In Pitkin County, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
08/05/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
07/03/2006, 01:45 pm 0 0 $40K --
07/28/1999, 12:30 pm 0 0 $30K --
07/28/1999, 12:00 pm 0 0 $150K --
09/04/1997, 05:30 pm 0 0 $3K --
09/04/1997, 03:45 pm 0 0 $2K --
         
Lightning        
07/29/2006, 06:00 pm 0 0 $2K --
07/15/2000, 05:00 pm 0 1 -- --
07/24/1997, 06:15 pm 1 0 -- --
04/23/1994, 07:00 pm 1 2 -- --
         



Tornados In Pitkin County, Colorado

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2004-06-30 -- 15 -- 0 0 -- --
  1974-04-06 -- 33 1 0 0 $25K --





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Pitkin County, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Number of Sex Offenders In Colorado

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,381 9,125 11,369 9,961 6,950 10,980 14,666 15,240 16,098 16,471


(updated 2014)



Jails in Pitkin County, Colorado


  • Pitkin County Jail


    506 East Main Street, Dept. J, Aspen, CO 81611
    Capacity: 24
    Confined: 13
    Avg. Population: 16
    Year Built: 1984


(updated 2006)



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