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People

Total Population 1,445
Male Share of the Population 58.4%
Female Share of the Population 41.6%
Senior Citizens 10%
Employed Population 16+ 904
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 39.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 66.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,818
% Above Poverty Level 86.7%
% Below Poverty Level 13.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 9 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 57.5%
% Using Public Transportation 4.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 35.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,100
Median House Value $703,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
US/American 0%
English 21.5%
Irish 18.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Crested Butte Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 116 miles W of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Gunnison
Standard Zip Codes 81224
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81225
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.869
Longitude -106.987

Crested Butte Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CRESTED BUTTE
Distance 3.8 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 23 F
Apr Temp 18 to 44 F
Jul Temp 38 to 74 F
Oct Temp 22 to 54 F
Annual Precip 23.8 inches
Station TAYLOR PARK
Distance 20.3 miles
Jan Temp -11 to 27 F
Apr Temp 13 to 45 F
Jul Temp 40 to 71 F
Oct Temp 23 to 53 F
Annual Precip 16.9 inches
Station BLUE MESA LAKE
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 27 F
Apr Temp 25 to 55 F
Jul Temp 47 to 82 F
Oct Temp 28 to 61 F
Annual Precip 9.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Crested Butte, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cement Creek (81224)

Meridian Lake (81225)

Riverbend (81225)

Skyland (81225)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aspen 6,740 $100,594
Gunnison 5,955 $49,031
Mount Crested Butte 859 $56,125
Snowmass Village 2,865 $109,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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CRESTED BUTTE COMMUNITY SCHOOL
505 WHITEROCK AVENUE
970-641-7720
Serves 384 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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