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People

Total Population 1,451
Male Share of the Population 57.1%
Female Share of the Population 42.9%
Senior Citizens 8.4%
Employed Population 16+ 886
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 44.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 67%
Median Earnings25+ $30,163
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,292
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,364

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,694
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 8 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 58.3%
% Using Public Transportation 4.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 36%
Median Gross Rent $997
Median House Value $689,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.6%
US/American 0%
English 19.8%
Irish 24.1%

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 6,700 $97,442
Gunnison 5,927 $52,159
Mount Crested Butte 799 $65,893
Snowmass Village 2,852 $112,708
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Crested Butte High Schools

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

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