Eagle, Colorado

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Eagle, Colorado

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High Points

Eagle strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Eagle Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Eagle Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Eagle College Educated Adults
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Eagle Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Eagle Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Eagle People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Eagle Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Eagle, Colorado

Comparing Eagle to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Racial Diversity 8 5
Age of the Population 2 4
Female Share of the Population 1 2
Senior Citizens 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
College Educated Adults 10 7
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Working at Home 8 6
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Short Commute Times 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Rents 1 2

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Eagle Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 86 miles W of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Eagle
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81631
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.655
Longitude -106.828

Eagle Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station EAGLE AP
Distance 4.7 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 35 F
Apr Temp 27 to 59 F
Jul Temp 47 to 86 F
Oct Temp 27 to 64 F
Annual Precip 10.7 inches
Station VAIL
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 26 F
Apr Temp 22 to 47 F
Jul Temp 40 to 75 F
Oct Temp 23 to 53 F
Annual Precip 20.4 inches
Station ASPEN 1 SW
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 34 F
Apr Temp 25 to 51 F
Jul Temp 46 to 77 F
Oct Temp 29 to 58 F
Annual Precip 23.2 inches
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Eagle Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,032 100%
Male 1,584 52.2%
Female 1,448 47.8%
Under 18 927 30.6%
18+ 2,105 69.4%
65+ 137 4.5%
Median Age 32.1
Average Family Size 3.27
White 2,650 87.4%
African-American 11 0.4%
Asian 12 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 19 0.6%
Other 276 9.1%
Mixed Race 61 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 520 17.2%

Estimated Eagle Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 4,276
Growth 1,244
Growth % 41%

Eagle Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.2%
German 20.2%
Irish 12%
English 10.9%
US/American 9%
Italian 5%
Scottish 2.8%
Swedish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2%
Norwegian 1.8%
Polish 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
Welsh 1.1%
Russian 1.1%
Australian 0.7%
Greek 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.6%
Portuguese 0.6%
British 0.5%
Syrian 0.3%
European 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Belgian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Armenian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Eagle 3,032 $67,500
Avon 5,561 $52,339
Basalt 2,681 $73,375
Gypsum 3,654 $62,384
Minturn 1,068 $53,750
Vail 4,531 $66,389

Eagle Public Libraries

Eagle Valley Library District
Eagle, Colorado
(970) 328-8800
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