Fraser, Colorado

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Fraser, Colorado

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Fraser College Educated Adults
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Fraser Short Commute Times
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Fraser Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Fraser Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Fraser, Colorado

Comparing Fraser 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 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Racial Diversity 7 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3
Age of the Population 1 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 2
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 8
People Above Poverty 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 4
Median Family Income 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
Affordability of Rents 2 5

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Fraser Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles W of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 47 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Grand
P.O. Box Zip Codes 80442
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.945
Longitude -105.827

Fraser Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 22 F
Apr Temp 14 to 37 F
Jul Temp 39 to 61 F
Oct Temp 21 to 42 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 29 F
Apr Temp 21 to 52 F
Jul Temp 41 to 79 F
Oct Temp 22 to 59 F
Annual Precip 14.1 inches
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 20 to 43 F
Jul Temp 42 to 68 F
Oct Temp 25 to 50 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches
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Fraser Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 910 100%
Male 514 56.5%
Female 396 43.5%
Under 18 163 17.9%
18+ 747 82.1%
65+ 34 3.7%
Median Age 31.1
Average Family Size 2.71
White 860 94.5%
African-American 8 0.9%
Asian 8 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.9%
Other 10 1.1%
Mixed Race 14 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 30 3.3%

Estimated Fraser Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 899
Growth -11
Growth % -1.2%

Fraser 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
German 15.8%
Irish 15.4%
Swedish 8.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Lithuanian 7%
English 7%
US/American 6.3%
French (except Basque) 6.3%
Norwegian 3.6%
Scottish 3.1%
Polish 2.7%
Italian 2.4%
European 2.2%
Dutch 1.4%
Slovak 1.4%
Greek 1%
Swiss 1%
Danish 0.8%
Ukrainian 0.8%
Czech 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Slovene 0.6%
Hungarian 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Croatian 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
Lebanese 0.4%
Australian 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fraser 910 $39,643
Empire 355 $43,750
Georgetown 1,088 $53,333
Granby 1,525 $55,250
Hot Sulphur Springs 521 $46,000
Nederland 1,394 $60,893
Winter Park 662 $80,660

Starbucks in Fraser

(As of 2005)
40 Colorado Hwy 804
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