Granby, Colorado

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Granby, Colorado

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Granby Short Commute Times
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Granby Walking and Biking to Work
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Granby Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Granby Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Granby Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Granby Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Granby College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Granby, Colorado

Comparing Granby 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
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Male Share of the Population 8 5
Racial Diversity 7 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Female Share of the Population 3 6
Age of the Population 2 5
Senior Citizens 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 6
People Above Poverty 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 7
Housing Recently Built 9 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
People Living Alone 4 4
Affordability of Rents 2 5

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Granby Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles W of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Grand
Standard Zip Codes 80446
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.086
Longitude -105.938

Granby Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.7 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 27 F
Apr Temp 20 to 47 F
Jul Temp 42 to 74 F
Oct Temp 25 to 55 F
Annual Precip 13.9 inches
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 32 F
Apr Temp 20 to 50 F
Jul Temp 39 to 76 F
Oct Temp 23 to 57 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Distance 14.3 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
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Granby Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,525 100%
Male 757 49.6%
Female 768 50.4%
Under 18 428 28.1%
18+ 1,097 71.9%
65+ 101 6.6%
Median Age 33.9
Average Family Size 3.05
White 1,468 96.3%
African-American 7 0.5%
Asian 15 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 22 1.4%
Mixed Race 8 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 55 3.6%

Estimated Granby Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,685
Growth 160
Growth % 10.5%

Granby 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 30.5%
Irish 15.3%
English 8.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
Italian 5.6%
US/American 4.9%
Swedish 4.1%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Scottish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Norwegian 2.4%
Polish 1.8%
Czech 1.2%
Swiss 1.1%
Austrian 1.1%
Danish 1%
European 1%
Russian 1%
Dutch 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.8%
Belgian 0.6%
Portuguese 0.5%
Greek 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Estonian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Silvercreek (80446)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Granby 1,525 $55,250
Fraser 910 $39,643
Grand Lake 447 $55,750
Hot Sulphur Springs 521 $46,000
Kremmling 1,578 $51,023
Nederland 1,394 $60,893
Winter Park 662 $80,660

Granby Public Libraries

Grand County Library District
Granby, Colorado
(970) 887-9411
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Starbucks in Granby

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City Market
1001 Thompson Road
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Granby High Schools (2004)

Serves 442 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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