Grand Lake, Colorado

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Grand Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Grand
Standard Zip Codes 80447
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.252
Longitude -105.822

Grand Lake Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.2 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 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 39 F
Apr Temp 27 to 53 F
Jul Temp 47 to 79 F
Oct Temp 31 to 59 F
Annual Precip 13.9 inches
Distance 28.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 30 F
Apr Temp 20 to 45 F
Jul Temp 44 to 75 F
Oct Temp 27 to 54 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
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Grand Lake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 447 100%
Male 248 55.5%
Female 199 44.5%
Under 18 75 16.8%
18+ 372 83.2%
65+ 54 12.1%
Median Age 44.3
Average Family Size 2.6
White 430 96.2%
African-American 3 0.7%
Asian 3 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.9%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 2.7%

Estimated Grand Lake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 438
Growth -9
Growth % -2%

Grand Lake 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%
Irish 15.3%
English 13.6%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.9%
Dutch 5.1%
Polish 4.2%
US/American 3.4%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Swedish 2.3%
British 2.3%
Scandinavian 2%
French Canadian 1.7%
Italian 1.7%
Hungarian 1.1%
Welsh 0.8%
Lebanese 0.8%
Swiss 0.6%
Arab/Arabic 0.6%
Dutch West Indian 0.6%
Austrian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Finnish 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Grand Lake 447 $55,750
Estes Park 5,413 $55,667
Fraser 910 $39,643
Granby 1,525 $55,250
Hot Sulphur Springs 521 $46,000
Jamestown 205 $73,250
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