Hayden, Colorado

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Hayden, Colorado

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Comparative Profile of Hayden, Colorado

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 7 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 5
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Working at Home 7 4
Short Commute Times 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 4

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Hayden Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 110 miles W of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 131 miles NW of Denver, Colorado
County Routt
Standard Zip Codes 81639
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.491
Longitude -107.256

Hayden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HAYDEN
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 30 F
Apr Temp 29 to 57 F
Jul Temp 49 to 85 F
Oct Temp 29 to 62 F
Annual Precip 17.3 inches
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 28 F
Apr Temp 24 to 53 F
Jul Temp 42 to 82 F
Oct Temp 24 to 59 F
Annual Precip 24.1 inches
Station YAMPA
Distance 29.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 30 F
Apr Temp 23 to 50 F
Jul Temp 45 to 76 F
Oct Temp 26 to 56 F
Annual Precip 16.6 inches
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Hayden Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,634 100%
Male 835 51.1%
Female 799 48.9%
Under 18 495 30.3%
18+ 1,139 69.7%
65+ 100 6.1%
Median Age 31.8
Average Family Size 3.08
White 1,569 96%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.6%
Other 32 2%
Mixed Race 18 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 93 5.7%

Estimated Hayden Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,539
Growth -95
Growth % -5.8%

Hayden 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 23%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.6%
English 10.1%
Irish 9.6%
Italian 8.1%
US/American 8%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Swedish 2.5%
Norwegian 2.3%
Polish 2.3%
Scottish 2.1%
French Canadian 1.8%
Dutch 1.7%
European 1.7%
Austrian 1.6%
Danish 1.4%
Portuguese 1.4%
Swiss 0.8%
Australian 0.7%
Welsh 0.5%
Jamaican 0.5%
Icelander 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Romanian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Northern European 0.2%
Serbian 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
Basque 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Hayden 1,634 $45,962
Craig 9,189 $45,504
Oak Creek 849 $42,981
Steamboat Springs 9,815 $65,685

Hayden Public Libraries

West Routt Library District/hayden
Hayden, Colorado
(970) 276-3777

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Hayden High Schools (2004)

Serves 143 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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