Minturn, Colorado

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Minturn, Colorado

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Minturn Low Property Crime
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Minturn Walking and Biking to Work
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Minturn Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Minturn Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Minturn College Educated Adults
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Minturn Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 14% Minturn Low Rate of Poverty
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 15% Minturn Low Violent Crime
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Minturn People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Minturn Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Minturn, Colorado

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 8
Portion of People Married 4 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 9
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Short Commute Times 9 8
Working at Home 8 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 7
Housing Recently Built 6 4
People Living Alone 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 2
Affordability of Rents 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 10
Low Violent Crime 7 9

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Minturn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles SW of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 77 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Eagle
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81645
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.586
Longitude -106.43

Minturn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station VAIL
Distance 6.5 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
Distance 21.2 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 27 F
Apr Temp 24 to 49 F
Jul Temp 45 to 77 F
Oct Temp 26 to 55 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 33 F
Apr Temp 21 to 49 F
Jul Temp 40 to 79 F
Oct Temp 23 to 59 F
Annual Precip 16.3 inches
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Minturn Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,068 100%
Male 574 53.7%
Female 494 46.3%
Under 18 216 20.2%
18+ 852 79.8%
65+ 56 5.2%
Median Age 31.5
Average Family Size 3.14
White 890 83.3%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 30 2.8%
Other 126 11.8%
Mixed Race 13 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 475 44.5%

Estimated Minturn Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,097
Growth 29
Growth % 2.7%

Minturn 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) 42.4%
German 13.4%
Irish 8.4%
US/American 6.6%
English 6.3%
Italian 2.8%
Norwegian 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
French Canadian 1.9%
Dutch 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Greek 1.4%
Scottish 1.3%
Polish 1%
Russian 0.6%
British 0.6%
Lithuanian 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Finnish 0.5%
Swiss 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Australian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Israeli 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Palestinian 0.3%
Danish 0.2%
Portuguese 0.2%
European 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
African 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Gilman (81645)

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)
Minturn 1,068 $53,750
Avon 5,561 $52,339
Dillon 802 $59,107
Frisco 2,443 $70,556
Red Cliff 289 $44,219
Silverthorne 3,196 $61,715
Vail 4,531 $66,389
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Minturn High Schools (2004)

Serves 688 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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