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People

Total Population 859
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 579
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 42.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 79.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,125
% Above Poverty Level 90.8%
% Below Poverty Level 9.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 10 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 37.5%
% Using Public Transportation 6%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,026
Median House Value $382,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
US/American 0%
English 17.8%
Irish 11.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Mount Crested Butte Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 114 miles SW of Lakewood, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles W of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Gunnison
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81225
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.905
Longitude -106.959

Mount Crested Butte Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CRESTED BUTTE
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 23 F
Apr Temp 18 to 44 F
Jul Temp 38 to 74 F
Oct Temp 22 to 54 F
Annual Precip 23.8 inches
Station TAYLOR PARK
Distance 19.5 miles
Jan Temp -11 to 27 F
Apr Temp 13 to 45 F
Jul Temp 40 to 71 F
Oct Temp 23 to 53 F
Annual Precip 16.9 inches
Station BLUE MESA LAKE
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 27 F
Apr Temp 25 to 55 F
Jul Temp 47 to 82 F
Oct Temp 28 to 61 F
Annual Precip 9.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Meridian Lake (81225)

Riverbend (81225)

Skyland (81225)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aspen 6,740 $100,594
Crested Butte 1,445 $71,818
Gunnison 5,955 $49,031
Snowmass Village 2,865 $109,417

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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