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Demographics

People

Total Population3,783
Male Share of the Population51.6%
Female Share of the Population48.4%
Senior Citizens10.4%
Employed Population 16+2,501
Age of the Population44

Families

% of people married48.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher56.8%
Median Earnings25+$43,664
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,157
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,298

Wealth

Median Family Income$81,375
% Above Poverty Level93.8%
% Below Poverty Level6.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home13.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation8.4%

Housing

People Living Alone37.9%
Median Gross Rent$1,843
Median House Value$488,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)23.3%
German15.1%
English12.3%
Irish9.8%
Italian8%
Norwegian4.5%
Polish4.3%
Scottish3.5%
French Except Basque2.9%
Swiss2.4%
Russian1.6%
Canadian1.4%
Welsh1.1%
Swedish0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
Romanian0.5%
Belgian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
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Basalt Almanac

CategoryValue
County Eagle County
Standard Zip Codes81621
Phone Area Codes970
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude39.36
Approximate Longitude-107.02

Basalt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMEREDITH
Distance15.1 miles
Jan Temp1 to 33 F
Apr Temp21 to 49 F
Jul Temp40 to 79 F
Oct Temp23 to 59 F
Annual Precip16.3 inches
StationEAGLE AP
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp6 to 35 F
Apr Temp27 to 59 F
Jul Temp47 to 86 F
Oct Temp27 to 64 F
Annual Precip10.7 inches
StationTWIN LAKES RES
Distance41 miles
Jan Temp2 to 32 F
Apr Temp19 to 46 F
Jul Temp42 to 72 F
Oct Temp25 to 53 F
Annual Precip9.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aspen6,788$95,405
Carbondale6,571$71,076
Eagle6,603$115,104
Gypsum6,729$86,103
Marble125$83,438
Snowmass Village2,883$95,997

Basalt Public Libraries

Basalt Regional Library District
14 MIDLAND AVE
Basalt, Colorado
(970) 927-4311

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Basalt Public Schools

Basalt Elementary School
151 East Cottonwood Drive
ZIP: 81621
Primary
Total Enrollment 648
Basalt High School
600 Southside Drive
ZIP: 81621
High
Total Enrollment 373
Basalt Middle School
51 School Street
ZIP: 81621
Middle
Total Enrollment 493
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