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Demographics

People

Total Population1,282
Male Share of the Population56.8%
Female Share of the Population43.2%
Senior Citizens13.3%
Employed Population 16+763
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married45.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher63.2%
Median Earnings25+$32,407
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,042

Wealth

Median Family Income$75,833
% Above Poverty Level92.1%
% Below Poverty Level7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time9 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work56.9%
% Using Public Transportation4.7%

Housing

People Living Alone34.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,185
Median House Value$608,300

Ancestry

German25.7%
English24.4%
Irish17.6%
Italian8.3%
Polish5.6%
French Except Basque4.4%
Norwegian3.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)3.8%
Czech3.6%
Russian3.4%
Swedish3.1%
Canadian2.1%
Dutch1.7%
Swiss1.2%
Croatian1.2%
Romanian1%
Welsh1%
Slovak0.9%
Lebanese0.8%
Portuguese0.8%
Arab0.8%
Finnish0.7%
Greek0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Danishn0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Slovene0.2%
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Crested Butte Almanac

CategoryValue
County Gunnison County
Standard Zip Codes81224
P.O. Box Zip Codes81225
Phone Area Codes970
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude38.87
Approximate Longitude-106.98

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)

StationCRESTED BUTTE
Distance3.8 miles
Jan Temp-6 to 23 F
Apr Temp18 to 44 F
Jul Temp38 to 74 F
Oct Temp22 to 54 F
Annual Precip23.8 inches
StationTAYLOR PARK
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp-11 to 27 F
Apr Temp13 to 45 F
Jul Temp40 to 71 F
Oct Temp23 to 53 F
Annual Precip16.9 inches
StationBLUE MESA LAKE
Distance29.5 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 27 F
Apr Temp25 to 55 F
Jul Temp47 to 82 F
Oct Temp28 to 61 F
Annual Precip9.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aspen6,788$95,405
Gunnison6,086$51,372
Mount Crested Butte887$50,313
Snowmass Village2,883$95,997

Crested Butte Public Schools

Crested Butte Elementary School
818 Red Lady Ave
ZIP: 81224
Primary
Total Enrollment 333
Crested Butte Secondary School
818 Red Lady Avenue
ZIP: 81224
Other
Total Enrollment 314
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