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Population in 2012: 3,826 (94% urban, 6% rural). Population change since 2000: +42.7%
Males: 1,949  (51.0%)
Females: 1,877  (49.0%)

Median resident age:  36.6 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81621, 81623.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $67,004 (it was $67,200 in 2000)
Basalt:

$67,004
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,157

Basalt town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $559,078 (it was $379,900 in 2000)
Basalt:

$559,078
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $645,285; Detached houses: $935,750; Townhouses or other attached units: $404,339; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $424,972; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $624,055; Mobile homes: $66,111

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,836.

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  • White alone - 2,937 (76.1%)
  • Hispanic - 783 (20.3%)
  • Two or more races - 62 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 49 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 18 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Basalt: 108.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.5%), English (15.9%), German (12.1%), Italian (4.4%), Scottish (2.7%), United States (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated on 8/26/1901

Elevation: 6620 feet

Land area: 1.92 square miles.

Population density: 1,990 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Basalt:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 53.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Basalt town:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

649 residents are foreign born

This town:  16.4%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Basalt, Colorado as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Basalt to the number of sex offenders is 1,275 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,814 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,375 (0.5%)

Basalt satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (104.8 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (113.3 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (491.5 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: El Jebel, CO (1.8 miles ), Mulford, CO (2.5 miles) , Catherine, CO (2.6 miles ), Carbondale, CO (3.1 miles ), Woody Creek, CO (3.3 miles ), Snowmass Village, CO (3.4 miles ), Cattle Creek, CO (3.7 miles ), Aspen, CO (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 38 buildings, average cost: $199,900
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $235,900
  • 1999: 76 buildings, average cost: $202,200
  • 2000: 26 buildings, average cost: $264,100
  • 2001: 27 buildings, average cost: $267,500
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $312,100
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $275,800
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $329,300
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $329,300
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $329,300
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $329,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $723,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $350,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $250,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $275,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

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Latitude: 39.37 N, Longitude: 107.04 W

Area code: 970

Basalt household income distribution Basalt home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Basalt by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 002201000000
per 100,000 0.00.067.466.60.032.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 112000001104
per 100,000 36.335.667.40.00.00.00.00.030.329.90.0102.9
Assaults 52480133404210
per 100,000 181.671.2134.9266.50.0424.397.0124.10.0119.551.0257.1
Burglaries 7773840317884
per 100,000 254.2249.2236.099.9265.3130.50.093.1514.5239.0203.9102.9
Thefts 886370563426710573503733
per 100,000 3195.42242.82360.11865.41127.7848.6226.33256.82209.41493.9942.9848.5
Auto thefts 423198123316
per 100,000 145.271.2101.133.3298.5261.132.362.090.889.625.5154.3
Arson 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 154.1103.9166.0143.966.0131.923.4125.6106.187.948.4102.4

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Crime rate in Basalt detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Colorado average:

2.23

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Basalt, Colorado accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,383 (+106.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (22%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Basalt-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/2002 at 18:17:45, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from Basalt center
On 8/9/2001 at 22:38:54, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 21:48:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/1/2005 at 05:57:03, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from Basalt center
On 6/20/2002 at 22:17:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 37.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Eagle County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Wally Dallenbach - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: May 23, 1963).


Hospital/medical center in Basalt:

  • HOMECARE OF THE VALLEY (Home Health Center, 234 CODY LANE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Basalt:

  • HERITAGE PARK CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CARBONDALE, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Basalt, CO

Amtrak station near Basalt:

  • 20 miles: GLENWOOD SPRINGS (413 7TH ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for car rental service.

Local government website: www.basalt.net

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Basalt:

  • Western State College of Colorado (about 58 miles; Gunnison, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Mesa State College (about 84 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 5,126)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 101 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 104 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 3,082)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 104 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 109 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • Regis University (about 111 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)

Public high school in Basalt:

Private high school in Basalt:

  • ALPINE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 138; Location: 20449 HWY 82; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Basalt:

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Library in Basalt:

  • BASALT REGIONAL LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,069,220; Location: 99 MIDLAND AVE; 32,000 books; 2,100 e-books; 2,008 audio materials; 1,842 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 122 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • You do not list KAJX; KCJX - Aspen Public Radio under the FM stations;90.1/88.9 Basalt; 91.5/91.1 Aspen;89.7 Woody Creek; 90.9 Snowmass Village, Thomasville and Redstone; 88.9 Carbondale, Glenwood Springs & Rifle. More at kajx.org.

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Notable location: Basalt Fire and Rural Fire Protection District Station 41 Downtown Basalt (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Aspen Classic Tours (Tours & Charters; Po Box 368).

Hotel: Aspenwood Lodge (220 Midland Avenue).

 
Eagle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 15.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

15.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.4
U.S.:

22.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Basalt and their reported violations in the past:

BASALT TOWN OF (Address: 101 MIDLAND AVENUE , Population served: 2400, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-09-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-09-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2002), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2002), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2002), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-27-2002), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2002), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-12-2002), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2003)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2002. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2002), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-18-2002), St Public Notif received (MAY-14-2003)
DOTSERO MHP (Population served: 307, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-02-2004), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2005)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Basalt that have no violations reported:

  • KK WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 38, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.2%
(7.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.6%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Basalt, CO

Basalt compared to Colorado state average:

Basalt, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Basalt (2011 data):

  • Alpine Bank: Basalt Branch at 145 Midland Avenue, branch established on 1976/07/19; Willits Branch at 711 East Valley Road, branch established on 2004/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,256.5 mil, Deposits: $1,918.7 mil, headquarters in Glenwood Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Banks Of Colorado
  • Bank of Colorado: Basalt Branch at 655 East Valley Road, branch established on 1997/06/10. Info updated 2006/09/15: Bank assets: $2,140.7 mil, Deposits: $1,783.1 mil, headquarters in Fort Collins, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancorp, Inc.
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Basalt Branch at 255 Gold Rivers Road, #140, branch established on 2002/03/18. Info updated 2012/03/19: Bank assets: $6,237.6 mil, Deposits: $5,064.6 mil, headquarters in Kansas City, MO, positive income, 138 total offices, Holding Company: Nbh Holdings Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Basalt travel time to work - commute


Basalt mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Wood (3%)

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Religion statistics for Basalt town (based on Eagle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.75%
Here33.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents70.1%4.9%4.7%4.6%3.4%
Congregations23.3%6.7%10.0%3.3%6.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.6%2.3%2.2%1.5%3.7%
Congregations10.0%3.3%6.7%3.3%26.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Eagle County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Eagle County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Eagle County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 121
Here:

23.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

3.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Eagle County:

13.0%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.3%
State:

9.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$11,105$66,6300$0
Other Government Administration 13$42,112$38,8730$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$38,280$57,4200$0
Police - Other 3$9,476$37,9040$0
Streets and Highways 5$23,130$55,5120$0
Parks and Recreation 3$11,922$47,6880$0
Water Supply 1$4,277$51,3240$0
Other and Unallocable 3$17,077$68,3080$0
Totals for Government 38$157,379$49,6990$0

Basalt government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $206,000 ($53.84)
    Regular Highways: $198,000 ($51.75)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $2,184,000 ($570.83)
    Police Protection: $756,000 ($197.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $477,000 ($124.67)
    Regular Highways: $331,000 ($86.51)
    Water Utilities: $118,000 ($30.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $190,000 ($49.66)
    Police Protection: $51,000 ($13.33)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($1.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,514,000 ($395.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($5.23)

Basalt government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $134,000 ($35.02)
    Highways: $114,000 ($29.80)
    General Support: $26,000 ($6.80)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $246,000 ($64.30)
    Interest Earnings: $96,000 ($25.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $475,000 ($124.15)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,021,000 ($528.23)
    Property: $292,000 ($76.32)
    Public Utilities: $160,000 ($41.82)
    NEC: $29,000 ($7.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $21,000 ($5.49)
    Motor Vehicle License: $11,000 ($2.88)

Basalt government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $593,000 ($154.99)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $571,000 ($149.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($5.75)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,000,000 ($784.11)

Basalt government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,880,000 ($752.74)

13.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.54%
Colorado average:

10.77%

1.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,074 average AGI)
Eagle County:

1.29%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Denver County, CO  0.71% ($48,824 average AGI)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.68% ($141,228)
from Garfield County, CO  0.57% ($64,211)


11.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.81%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.62% of residents moved to foreign countries ($678 average AGI)
Eagle County:

0.62%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Garfield County, CO  1.02% ($71,077 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.74% ($35,738)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.51% ($47,253)

Strongest AM radio stations in Basalt:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KGLN (980 AM; 1 kW; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Basalt:

  • KPVW (107.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KNFO (106.1 FM; BASALT, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KSNO-FM (103.9 FM; SNOWMASS VILLAGE, CO; Owner: COOL RADIO, LLC)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KSPN-FM (103.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K210CE (89.9 FM; MESA, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K276AI (103.1 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: MBC GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K202BA (88.3 FM; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)

TV broadcast stations around Basalt:

  • K07KR (Channel 7; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K09AG (Channel 9; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K04HO (Channel 4; BASALT, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • KREG-TV (Channel 3; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K07RN (Channel 7; WOODY CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K11LW (Channel 11; WOODY CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K13MT (Channel 13; WOODY CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Basalt, Colorado:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 7
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 5
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Colorado average:
  • Fatal accident count: 147
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 66
  • Fatalities: 158
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 391
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

Basalt fatal accident list:

Sep 11, 2008 10:45 PM, Sr-82, Original Rd, Lat: 39.374722, Lon: -107.075656, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 2002 04:00 PM, Meadow Dr, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 19, 2001 09:51 AM, Sr-82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 5, 2000 05:00 PM, Sr-82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 1993 02:15 AM, 82, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total average daily traffic: 25,688
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,081
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 46,863


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 666 Mw Drive (Lat: 39.376083 Lon: -107.060333), Call Sign: KNKN398
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Renee Hassle, Crown Mountain Site (Lat: 39.352750 Lon: -107.093083), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 18.3 m
    Registrant: 2029657880, Hsolomon@gsblaw.Com, 1000 POTOMAC STREET, N.W., FIFTH FL
  • Renee Hassle, Crown Mountain Site (Lat: 39.352750 Lon: -107.093083), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 18.3 m
    Registrant: 2029657880, Hsolomon@gsblaw.Com, 1000 POTOMAC STREET, N.W., FIFTH FL
  • ALAN B GREAGER, Crown Mountain Site (Lat: 39.352750 Lon: -107.093083), Type: 18.3, Overall height: 18.3 m
    Registrant: 2029657880, Hsolomon@gsblaw.Com, 1000 POTOMAC STREET, N.W., FIFTH FL

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Lat: 39.368861 Lon: -107.028917, Call Sign: WPWE290
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2012, Expiration Date: 10/25/2022, Certifier: Harry Mayer
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239
  • Lat: 39.364500 Lon: -107.039333, Call Sign: WQAZ656
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.762 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2004, Expiration Date: 09/01/2014, Certifier: Bobi Darcy
    Registrant: Town Of Basalt, 101 Midland Ave, Basalt, CO 81621, Phone: (970) 927-4723, Fax: (970) 927-4723, Email:
  • Lat: 39.415083 Lon: -107.096722, Call Sign: WQBF373
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.387 MHz, 451.637 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Scott Leslie
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 39.386944 Lon: -107.090444, Call Sign: WQBF484
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.112 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: David Johnson
    Registrant: Ita Inc, 8484 Westpark Dr Suite 630, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 528-5115, Fax: (703) 524-1074
  • Lat: 39.366722 Lon: -107.031806, Call Sign: WQFI367
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/21/2006, Expiration Date: 07/21/2016, Certifier: Mark Fitzgerald
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, N3211 County Rd H, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (262) 248-3000, Fax: (262) 248-0061
  • Lat: 39.386472 Lon: -107.077167, Call Sign: WQIE378
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.650 MHz, 464.862 MHz, 464.837 MHz, 464.912 MHz, 464.662 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/16/2008, Expiration Date: 01/16/2018, Certifier: Randall Meeker
    Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Basalt)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Basalt)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 21
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Basalt


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Basalt, CO

Most common first names in Basalt, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert1269.2 years
Mary1078.4 years
John874.1 years
James664.8 years
Margaret585.4 years
Richard467.0 years
Eva385.4 years
George372.7 years
Barbara367.3 years
Kenneth376.7 years
Most common last names in Basalt, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith773.6 years
Arbaney583.8 years
Cerise486.3 years
Glassier376.4 years
Lucksinger389.7 years
Vagneur384.3 years
Waterman379.3 years
Williams380.0 years
Kralicek262.5 years
Elmont271.5 years
Businesses in Basalt, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets4
Big O Tires1Subway1
FedEx3UPS2
Jones New York1Vans1
Browse common businesses in Basalt, CO


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  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2005 to 2006"
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  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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