Crested Butte, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 1,643 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.5%
 
Males: 934  (56.9%)
Females: 709  (43.1%)
Median resident age:

34.1 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81224.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $60,400 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Crested Butte:

$60,400
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $40,486 (it was $26,789 in 2000)

Crested Butte town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $543,072 (it was $249,200 in 2000)
Crested Butte:

$543,072
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $867,321; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $670,032; in 2-unit structures: $638,931; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $326,477

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,390.

March 2019 cost of living index in Crested Butte: 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.9%
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  • Races in Crested Butte, CO (2010)
    • 1,38993.4%White alone
    • 634.2%Hispanic
    • 211.4%Asian alone
    • 100.7%Two or more races
    • 30.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.07%Black alone

Races in Crested Butte detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Crested Butte, Colorado as of August 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Crested Butte is 663 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Crested Butte by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.4)
1
(64.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(65.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(63.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(131.8)
0
(0.0)
4
(261.6)
2
(128.5)
3
(187.6)
14
(861.0)
2
(119.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(381.0)
4
(256.9)
2
(121.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
8
(528.8)
9
(593.3)
7
(463.6)
1
(65.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.5)
2
(123.0)
1
(60.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(2,730)
39
(2,505)
19
(1,153)
23
(1,381)
5
(300.7)
14
(925.3)
13
(857.0)
14
(927.2)
12
(784.8)
11
(706.9)
17
(1,063)
13
(799.5)
9
(539.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(444.4)
1
(64.2)
2
(121.4)
2
(120.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(132.2)
6
(395.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(130.8)
4
(257.1)
1
(62.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(60.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(61.5)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)254.0123.364.364.912.084.6153.669.5151.1126.089.4212.854.6

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City-data.com crime index in Crested Butte, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.20
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (24.4%), English (18.2%), Irish (13.8%), Italian (4.8%), European (4.6%), Polish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 8908 feet

Land area: 0.70 square miles.

Population density: 2,346 people per square mile   (low).

Crested Butte, Colorado map

28 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 0.5% Asia).

This town:

2.1%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,408 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,918 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (116.1 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (117.3 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (465.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Mount Crested Butte, CO (1.5 miles ),
Marble, CO (4.2 miles),
Somerset, CO (4.5 miles ),
Gunnison, CO (4.7 miles ),
Aspen, CO (4.9 miles ),
Snowmass Village, CO (4.9 miles ),
Redstone, CO (5.1 miles),
Woody Creek, CO (5.3 miles )

Latitude: 38.87 N, Longitude: 106.98 W

Crested Butte nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Colorado's Last Great Ski Town, Wildflower Capital of Colorado

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Crested Butte, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Crested Butte, CO in 2017

Crested Butte satellite photo by USGS

Crested Butte tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.4%
Colorado:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +661 (+76.2%).
Most common industries in Crested Butte, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (29.8%)
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Health care (3.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (29.6%)
  • Construction (23.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (30.0%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Crested Butte, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Carpenters (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)
  • Carpenters (6.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)

Average climate in Crested Butte, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Crested Butte, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2016 was 50.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2016 was 44.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

44.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Crested Butte-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 181% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 504.2 miles away from Crested Butte center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 570.7 miles away from Crested Butte center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 361.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 254.9 miles away from the city center
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 73.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 231.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gunnison County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Floods: 2, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crested Butte topographic map

Airports located in Crested Butte:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crested Butte:

  • Western State Colorado University (about 23 miles; Gunnison, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mountain College (about 51 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 85 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 113 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • United States Air Force Academy (about 114 miles; USAFA, CO; FT enrollment: 5,088)
  • Adams State University (about 114 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 115 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)

Public high school in Crested Butte:

Public elementary/middle school in Crested Butte:

  • CRESTED BUTTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 818 RED LADY AVE, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Crested Butte

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The only FM radio station available in CB is KBUT. The school population is now approx. 396 students. Please call(970)641-7720 to verify exact #.
  • Oh Be Joyful Baptist Church is among the churches of the town

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Crested Butte: Crested Butte Town Office (A), Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center (B), Crested Butte Teen Center (C), Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum (D), Crested Butte Fire Protection District Station 1 (E), Old Rock Community Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Crested Butte include: Union Congregational Church (A), Queen of All Saints Catholic Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Crested Butte include: Totem Pole Park (1), Crested Butte Town Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mountain Bike Hall of Fame and Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 122 Teocalli Road), Adventures To the Edge Limited (Tours & Charters; 88 Aspen Lane).

Hotels: Crested Butte Lodge and Hostel (615 Teocalli), Cristiana Guesthaus (621 Maroon Avenue), Elk Ridge III (11 Snowmass Road), Elk Mountain Lodge (2nd & Gothic Avenue), Grand Lodge Crested Butte (6 Emmons Road), Crested Butte Lodge & Hostel (615 Teocalli Road), Gateway (11 Snowmass Road), Crested Butte Vacations (12 Snowmass Road), Castle Point (11 Snowmass Road).

Birthplace of: Heidi Montag - Reality television personality.

Gunnison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

CRESTED BUTTE TOWN OF (Population served: 2,000, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-24-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-24-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CRESTED BUTTE SOUTH (Population served: 1,400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 68 regular monitoring violations
TOMICHI VILLAGE INN (Population served: 166, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BUCKHORN RANCH WS (Population served: 45, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 14 regular monitoring violations

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

  • ROCKY MOUNTAIN BIOLOGICAL LABORATORY (Population served: 175, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

39.0%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

10.8%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Crested Butte (2011 data):

  • Bank of the West: Mt. Crested Butte Branch at 32 Crested Mountain Lane, Suite 208, branch established on 1992/06/08; Crested Butte Branch at 405 6th Street, branch established on 1996/09/30. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Mt Crested Butte Branch at 620 Gothic Rd C-120, branch established on 2007/08/02; Crested Butte Branch at 503 6th Street, branch established on 1995/03/27. 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.
  • Gunnison Savings and Loan Association: Crested Butte Branch at 501 Elk Ave, branch established on 2001/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $106.5 mil, Deposits: $94.9 mil, headquarters in Gunnison, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • The Gunnison Bank and Trust Company: Crested Butte Branch at 6th And Gothic, branch established on 1995/07/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $70.3 mil, Deposits: $62.4 mil, headquarters in Gunnison, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Lindoe, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Crested Butte:

Marital status in Crested Butte, CO
  • Never married: 48.0%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 0.6%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Crested Butte:

  • High school or higher: 98.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 63.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Colorado average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Crested Butte
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Crested Butte:

(Crested Butte, Colorado Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Crested Butte, CO (based on Gunnison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,1572
Evangelical Protestant1,12112
Mainline Protestant4914
Other3263
None9,229-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Gunnison County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Gunnison County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

30.12 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gunnison County:

3.7%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Gunnison County:

15.2%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Crested Butte:

49.4%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Crested Butte:

47.7%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Crested Butte:

17.5%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Crested Butte:

5.8%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Crested Butte:

24.5%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

62.2%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Crested Butte:

82.2%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crested Butte, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 8$29,023$43,5350$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$32,172$55,1520$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$22,516$54,0381$1,612
Parks and Recreation 5$19,065$45,7562$828
Financial Administration 4$14,340$43,0200$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,114$56,4567$2,384
Sewerage 3$12,064$48,2560$0
Water Supply 2$9,447$56,6820$0
Police - Other 1$2,644$31,7280$0
Judicial and Legal 1$666$7,9920$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,272$39,2640$0
Totals for Government 40$159,323$47,79710$4,824

Crested Butte government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $1,336,000 ($813.15)
    Regular Highways: $248,000 ($150.94)
    Sewerage: $164,000 ($99.82)
    Water Utilities: $162,000 ($98.60)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,079,000 ($656.73)
    Police Protection: $648,000 ($394.40)
    Parks and Recreation: $641,000 ($390.14)
    Sewerage: $526,000 ($320.15)
    Water Utilities: $386,000 ($234.94)
    Regular Highways: $327,000 ($199.03)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $315,000 ($191.72)
    Financial Administration: $266,000 ($161.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $223,000 ($135.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $203,000 ($123.55)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000 ($85.21)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($28.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $87,000 ($52.95)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $509,000 ($309.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,037,000 ($1239.81)

Crested Butte government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $695,000 ($423.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $226,000 ($137.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $130,000 ($79.12)
    Other: $127,000 ($77.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $235,000 ($143.03)
    Other: $145,000 ($88.25)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($48.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $335,000 ($203.90)
    Rents: $77,000 ($46.87)
    Fines and Forfeits: $42,000 ($25.56)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($7.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $605,000 ($368.23)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $901,000 ($548.39)
    Highways: $49,000 ($29.82)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,143,000 ($1304.32)
    Other: $1,153,000 ($701.77)
    Property: $892,000 ($542.91)
    Other License: $79,000 ($48.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $64,000 ($38.95)
    Public Utility License: $15,000 ($9.13)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $10,000 ($6.09)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $10,000 ($6.09)

Crested Butte government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,866,000 ($1744.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,251,000 ($1370.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $615,000 ($374.32)

Crested Butte government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,396,000 ($6936.09)

10.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,210 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.51%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Denver County, CO  0.51% ($63,758 average AGI)
from Boulder County, CO  0.43% ($98,893)
from El Paso County, CO  0.37% ($46,667)


9.80% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
Colorado average:

9.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Denver County, CO  0.58% ($70,459 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.42% ($44,519)
to El Paso County, CO  0.37% ($24,917)
Businesses in Crested Butte, CO
NameCountNameCount
FedEx4True Value1
Nike2UPS3
RadioShack1Vans1

Strongest AM radio stations in Crested Butte:

  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPKE (1490 AM; 1 kW; GUNNISON, CO; Owner: JOHN HARVEY REES)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crested Butte:

  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • 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)
  • K255AF (98.9 FM; CRESTED BUTTE, CO; Owner: JAY J. O'NEAL)
  • K296AL (107.1 FM; CRESTED BUTTE, CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY MTERO. REC. DISTRICT)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K228BX (93.5 FM; CRESTED BUTTE, ETC., CO; Owner: PASSWORD, INC.)
  • K202AC (88.3 FM; MT. CRESTED BUTTE/CR, CO; Owner: CRESTED BUTTE MTN EDUCAL. RADIO INC.)
  • KBUT (90.3 FM; CRESTED BUTTE, CO; Owner: CRESTED BUTTE MTN EDUC. RADIO, INC.)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • KKXK (94.1 FM; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KWGL (105.7 FM; OURAY, CO; Owner: WS COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Crested Butte:

  • K04GS (Channel 4; CRESTED BUTTE, ETC., CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K41AH (Channel 41; CRESTED BUTTE, ETC., CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K43AH (Channel 43; CRESTED BUTTE, ETC., CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K10AK (Channel 10; CRESTED BUTTE, ETC., CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K12AK (Channel 12; CRESTED BUTTE, ETC., CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K33EL (Channel 33; CRESTED BUTTE, CO; Owner: TOWN OF CRESTED BUTTE)
  • K49BW (Channel 49; CRESTED BUTTE, ETC., CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K47BL (Channel 47; CRESTED BUTTE, ETC., CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)
  • K45CY (Channel 45; CRESTED BUTTE, ETC., CO; Owner: GUNNISON COUNTY METRO. REC. DIST.)

Crested Butte fatal accident list:

Apr 18, 1997 04:25 PM, 135, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 17, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 1980 01:44 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 30ft / 9.1mTotal length
  • 15,929Total average daily traffic
  • 617Total average daily truck traffic
  • 25,301Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 10 Sunflower Drive (10334) (Lat: 38.902139 Lon: -106.973194), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 7 m, Overall height: 12.8 m, Call Sign: KNKN453
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Se 1/4, Sw 1/4, S23, T13s, R86w, 6th Pm Crested Butte (Lat: 38.902222 Lon: -106.973944), 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, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Douglas I Brandon, West Of Crested Butte, Off Cr 317 (Lat: 38.901944 Lon: -106.973889), Type: 9.1, Overall height: 9.1 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • Douglas I Brandon, West Of Crested Butte, Off Cr 317 (Lat: 38.901944 Lon: -106.973889), Type: 9.1, Overall height: 9.1 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Crested Butte, CO)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Crested Butte)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Crested Butte)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Crested Butte, Colorado:

  • The Lodge At Mountaineer Square, 620 Gothic Rd, Crested Butte, Colorado 81225 , Phone: (970) 349-4000, Fax: (970) 349-4178
  • Elevation Hotel & Spa, 500 Gothic Rd, Crested butte, Colorado 81225 , Phone: (970) 251-3000, Fax: (970) 251-3010
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Crested Butte, Colorado
Most common first names in Crested Butte, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary585.4 years
John480.8 years
Charles387.0 years
James359.0 years
Frank274.5 years
Fred278.0 years
Gary261.0 years
Frances285.0 years
Helen281.5 years
Joe277.5 years
Most common last names in Crested Butte, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sporcich481.0 years
Arnott378.7 years
Baker377.4 years
Kapushion372.4 years
Sedmak391.6 years
Yaklich390.4 years
Marasco276.5 years
Clark274.5 years
Kochevar276.9 years
Morgan279.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Crested Butte, CO
  • 72.1%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Electricity
  • 5.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.5%Wood
  • 3.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crested Butte, CO
  • 62.1%Utility gas
  • 29.1%Electricity
  • 7.9%Wood
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Crested Butte compared to Colorado state average:

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

Crested Butte on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (population 500+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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