Eagle-Vail, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 3,477.
Males: 1,898  (54.6%)
Females: 1,579  (45.4%)
Median resident age:

31.0 years
Colorado median age:

34.3 years

Zip codes: 81620.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $127,825 (it was $87,297 in 2000)
Eagle-Vail:

$127,825
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $56,311 (it was $37,260 in 2000)

Eagle-Vail CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $657,702 (it was $301,800 in 2000)
Eagle-Vail:

$657,702
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $808,160; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: $722,786; in 2-unit structures: $828,142; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $511,152; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $487,499; mobile homes: $73,934
March 2019 cost of living index in Eagle-Vail: 119.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Eagle-Vail, CO (2000)
    • 2,68092.8%White alone
    • 1304.5%Hispanic
    • 461.6%Two or more races
    • 130.5%Asian alone
    • 80.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Black alone
    • 20.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

Races in Eagle-Vail detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (22.3%), English (17.2%), Irish (16.2%), Italian (6.3%), Norwegian (5.6%), French (5.4%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 1.98 square miles.

Population density: 1,760 people per square mile   (low).

Eagle-Vail, Colorado map

119 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 1.2% North America, 0.7% Latin America, 0.5% Asia, 0.4% Oceania).

This place:

4.1%
Colorado:

8.6%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Eagle-Vail CDP:

0.5% ($1,421)
Colorado:

0.7% ($1,132)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (71.0 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (74.2 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (523.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Avon, CO (1.4 miles ),
Minturn, CO (2.0 miles ),
Edwards, CO (2.3 miles ),
Vail, CO (2.6 miles ),
Red Cliff, CO (3.2 miles ),
Wolcott, CO (3.4 miles),
Fulford, CO (3.4 miles),
Eagle, CO (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 39.62 N, Longitude: 106.49 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Distribution of median household income in Eagle-Vail, CO in 2017
Eagle-Vail satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.2%
Colorado:

3.0%
Most common industries in Eagle-Vail, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (26.7%)
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.5%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.3%)
  • Educational services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (28.9%)
  • Construction (18.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
  • Health care (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.9%)
  • Health care (10.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.6%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (6.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
Most common occupations in Eagle-Vail, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (3.8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.8%)
  • Construction laborers (3.8%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.6%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)

Average climate in Eagle-Vail, Colorado

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Earthquake activity:

Eagle-Vail-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 147% 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 486.3 miles away from Eagle-Vail center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 197.8 miles away from Eagle-Vail 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 354.0 miles away from Eagle-Vail center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 585.5 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 211.5 miles away from Eagle-Vail center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 319.0 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 Eagle County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eagle-Vail topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Eagle-Vail:

  • VAIL VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; VAIL, CO)

Amtrak stations near Eagle-Vail:

  • 9 miles: VAIL (241 S. FRONTAGE RD.) - Bus Station
  • 19 miles: EAGLE (432 GRAND ST.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eagle-Vail:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 45 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 68 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 71 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 72 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 75 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 78 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 79 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Eagle-Vail: Eagle Vail Golf Club (A), Eagle River Fire Protection District Station 6 Eagle - Vail (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Stone Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Eagle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

51.0%
Whole state:

65.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

5.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.0%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.4%
Whole state:

4.1%
10 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Eagle-Vail:

Marital status in Eagle-Vail, CO
  • Never married: 52.9%
  • Now married: 38.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 0.1%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

For population 25 years and over in Eagle-Vail:

  • High school or higher: 99.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 57.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Colorado average:

11.8

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eagle-Vail, CO (based on Eagle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,3736
Evangelical Protestant2,19918
Mainline Protestant1,6276
Other8826
None36,116-
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: 15
This county:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Eagle County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

23.78 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

3.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
Colorado:

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

13.3%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eagle-Vail:

54.0%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

56.9%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Eagle-Vail:

27.5
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Eagle-Vail:

19.1%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.8%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Eagle-Vail:

7.0
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

26.7%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

65.6%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.9%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eagle-Vail, CO Residents

10.25% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($85,863 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.25%
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 Pitkin County, CO  0.71% ($85,975 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  0.67% ($74,792)
from Garfield County, CO  0.60% ($53,109)


10.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,829 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.30%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.29% of residents moved to foreign countries ($370 average AGI)
Eagle County:

0.29%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Garfield County, CO  0.88% ($68,569 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.77% ($88,206)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.55% ($80,632)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eagle-Vail:

  • 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)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRKY (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANBY, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eagle-Vail:

  • KZYR (97.7 FM; AVON, CO; Owner: COOL RADIO, LLC)
  • KSKE-FM (104.7 FM; VAIL, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KPRE (89.9 FM; VAIL, CO; Owner: PUBLIC B/CASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • K226AH (93.1 FM; FRISCO, CO; Owner: KRYSTAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KYSL (93.9 FM; FRISCO, CO; Owner: KRYSTAL BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • 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)
  • KRKM (106.3 FM; KREMMLING, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • K201DU (88.1 FM; VAIL, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K215BV (90.9 FM; VAIL, ETC., CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K222AJ (92.3 FM; VAIL, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Eagle-Vail:

  • K36DB (Channel 36; SWEETWATER CRK.,ETC., CO; Owner: RESORT TELEVISION USA, LLC)
  • K06GT (Channel 6; REDCLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K08CJ (Channel 8; REDCLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K10HG (Channel 10; REDCLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K12CH (Channel 12; REDCLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K62CZ (Channel 62; RED CLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K64DD (Channel 64; REDCLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K26GY (Channel 26; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: RESORT TELEVISION USA, LLC)
Eagle-Vail fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Eagle-Vail fatal accident list:

Jan 17, 2009 10:40 PM, I-70, Lat: 39.621211, Lon: -106.480842, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 17, 2007 05:58 PM, I-70, Lat: 39.616486, Lon: -106.460461, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 4, 2006 10:20 AM, Us-6, Lat: 39.626220, Lon: -106.509440, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 2005 05:35 AM, I-70, Lat: 39.616680, Lon: -106.460380, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 2003 03:25 PM, I-70, Lat: 39.621139, Lon: -106.479280, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 1998 10:50 PM, I-70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 30, 1997 01:37 AM, I70, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 39.619583 Lon: -106.492361, Call Sign: WPYF293,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.362 MHz, 456.362 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/2003, Expiration Date: 07/30/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2013, Certifier: Chris Leavitt, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Eagle-Vail Sheriff, 249 Eagle Road (Lat: 39.616972 Lon: -106.433639), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQJW520, Licensee ID: L01191425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 23070.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/2009, Expiration Date: 01/22/2019, Cancellation Date: 06/23/2010, Certifier: Vicki Schultheis, Registrant: Centurytel Broadband Services, LLC, 805 Broadway Suite 800, Vancouver, WA 98660, Phone: (360) 905-6839, Fax: (360) 905-5953, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Eagle-Vail, CO
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 42.6%Electricity
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Eagle-Vail, CO
  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 48.4%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Wood


Eagle-Vail compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Eagle-Vail on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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