Estes Park, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 6,339 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: +17.1%
 
Males: 2,915  (46.0%)
Females: 3,424  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

59.2 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 80515, 80517.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $61,443 (it was $43,262 in 2000)
Estes Park:

$61,443
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $46,250 (it was $30,499 in 2000)

Estes Park town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $490,714 (it was $229,400 in 2000)
Estes Park:

$490,714
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $371,727; detached houses: $396,360; townhouses or other attached units: $294,623; in 2-unit structures: $279,849; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $261,066; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $316,256; mobile homes: $24,286

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,049.

March 2019 cost of living index in Estes Park: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.6%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Estes Park, CO (2010)
    • 4,86983.1%White alone
    • 82214.0%Hispanic
    • 621.1%Two or more races
    • 611.0%Asian alone
    • 200.3%Black alone
    • 200.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 20.03%Other race alone

Races in Estes Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Estes Park, Colorado as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Estes Park is 2,171 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Estes Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

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)
0
(0.0)
2
(33.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.1)
0
(0.0)
6
(93.2)
3
(46.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(136.3)
12
(202.6)
1
(16.5)
3
(47.1)
6
(91.8)
0
(0.0)
8
(134.2)
7
(115.5)
5
(82.5)
3
(48.1)
5
(78.9)
13
(202.0)
11
(171.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(545.1)
33
(557.2)
23
(378.4)
27
(424.1)
6
(91.8)
16
(244.2)
23
(385.9)
17
(280.6)
4
(66.0)
14
(224.4)
12
(189.4)
16
(248.6)
6
(93.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
111
(1,891)
125
(2,111)
108
(1,777)
77
(1,209)
63
(963.5)
81
(1,236)
78
(1,309)
79
(1,304)
40
(659.6)
60
(961.7)
57
(899.8)
41
(637.1)
37
(578.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(102.2)
7
(118.2)
4
(65.8)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.3)
2
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
3
(47.4)
2
(31.1)
4
(62.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(17.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.9)
1
(15.7)
1
(15.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)154.3200.4106.1101.376.873.6106.2123.047.590.773.6160.4106.6

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City-data.com crime index in Estes Park, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.13
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: German (25.9%), English (14.2%), American (7.7%), Irish (7.5%), Scottish (5.2%), Swedish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7522 feet

Land area: 5.82 square miles.

Population density: 1,089 people per square mile   (low).

Estes Park, Colorado map

366 residents are foreign born (3.0% Europe, 2.1% Latin America).

This town:

5.6%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,978 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,903 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Loveland, CO (22.9 miles , pop. 50,608).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (44.3 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (595.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Allenspark, CO (3.4 miles ),
Upper St. Vrain, CO (3.6 miles ),
Lyons, CO (4.1 miles ),
Bark Ranch, CO (4.3 miles ),
Grand Lake, CO (4.3 miles ),
Hidden Lake, CO (4.3 miles),
Jamestown, CO (4.4 miles ),
Altona, CO (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 40.37 N, Longitude: 105.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,318 (+20.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,109 (70.9%)

Area code: 970

Distribution of median household income in Estes Park, CO in 2017
Distribution of house value in Estes Park, CO in 2017
Estes Park satellite photo by USGS

Estes Park tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Estes Park, CO
Historical housing units in Estes Park, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +2,091 (+62.9%).
Most common industries in Estes Park, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.9%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.5%)
  • Construction (17.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (3.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (26.9%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Estes Park, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.6%)
  • Carpenters (3.4%)
  • Top executives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Carpenters (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in Estes Park, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Estes Park, Colorado environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.9. This is about average.

City:

68.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 46.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

46.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Estes Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/22/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 41.8 miles away from the Estes Park town center killed one person and injured 78 people and caused $147 million in damages.

On 4/23/1960, a category F3 tornado 48.1 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Estes Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 390.7 miles away from Estes Park center, causing $26,000,000 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 139.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 495.2 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
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 379.2 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 229.6 miles away from the city 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 327.1 miles away from Estes Park 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 Larimer County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 11, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Landslides: 3, Mudslides: 3, Flash Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Estes Park topographic map

Main business address for: WILTEX A INC ([9995]).

Hospitals and medical centers in Estes Park:

  • ESTES PARK MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 555 PROSPECT AVENUE)
  • ESTES PARK HOME HEALTH CARE (555 PROSPECT AVENUE)
  • PROSPECT PARK LIVING CENTER (555 PROSPECT AVE)

Heliports located in Estes Park:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Estes Park:

  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 27 miles; Fort Collins, CO; Full-time enrollment: 25,099)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 29 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Aims Community College (about 40 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Front Range Community College (about 42 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • University of Northern Colorado (about 44 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 11,469)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 46 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Regis University (about 48 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)

Public high schools in Estes Park:

  • ESTES PARK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 409, Location: 1600 MANFORD AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ESTES PARK OPTIONS SCHOOL (Location: 1575 SOUTH ST. VRAIN AVENUE, Grades: KG-12)

Private high school in Estes Park:

  • EAGLE ROCK SCHOOL (Students: 80, Location: 2750 NOTAIAH RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Estes Park:

See full list of schools located in Estes Park

Library in Estes Park:

  • ESTES VALLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $1,072,384; Location: 335 E ELKHORN AVE; 50,782 books; 4,154 audio materials; 3,650 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 13 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 219 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Eagle Rock School is not a primary/middle school We are an alternative ed./boarding High School.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Estes Park: Estes Park District Ranger Office (A), Estes Park Medical Center Ambulance (B), Estes Valley Fire Protection District - Estes Park Fire Department Dannels Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Estes Park: WILTEX A INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Estes Park: Saint Bartholomew Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Bartholomew Episcopal Church Cemetery (1), Elkhorn Lodge Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Livingston Lake (A), Placid Lake (B), Joe Mills Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Black Canyon Creek (A), Fall River (B), Fish Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Fall River Hydro Interpretive Center (Museums; 1746 Fish Hatchery Road), Estes Park Area Historical Museum (200 4th Street), Baldpate Inn (Museums; 4900 State Highway 7), Enos Mills Cabin & Gallery (Museums; 6760 State Highway 7), Stanley Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 517 Big Thompson Avenue), Macgregor Ranch Museum & Office (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 180 Macgregor Avenue), Nature's Own (Nature Centers; 125 East Elkhorn Avenue), Memories Old Time Portraits (Amusement & Theme Parks; Park Theater Mall), Estes Park Recreation Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 555 South Saint Vrain Avenue).

Hotels: Crags Lodge Historic (300 Riverside Drive), Jurgens Robert (1450 Big Thompson Avenue), Bugle Pointe On Fall River (1516 Fish Hatchery Road), Glacier Lodge (2166 State Highway 66), A Telemark Resort Cottages (650 Moraine Avenue), Comfort Inn Estes Park (1450 Big Thompson Avenue), All Budget Inn & Suites (945 Moraine Avenue), Anniversary Inn Bed & Breakfast (1060 Marys Lake Road), Evergreens On Fall River (1500 Fish Hatchery Road).

Larimer 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 Estes Park and their reported violations in the past:

ESTES PARK TOWN OF (Population served: 16,022, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-20-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2008)
  • One regular monitoring violation
ROCKY MOUNTAIN GATEWAY (Population served: 686, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
RIDE A KART FAMILY FUN CENTER (Population served: 151, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
OLYMPUS LODGE (Population served: 133, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
WILDWOOD INN (Population served: 116, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
TRAILS END FOR GIRLS (Population served: 80, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-22-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2007), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2007)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-13-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2008)

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

  • TWIN OWLS CG (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WILD BASIN ES (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WIND RIVER RANCH WS (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TRAILS END FOR BOYS (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
  • DELLA TERRA (Population served: 71, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WHISPERING PINES COTTAGES (Population served: 44, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WORKSHIRE LODGE (Population served: 39, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PARK ENTRANCE MUTUAL PIPELINE AND WC (Population served: 38, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.1 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.9%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
37 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
42 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Estes Park (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Estes Park: St Vrain Center at 501 South St Vrain, branch established on 1998/06/25; First National Bank Of Estes Park at 241 Park Lane, branch established on 1965/01/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $110.6 mil, Deposits: $98.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First National Financial Corporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Estes Park Branch at 363 East Elkhorn Avenue, branch established on 1908/02/20. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Bank of Colorado: Estes Park Branch at 533 Big Thompson Avenue, branch established on 1986/06/20. 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: Hillcrest Bank - Estes Park Retireme at 1901 Ptarmigan Trail, branch established on 2006/11/28. 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.
  • KeyBank National Association: Estes Park Branch at 541 Big Thompson Avenue, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp

For population 15 years and over in Estes Park:

Marital status in Estes Park, CO
  • Never married: 18.6%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Estes Park:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Estes Park, CO (based on Larimer County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant56,390138
Catholic35,4957
Mainline Protestant17,72138
Other11,90946
Orthodox3702
None177,745-
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: 27
Larimer County:

0.94 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Larimer County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Larimer County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 96
Larimer County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 250
Larimer County:

8.72 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

4.5%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Larimer County:

10.6%
Colorado:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Estes Park:

51.7%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.9%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Estes Park:

21.2%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.9%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Estes Park:

6.9
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.6%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Estes Park:

57.0%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.0%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Estes Park, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 23$135,226$70,5530$0
Other and Unallocable 20$102,161$61,2972$1,952
Police Protection - Officers 20$135,491$81,2950$0
Financial Administration 11$64,943$70,8470$0
Police - Other 11$55,279$60,3040$0
Water Supply 10$64,260$77,1120$0
Streets and Highways 10$61,350$73,6200$0
Parks and Recreation 8$44,537$66,8060$0
Other Government Administration 5$38,526$92,4621$2,046
Housing and Community Development (Local) 4$25,956$77,8680$0
Welfare 3$12,897$51,5881$1,454
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$3,124
Totals for Government 125$740,626$71,1006$8,576

Estes Park government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,260,000 ($514.28)
    Electric Utilities: $614,000 ($96.86)
    Water Utilities: $358,000 ($56.48)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,606,000 ($1830.89)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,402,000 ($852.18)
    Police Protection: $3,738,000 ($589.68)
    Water Utilities: $2,884,000 ($454.96)
    General - Other: $2,180,000 ($343.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,810,000 ($285.53)
    Regular Highways: $1,383,000 ($218.17)
    General Public Buildings: $938,000 ($147.97)
    Financial Administration: $822,000 ($129.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $605,000 ($95.44)
    Central Staff Services: $586,000 ($92.44)
    Natural Resources - Other: $67,000 ($10.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $49,000 ($7.73)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $183,000 ($28.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $148,000 ($23.35)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $1,390,000 ($219.28)
    Regular Highways: $40,000 ($6.31)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,288,000 ($1149.71)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $135,000 ($21.30)

Estes Park government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $728,000 ($114.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $604,000 ($95.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $230,000 ($36.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $893,000 ($140.87)
    General Local Government Support: $463,000 ($73.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,958,000 ($308.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,026,000 ($161.86)
    Interest Earnings: $458,000 ($72.25)
    Rents: $343,000 ($54.11)
    Fines and Forfeits: $101,000 ($15.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,629,000 ($2465.53)
    Water Utilities: $4,072,000 ($642.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,538,000 ($242.63)
    Highways: $302,000 ($47.64)
    Electric Utilities: $243,000 ($38.33)
    Water Utilities: $157,000 ($24.77)
    General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($6.63)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $11,108,000 ($1752.33)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,704,000 ($268.81)
    Other License: $560,000 ($88.34)
    Public Utilities Sales: $513,000 ($80.93)
    Property: $378,000 ($59.63)

Estes Park government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,546,000 ($2294.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,649,000 ($2153.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $897,000 ($141.50)

Estes Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,060,000 ($4742.07)

9.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Colorado average:

10.99%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Larimer County:

0.06%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Weld County, CO  1.20% ($65,659 average AGI)
from Boulder County, CO  0.62% ($54,639)
from Denver County, CO  0.35% ($57,338)


8.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,821 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($272 average AGI)
Larimer County:

0.07%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Weld County, CO  1.73% ($55,463 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.44% ($57,204)
to Boulder County, CO  0.42% ($48,114)
Businesses in Estes Park, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike3
Best Western1RadioShack1
Big O Tires1Rodeway Inn1
Comfort Inn1Starbucks2
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Decora Cabinetry1Taco Bell1
Econo Lodge1Travelodge1
FedEx4True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS3
KFC1Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA2
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Estes Park:

  • KEZZ (1470 AM; 1 kW; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: MK, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, 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)
  • KCOL (600 AM; 5 kW; WELLINGTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KHNC (1360 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, CO; Owner: DONALD A. AND SHARON E. WIEDEMAN)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KIIX (1410 AM; 5 kW; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KRKY (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANBY, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Estes Park:

  • KXDC (102.1 FM; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: HIGH PEAK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • K215BE (90.9 FM; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KARS-FM (102.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • K206DB (89.1 FM; FORT COLLINS, ETC., CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY B/CAST ASSOC., INC)
  • KTCL (93.3 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUAD-FM (99.1 FM; WINDSOR, CO; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF FT. COLLINS, INC.)
  • KCSU-FM (90.5 FM; FORT COLLINS, CO; Owner: BOARD OF GOVERNORS OF THE COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Estes Park:

  • K08HL (Channel 8; FALL RIVER, ETC., CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K57AA (Channel 57; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K60ET (Channel 60; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • K35DS (Channel 35; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K67AS (Channel 67; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K48CG (Channel 48; LOVELAND, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K61AA (Channel 61; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K08IS (Channel 8; GLEN HAVEN, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K10JY (Channel 10; GLEN HAVEN, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K12KP (Channel 12; GLEN HAVEN, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K13ON (Channel 13; GLEN HAVEN, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K47EC (Channel 47; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
Estes Park fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Estes Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 167ft / 50.9mTotal length
  • $1,349,000Total costs
  • 63,898Total average daily traffic
  • 2,648Total average daily truck traffic
  • 92,287Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Estes Park, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 111980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Estes Park, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Estes Park)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Estes Park, CO)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (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: 177 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Estes Park)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Estes Park)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$223,92311$245,1804$238,728
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$266,6400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$168,5503$235,2871$352,180
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$340,0500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0028.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$136,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0028.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Estes Park, CO
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Estes Park, CO - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of fires - 50 took place in 2012, and the least - 22 in 2017. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Estes Park, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.3%), and Outside Fires (40.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Estes Park, CO
    • 25347.3%Structure Fires
    • 21540.2%Outside Fires
    • 509.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 173.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Estes Park, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Estes Park, Colorado:

  • Ponderosa Lodge, 1820 Fall Riv Rd, Estes Park, Colorado 80517 , Phone: (970) 586-4233
  • Boulder Brook LTD, 1900 Fall Riv Rd, Estes Park, Colorado 80517 , Phone: (970) 586-0910, Fax: (970) 586-8067
  • The Ridgeline Hotel, 101 South St Vrain Ave, Estes Park, Colorado 80517 , Phone: (970) 586-2332, Fax: (970) 586-2038
  • Comfort Inn, 1450 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, Colorado 80517 , Phone: (970) 586-2358, Fax: (970) 586-4473
  • Ymca Of The Rockies, 2515 Tunnel Rd, Estes Park, Colorado 80511 , Phone: (970) 586-4444, Fax: (970) 586-6078
  • Lake Shore Lodge, 1700 Big Thompson, Estes Park, Colorado 80517 , Phone: (970) 577-6400, Fax: (970) 577-6420
  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 1650 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, Colorado 80517 , Phone: (970) 586-3386, Fax: (970) 586-1945
  • Olympus Lodge, 2365 Big Thompson Ave, Estes Park, Colorado 80517 , Phone: (970) 586-8141
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Estes Park, Colorado
Most common first names in Estes Park, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert4475.0 years
Mary4480.9 years
John4076.7 years
William3577.1 years
Charles3177.0 years
Ruth2982.6 years
Dorothy2685.4 years
George2477.5 years
Helen2381.8 years
James2373.1 years
Most common last names in Estes Park, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1873.9 years
Anderson1284.5 years
Smith1273.6 years
Miller1179.9 years
Wilson1180.3 years
Green1077.2 years
Jones980.6 years
Davis871.8 years
Young873.8 years
Taylor886.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Estes Park, CO
  • 87.6%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Estes Park, CO
  • 54.6%Utility gas
  • 43.5%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Estes Park compared to Colorado state average:

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

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  • #27 (80517) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
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  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
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