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Population in 2012: 9,677 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +25.1%
Males: 4,957  (51.2%)
Females: 4,720  (48.8%)

Median resident age:  34.7 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81601.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $53,511 (it was $43,934 in 2000)
Glenwood Springs:

$53,511
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,129

Glenwood Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $406,611 (it was $217,000 in 2000)
Glenwood Springs:

$406,611
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $447,397; Detached houses: $510,452; Townhouses or other attached units: $460,879; In 2-unit structures: $442,937; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $336,798; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $254,711; Mobile homes: $123,560; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $41,130

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,224.

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  • White alone - 6,600 (68.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2,630 (27.3%)
  • Two or more races - 186 (1.9%)
  • Black alone - 102 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 73 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 29 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Glenwood Springs: 93.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: German (13.7%), English (12.8%), Irish (11.6%), Italian (4.9%), United States (3.2%), Scottish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 5763 feet

Land area: 4.80 square miles.

Population density: 2,016 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Glenwood Springs:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glenwood Springs city:

  • Never married: 32.8%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

1,405 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe).

This city:  14.6%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Glenwood Springs, Colorado as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Glenwood Springs to the number of sex offenders is 1,210 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: $1,771 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,390 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (114.9 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (126.6 miles , pop. 554,636).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (492.2 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: No Name, CO (1.5 miles) , Cattle Creek, CO (2.6 miles ), Chacra, CO (2.6 miles ), New Castle, CO (3.3 miles ), Carbondale, CO (3.4 miles ), Catherine, CO (3.6 miles ), Mulford, CO (3.7 miles) , Dotsero, CO (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $277,100
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $277,100
  • 1999: 91 buildings, average cost: $147,200
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2001: 68 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $188,600
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2004: 23 buildings, average cost: $222,600
  • 2005: 28 buildings, average cost: $222,600
  • 2006: 71 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2007: 24 buildings, average cost: $231,800
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $277,100
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $392,700
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $279,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $251,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.54 N, Longitude: 107.33 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,236 (+33.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,193 (57.9%)

Area code: 970

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Crime rates in Glenwood Springs by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 010000100000
per 100,000 0.012.30.00.00.00.011.20.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 6104067643623
per 100,000 75.5123.447.70.069.880.267.444.032.665.920.430.8
Robberies 972411364253
per 100,000 113.386.423.847.511.611.533.766.043.522.051.130.8
Assaults 223525143632314240222827
per 100,000 276.9431.8298.1166.2419.0366.7348.2462.1434.9241.6286.3277.6
Burglaries 836163557661825459404570
per 100,000 1044.7752.6751.2652.7884.5699.1920.9594.1641.4439.3460.1719.6
Thefts 607678495517430449360416459351426431
per 100,000 7640.08365.25902.06135.85004.75145.54043.14577.04990.23855.04355.44431.0
Auto thefts 32211641314326211451229
per 100,000 402.8259.1190.8486.6360.8492.8292.0231.0152.254.9122.7298.1
Arson 124123361222
per 100,000 12.624.747.711.923.334.433.766.010.922.020.420.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 526.3604.2383.7354.3407.5408.4380.8366.6359.3278.7286.4320.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 28 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Colorado average:

2.23

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Glenwood Springs tourist attractions:

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,081 (+16.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Glenwood Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/31/2002 at 18:17:45, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2001 at 22:38:54, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 8.7 miles away from Glenwood Springs 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 6.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/20/1995 at 12:46:16, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.6 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 81.4 miles away from Glenwood Springs center
On 6/20/2002 at 22:17:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 43.9 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 Garfield County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, 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: Scott McInnis - Politician, Blake Paul Neubert - Painter, Jeremy Hubbard - Reporters and correspondent, Ledyard Tucker - Mathematician, Sarah Schleper - Alpine skier, Alice McKennis - Alpine skier.


Hospitals/medical centers in Glenwood Springs:

  • COLUMBINE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 927 COOPER AVENUE)
  • HOSPICE OF THE ROCKIES (Hospital, 826 1/2 GRAND AVE #7)
  • ROARING FORK HOSPICE (Hospital, 1906 BLAKE AVENUE)
  • VALLEY VIEW HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1906 BLAKE AVE)
  • GLEN VALLEY NH (Nursing Home, P O BOX 1179)
  • GRACE HEALTHCARE OF GLENWOOD SPRINGS (Nursing Home, 2305 BLAKE AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Glenwood Springs, CO

Airports and heliports located in Glenwood Springs:


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Amtrak station:

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.ci.glenwood-springs.co.us

Colleges/Universities in Glenwood Springs:

  • Colorado Mountain College (Full-time enrollment: 1,323; Location: 831 Grand Ave.; Public; Website: www.coloradomtn.edu)
  • Glenwood Beauty Academy (FT enrollment: 15; Location: 51241 Hwy 6 and 24 Ste 1; Private, for-profit; Website: glenwoodbeautyacademy.org)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glenwood Springs:

  • Western State College of Colorado (about 73 miles; Gunnison, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,025)
  • Mesa State College (about 73 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 5,126)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 114 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 4,383)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 115 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 117 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 3,082)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 124 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • Regis University (about 124 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)

Public high schools in Glenwood Springs:

Public elementary/middle schools in Glenwood Springs:

Private elementary/middle schools in Glenwood Springs:

  • ST STEPHEN'S CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 162; Location: 414 HYLAND PARK DR; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COLUMBINE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 2314 BLAKE AVE; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Glenwood Springs, School District: ROARING FORK RE-1


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Notable locations in Glenwood Springs: Glenwood Springs Golfcourse (A), Roaring Fork Marketplace (B), Glenwood Springs Train Station (C), Glenwood Springs Town Hall (D), Glenwood Springs Fire Department Station 2 Downtown (E), Glenwood Springs Garfield County Branch Library (F), Visitor Information Center (G), Frontier Historical Society Museum (H), Glenwood Springs Fire Department Station 1 West Glenwood (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Village Plaza Shopping Center (1), Van Rand Shopping Center (2), Glenwood Springs Mall (3), Briargate Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Glenwood Springs include: Saint Stephens Catholic Church (A), First Presbyterian Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Church of Nazarene (E), First Assembly of God (F), Saint Barnabas Episcopal Church (G), Christian Science Society (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rosebud Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Cascade Creek (A), Oasis Creek (B), Mitchell Creek (C), Threemile Creek (D), Roaring Fork River (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Glenwood Springs include: A E Axtell Park (1), Centennial Park (2), Sister Lucy Downey Park (3), Two Rivers Park (4), Hyland Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Frontier Historical Museum (1001 Colorado Avenue), Glenwood Railroad Museum (413 7th Street), Fairy Caves (Caverns; 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road), Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park (Recreation Areas; 51000 Two Rivers Plaza Road), Inner Quest Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 812 Grand Avenue Side), Dragon's Lair (Amusement & Theme Parks; 812 Grand Avenue Side), Makoto (Amusement & Theme Parks; 812 Grand Avenue Side).

Hotels: Hotel Denver (402 Seventh Street), Cedar Lodge Motel Inc (2102 Grand Avenue), Antlers Best Western (171 West 6th Street), Glenwood Springs Victorian B&B (1020 Colorado Avenue), Holiday Inn Exp Glenwood Sprgs (501 West Street), Frontier Lodge (2834 South Glen Avenue), Homestead Inn (52039 Highway 6), Glenwood Springs Silver Spruce Motel (162 West 6th Street), Best Value Inn & Suites - Glenwood Springs (51871 Highway 6).

Courts: Colorado State - Glenwood Springs- Judicial Department District Administr (109 8th Street), Garfield - Courts- Ninth Judicial District (109 8th Street), Colorado State - 9th Judicial District- Ups Coordinator (109 8th Street).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 28.0. This is about average.
City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 24.9. This is about average. There were 15 monitors within city limits.
City:

24.9
U.S.:

22.1
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.2
U.S.:

28.3

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

GLENWOOD SPRINGS CITY OF (Population served: 9428, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
SUNLIGHT MOUNTAIN RESORT (Address: 10901 CR 117 , Population served: 711, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
LAKE CREEK MEADOWS MD (Population served: 350, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
H LAZY F MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2000), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-31-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-03-1998), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-03-1998)
MITCHELL COOPER DITCH PIPELINE (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HOLLAND HILLS METRO DISTRICT (Population served: 225, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
THIRSTY TRUCKING (Address: 323 Park Drive , Population served: 100, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2004)
CRYSTAL VALLEY (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • BELLYACHE RIDGE MD (Address: P.O. Box 1908, Population served: 230, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ASPEN BASALT CG (Address: PO BOX 1823, Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ASPEN BASALT MHP (Address: PO BOX 1823, Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EL ROCKO MHP (Population served: 80, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.1%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.8% for Black residents, 45.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 43.0% for other race residents, 17.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.0%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Glenwood Springs, CO

People in group quarters in Glenwood Springs in 2010:

  • 103 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 8 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Glenwood Springs in 2000:

  • 43 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 17 people in other group homes
  • 8 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Glenwood Springs compared to Colorado state average:

Glenwood Springs, Colorado environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Glenwood Springs (2011 data):

  • Alpine Bank: Downtown Glenwood Springs Branch, Mobile Branches For Gj And Gws, at 2200 Grand Avenue, West Glenwood Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,256.5 mil, Deposits: $1,918.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Banks Of Colorado
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Glenwood Springs Branch at 802 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1887/04/29; Glenwood Springs Rose Branch at 1901 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1955/08/01. 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
  • Vectra Bank Colorado, National Association: Glenwood Springs Branch at 2698 Gilstrap Ct #109, branch established on 2006/07/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,356.9 mil, Deposits: $2,003.6 mil, headquarters in Farmington, NM, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Zions Bancorporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Glenwood Meadows Branch at 205 East Meadows Drive, branch established on 1998/11/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • ANB Bank: Glenwood Springs Branch at 2624 S Grand Ave, branch established on 1990/02/02. Info updated 2012/01/03: Bank assets: $1,746.7 mil, Deposits: $1,394.3 mil, headquarters in Denver, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 35 total offices, Holding Company: Sturm Financial Group, Inc.
  • Bank Midwest, National Association: Glenwood Springs Branch at 1810 Grand Ave, branch established on 2006/10/17. 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.
  • Bank of Colorado: Glenwood Springs Branch at 901 Grand Avenue, branch established on 1963/04/01. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Glenwood Springs, Colorado:

  • The Hotel Denver, 402 Seventh St, Glenwood Springs, CO 80601 , Phone: (970) 945-6565
  • Silver Spruce Motel, 162 W 6TH St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 , Phone: (970) 945-5458, Fax: (970) 945-0367
  • Hot Springs Lodge & Pool, 415 6th St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602 , Phone: (970) 945-6571, Fax: (970) 945-6683
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 51871 Hwy 6 And 24, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 , Phone: (970) 945-6279, Fax: (970) 945-1045
  • Hampton Inn/Garfield Suites, 401 W 1ST St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 , Phone: (970) 947-9400, Fax: (970) 947-9440
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 2650 Gilstrap CT, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 , Phone: (970) 945-5995
  • Holiday Inn Express, 501 W First St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 , Phone: (970) 928-7800, Fax: (970) 928-7880
  • Hotel Colorado, 526 Pine St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 , Phone: (970) 945-6511, Fax: (970) 945-7841
  • 3 other hotels and motels
All 11 fire-safe hotels and motels in Glenwood Springs, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Glenwood Springs travel time to work - commute


Glenwood Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Glenwood Springs city (based on Garfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.86%
Here27.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents44.1%9.8%7.3%4.7%4.4%
Congregations10.2%6.1%8.2%8.2%8.2%
NameNew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurches of ChristOther
Adherents4.2%4.2%3.4%2.7%15.2%
Congregations8.2%4.1%2.0%6.1%38.8%
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: 8
Garfield County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 30
Garfield County:

5.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

15.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.9%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

15.4%
Colorado:

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

8.3%
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 9$42,717$56,9561$914
Other Government Administration 9$53,523$71,3647$3,700
Judicial and Legal 26$27,516$12,7000$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$142,544$61,0900$0
Police - Other 4$14,017$42,0511$1,127
Firefighters 28$112,657$48,2826$2,548
Fire - Other 1$3,427$41,1240$0
Streets and Highways 8$29,738$44,6070$0
Airports 0$0 1$1,202
Solid Waste Management 5$17,247$41,3931$1,359
Sewerage 10$38,045$45,6540$0
Parks and Recreation 17$54,166$38,23587$40,837
Water Supply 5$24,644$59,1460$0
Electric Power 13$60,814$56,1360$0
Transit 1$4,218$50,6160$0
Other and Unallocable 17$74,302$52,44810$10,811
Totals for Government 181$699,575$46,381114$62,498

Glenwood Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,490,000 ($257.31)
    Sewerage: $524,000 ($54.15)
    Parks and Recreation: $444,000 ($45.88)
    Water Utilities: $231,000 ($23.87)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,877,000 ($710.65)
    Police Protection: $2,875,000 ($297.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,647,000 ($273.54)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,926,000 ($199.03)
    Central Staff Services: $1,712,000 ($176.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,556,000 ($160.79)
    Water Utilities: $1,288,000 ($133.10)
    Regular Highways: $1,152,000 ($119.05)
    General - Other: $886,000 ($91.56)
    Sewerage: $884,000 ($91.35)
    Transit Utilities: $697,000 ($72.03)
    Financial Administration: $576,000 ($59.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $401,000 ($41.44)
    General Public Buildings: $225,000 ($23.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $198,000 ($20.46)
    Air Transportation: $120,000 ($12.40)
    Public Welfare - Other: $50,000 ($5.17)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($8.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,139,000 ($117.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,538,000 ($158.93)
    Transit Utilities: $109,000 ($11.26)
    Police Protection: $97,000 ($10.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $92,000 ($9.51)
    Central Staff Services: $42,000 ($4.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $41,000 ($4.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,280,000 ($855.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($4.13)

Glenwood Springs government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $3,278,000 ($338.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,115,000 ($115.22)
    Sewerage: $796,000 ($82.26)
    All Other: $621,000 ($64.17)
    Air Transportation: $142,000 ($14.67)
    Parking Facilities: $42,000 ($4.34)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $17,000 ($1.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $408,000 ($42.16)
    General Local Government Support: $195,000 ($20.15)
    Highways: $69,000 ($7.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,669,000 ($172.47)
    Interest Earnings: $526,000 ($54.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $258,000 ($26.66)
    Rents: $119,000 ($12.30)
    Royalties: $107,000 ($11.06)
    Donations From Private Sources: $50,000 ($5.17)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.52)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,520,000 ($880.44)
    Water Utilities: $1,465,000 ($151.39)
    Transit Utilities: $8,000 ($0.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $403,000 ($41.65)
    Highways: $233,000 ($24.08)
    Transit Utilities: $162,000 ($16.74)
    General Local Government Support: $104,000 ($10.75)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $12,237,000 ($1264.54)
    Property: $1,126,000 ($116.36)
    Other Selective Sales: $572,000 ($59.11)
    Other License: $220,000 ($22.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $166,000 ($17.15)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $58,000 ($5.99)
    Motor Vehicle License: $34,000 ($3.51)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $16,000 ($1.65)

Glenwood Springs government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,625,000 ($3164.72)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,286,000 ($2923.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,339,000 ($241.71)

Glenwood Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,938,000 ($2060.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $462,000 ($47.74)

11.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($54,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.79%
Colorado average:

10.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Eagle County, CO  1.02% ($71,077 average AGI)
from Mesa County, CO  0.90% ($36,248)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.71% ($92,299)


9.18% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,305 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.18%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($374 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.07%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Mesa County, CO  1.51% ($48,260 average AGI)
to Eagle County, CO  0.59% ($64,211)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.39% ($34,306)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glenwood Springs:

  • KGLN (980 AM; 1 kW; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KRGS (690 AM; 1 kW; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRAI (550 AM; 5 kW; CRAIG, CO; Owner: WILD WEST RADIO, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glenwood Springs:

  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • K216ES (91.1 FM; CARDIFF, CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KZKS-FM3 (105.3 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KMTS (99.1 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K244CO (96.7 FM; WEST GLENWOOD SPRING, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST 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)
  • K205AZ (88.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KNFO-FM1 (106.1 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KRVG-FM1 (95.5 FM; WEST GLENWOOD, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • K228DD (93.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: POW, INC.)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K202AB (88.3 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • K252BX (98.3 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K299AC (107.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Glenwood Springs:

  • K42EV (Channel 42; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K05HE (Channel 5; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K06LX (Channel 6; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: ROCKY MT. PUBLIC B/C NETWORK, INC.)
  • K09DC (Channel 9; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K11DI (Channel 11; GLENWOOD SPRINGS,ETC, CO; Owner: GARFIELD COUNTY)
  • K07GD (Channel 7; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • KREG-TV (Channel 3; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K31CW (Channel 31; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPT.)
  • K29CK (Channel 29; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPT.)
  • K54AG (Channel 54; SILT/CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • K52AG (Channel 52; SILT/CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • K38FO (Channel 38; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PIKES PEAK BROADCASTING COMPANY)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 17
Total length: 147 meters (482ft)
Total costs: $1,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 273,557
Total average daily truck traffic: 22,836

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 6
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Glenwood Springs, CO

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Glenwood Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Glenwood Springs, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Glenwood Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Glenwood Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 52 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 62
  • Hazardous Condition: 91
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Glenwood Springs


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

Most common first names in Glenwood Springs, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5777.2 years
Mary4982.7 years
William3871.7 years
James3475.8 years
Robert3168.0 years
Charles3178.4 years
Frank2380.3 years
Elizabeth2381.9 years
Margaret2283.4 years
Dorothy1979.2 years
Most common last names in Glenwood Springs, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1770.9 years
Miller1572.3 years
Williams1576.8 years
Davis1177.7 years
Hill1078.9 years
Cerise1079.9 years
Harris1080.3 years
Wilson1080.5 years
Zancanella977.7 years
Lewis975.0 years
Businesses in Glenwood Springs, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2McDonald's1
AT&T2New Balance1
Arby's1Nike2
Ascend Collection1Office Depot1
AutoZone1Pac Sun1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Payless1
Best Western1Pier 1 Imports1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Curves1Quality1
Dairy Queen1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Famous Footwear1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx5Rue211
GNC2Safeway1
GameStop1Staples1
H&R Block1Starbucks3
Holiday Inn1Subway2
JCPenney1T-Mobile1
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
KFC1Target1
Kmart1The Room Place1
Kroger1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS7
Little Caesars Pizza1Vans2
Lowe's1Village Inn1
Marriott2Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets3Walmart1
Maurices1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Glenwood Springs, CO


Glenwood Springs on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal appearance workers (population 5,000+)"
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  • Gerald E. Boston (5)
  • Michael K. Passmore (4)
  • William M. Zilm (3)
  • Kelsey Bohman (2)
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  • Mike Riley (1)
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  • Laurel D. Raymond (1)

Total of 36 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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