Grand Lake, Colorado

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Population in 2013: 456 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 289  (63.5%)
Females: 167  (36.5%)
Median resident age:  56.7 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 80447.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,525 (it was $45,096 in 2000)
Grand Lake:

$41,525
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,460 (it was $34,676 in 2000)

Grand Lake town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $403,616 (it was $244,000 in 2000)
Grand Lake:

$403,616
CO:

$240,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $790.

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  • Races in Grand Lake, CO (2010)

    Grand Lake races chart
    • 42389.8%White alone
    • 357.4%Hispanic
    • 81.7%Two or more races
    • 20.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone

Races in Grand Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Grand Lake: 101.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (37.0%), Scottish (11.4%), English (9.0%), United States (4.9%), Irish (4.1%), French (3.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 8437 feet

Land area: 0.95 square miles.

Population density: 482 people per square mile   (low).

Grand Lake,CO real estate house value index trend

Grand Lake, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Grand Lake:

  • High school or higher: 96.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grand Lake town:

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 8.4%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

14 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America).

This town:

4.1%
Colorado:

9.5%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Grand Lake, Colorado as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Grand Lake to the number of sex offenders is 226 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,960 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $490 (0.4%)

Grand Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (33.9 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Adams, CO (51.2 miles , pop. 259,628).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (579.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Granby, CO (3.6 miles ), Allenspark, CO (4.1 miles ), Tabernash, CO (4.2 miles) , Estes Park, CO (4.3 miles ), Upper St. Vrain, CO (4.3 miles ), Hot Sulphur Springs, CO (4.4 miles ), Ward, CO (4.5 miles) , Hidden Lake, CO (4.6 miles) .

Latitude: 40.25 N, Longitude: 105.82 W

Area code: 970

Grand Lake household income distribution Grand Lake home values distribution

Grand Lake tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.2%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +179 (+66.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (43%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (40%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Grand Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Grand Lake, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Grand Lake-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/15/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the Grand Lake town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/22/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 56.7 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 78 people and caused $147 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grand Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 56% 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 387.1 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 486.8 miles away from Grand Lake 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 148.9 miles away from the city 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 367.2 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 218.2 miles away from Grand Lake 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 318.4 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 Grand County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Fire: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grand Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Grand Lake:

  • HEART OF THE MTNS VOLUNTEER HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; GRANBY, CO)

Amtrak station near Grand Lake:

  • 13 miles: GRANBY (438 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grand Lake:

  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 35 miles; Boulder, CO; Full-time enrollment: 28,328)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 46 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 47 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Front Range Community College (about 49 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 52 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Regis University (about 53 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 54 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)

Public elementary/middle school in Grand Lake:

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Notable locations in Grand Lake: Hilltop Ranger Station (A), West Portal (B), Grand Lake Fire Protection District South Town Station (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Kauffman House Museum (407 Pitkin).

Hotels: Driftwood Lodge (12255 Highway 34), E G'S Garden Grill (1000 Grand Avenue), Black Bear Lodge (12255 USHighway 34), Columbine Cabins (416 Grand Avenue), Grand Lake Lodge (15500 U South Highway 34), Bighorn Lodge (613 Grand Avenue), Lazy Moose Cabins (1005 Lake Avenue).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 50.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

50.8
U.S.:

32.0

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

LAKE FOREST MUTUAL WC (Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-22-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
COLUMBINE LAKE WSD (Population served: 241, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-19-2007), St Public Notif received (JUL-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2008)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2005), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2007)
  • 15 regular monitoring violations
ROADHOUSE BAR AND GRILL (Population served: 204, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
WINDING RIVER RESORT VILLAGE (Population served: 109, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SHOREWOOD SUBD (Population served: 56, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

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

  • GRAND LAKE TOWN OF (Population served: 2,035, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RMNP HEADQUARTERS WEST (Population served: 318, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SODA SPRINGS WA (Population served: 296, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TIMBER CREEK CG (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • T LAZY W MP (Population served: 128, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.5%
(29.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  52.3%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported
3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
5 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Grand Lake compared to Colorado 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Grand Lake (2011 data):

  • Grand Mountain Bank, FSB: Grand Lake Branch at 902 Grand Avenue, branch established on 2003/12/10. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $102.0 mil, Deposits: $93.1 mil, headquarters in Granby, CO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grand Lake, Colorado:

  • Waconda Motel, 725 Grand Ave, Grand Lake, CO 80447 , Phone: (970) 627-8312
  • Gateway Inn, 200 West Portal Rd, Grand Lake, CO 80447 , Phone: (970) 627-2400, Fax: (970) 627-2434
  • America's Best Value Inn Bighorn Lodge, 613 Grand Ave, Grand Lake, CO 80447 , Phone: (970) 627-8101, Fax: (970) 627-8334
  • Black Bear Lodge, 12255 Us Hwy 34, Grand Lake, CO 80447 , Phone: (970) 627-3654
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grand Lake, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Colorado average:

11.4

Grand Lake travel time to work - commute Grand Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Solar energy (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grand Lake town (based on Grand County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,5445
Evangelical Protestant1,09712
Mainline Protestant8195
Other2572
None11,126-
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: 6
Grand County:

4.42 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Grand County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Grand County:

8.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

39.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Grand County:

16.6%
Colorado:

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

6.8%
State:

9.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,408$40,8960$0
Other Government Administration 4$15,742$47,2261$1,120
Streets and Highways 2$7,750$46,5000$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,366$40,3920$0
Water Supply 2$9,638$57,8280$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,274$39,2880$0
Totals for Government 11$43,178$47,1031$1,120

Grand Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $374,000 ($820.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $236,000 ($517.54)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($30.70)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $345,000 ($756.58)
    Police Protection: $156,000 ($342.11)
    Regular Highways: $53,000 ($116.23)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($17.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $53,000 ($116.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $442,000 ($969.30)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($54.82)

Grand Lake government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $50,000 ($109.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $37,000 ($81.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($28.51)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $292,000 ($640.35)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $566,000 ($1241.23)
    Highways: $57,000 ($125.00)
    General Support: $5,000 ($10.96)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $838,000 ($1837.72)
    Property: $147,000 ($322.37)
    Public Utilities: $33,000 ($72.37)
    NEC: $32,000 ($70.18)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($4.39)

Grand Lake government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $450,000 ($986.84)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $986,000 ($2162.28)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $946,000 ($2074.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $431,000 ($945.18)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $40,000 ($87.72)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($41.67)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $180,000 ($394.74)
    End of Fiscal Year: $127,000 ($278.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,131,000 ($2480.26)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $447,000 ($980.26)

9.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010

Here:

9.43%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, CO  0.67% ($36,829 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  0.54% ($55,286)
from Boulder County, CO  0.40% ($50,476)


11.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,993 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.04%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($347 average AGI)
Grand County:

0.24%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  1.07% ($41,298 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.81% ($44,953)
to Larimer County, CO  0.51% ($31,074)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grand Lake:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRKY (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANBY, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, 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)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, 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.)
  • 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)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grand Lake:

  • KXDC (102.1 FM; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: HIGH PEAK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • 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.)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KRKM (106.3 FM; KREMMLING, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KARS-FM (102.9 FM; LARAMIE, WY; Owner: AGM-NEVADA LLC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Grand Lake:

  • K11ET (Channel 11; GRAND LAKE, CO; Owner: GRAND LAKE METRO. RECREATION DIST.)
  • K13EL (Channel 13; GRAND LAKE, CO; Owner: GRAND LAKE METRO. RECREATION DIST.)
  • K57AA (Channel 57; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $998,000Total costs
  • 890Total average daily traffic
  • 29Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,300Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • (Grand Lake) 400 Old Tonahutu Ridge Road (Lat: 40.258306 Lon: -105.825083), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: KNKN408
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/31/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • Grand Lake Lodge, In The Town Of (Lat: 40.258556 Lon: -105.825278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN387
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Christopher Watts, 102 County Road 471 (Lat: 40.247167 Lon: -105.845167), Type: 24.4, Structure height: 08049 m, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 3034233300, Ciwatts@terracon.Com, 10625 W. I-70 FRONTAGE ROAD NORTH Suite- 3
  • Christopher I Watts, 102 County Road 471 (Lat: 40.247167 Lon: -105.845167), Type: 24.4, Structure height: 08049 m, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 3034233300, Ciwatts@terracon.Com, 10625 W. I-70 FRONTAGE ROAD NORTH Suite- 3
  • Christopher Watts, 102 County Road 471 (Lat: 40.247167 Lon: -105.845167), Type: 27.4, Structure height: 08049 m, Overall height: 27.4 m
    Registrant: 3034233300, Ciwatts@terracon.Com, 10625 W. I-70 FRONTAGE ROAD N. Suite- 3
  • Christopher Watts, 102 County Road 471 (Lat: 40.247167 Lon: -105.845167), Type: 27.4, Structure height: 08049 m, Overall height: 27.4 m
    Registrant: 3034233300, Ciwatts@terracon.Com, 10625 W. I-70 FRONTAGE ROAD N. Suite- 3

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • FIRE HOUSE, 201 W Portal Rd (Lat: 40.251417 Lon: -105.832861), Type: Building, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPEH967
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.770 MHz, 154.340 MHz, 151.070 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/31/2003, Expiration Date: 03/10/2014
    Registrant: Grand Lake Fire Protection District, 201 West Portal, Grand Lake, CO 80447, Phone: (970) 627-8428, Fax: (970) 627-9323, Email:
  • E Inlet Dcp 2 Mi Se (Lat: 40.236361 Lon: -105.801111), Structure height: 5 m, Call Sign: KNHK683, Licensee ID: L00007302
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2000, Expiration Date: 09/18/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006
    Registrant: Northern Colorado Water Conservancy District, 1250 N Wilson Ave, Loveland, CO 80537, Phone: (303) 667-2437
  • Lat: 40.256639 Lon: -105.839444, Call Sign: WPSY498
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 451.512 MHz, 451.737 MHz, 456.187 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/29/2011, Expiration Date: 08/08/2021, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:
  • Lat: 40.326639 Lon: -105.817222, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPWD872
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.737 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/04/2012, Expiration Date: 10/24/2022, Certifier: William Hagemann
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MCKENZIE SUB, Mc Kenzie Substation, 1 Mi Sw Of (Lat: 40.247194 Lon: -105.845278), Overall height: 16.8 m, Call Sign: WPOS661
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/16/2019
    Registrant: Utility Telecom Consulting Group, Inc., 1554 St. Paul Street, Denver, CO 80206, Phone: (303) 840-2878, Fax: (303) 840-1028, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grand Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BELL 206B (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: ALLISON 250 SER 250HP (250 HP) (Turbo-shaft)
    N-Number: 1078V , Serial Number: 2923, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 01/23/1980
    Registrant (Co-Owned): F Partnership Dba C, Po Box 1077, Grand Lake, CO 80447, Other Owners: Cheryl Hoese, Fred Hoese
  • Aircraft: HERK DARRELL D RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: SUPERIOR O-360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 151DH , Serial Number: 2915, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Darrell D Herk, Po Box 1529, Grand Lake, CO 80447
  • Aircraft: EGGERT GENE A RV-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: MATTITUCK TMX 360 (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65GE , Serial Number: 23884, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Gene A Eggert, Po Box 2033, Grand Lake, CO 80447, Other Owners: Karen S Eggert
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TIO-540-AK1A (235 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 83LL , Serial Number: T18208511, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/2006
    Registrant (Corporation): Cavu Colorado LLC, Po Box 809, Grand Lake, CO 80447

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 20
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Grand Lake

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grand Lake, CO
Most common first names in Grand Lake, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert873.9 years
William767.7 years
James769.6 years
Fred671.5 years
John671.6 years
Dorothy675.5 years
George469.7 years
Albert375.4 years
Alice368.0 years
Jack369.6 years
Most common last names in Grand Lake, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Howard379.6 years
Bell379.7 years
Zick373.7 years
Ruske385.0 years
Spitzmiller385.7 years
Stephens376.7 years
Kidd289.0 years
Betsch288.0 years
Kemp292.4 years
Brendel274.5 years

Businesses in Grand Lake, CO

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