Vail, Colorado

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Population in 2017: 5,483 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.0%
 
Males: 3,073  (56.1%)
Females: 2,410  (43.9%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Colorado median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 81657.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $82,994 (it was $56,680 in 2000)
Vail:

$82,994
CO:

$69,117

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $64,064 (it was $42,390 in 2000)

Vail town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $742,911 (it was $340,900 in 2000)
Vail:

$742,911
CO:

$348,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: over $1,000,000; detached houses: over $1,000,000; townhouses or other attached units: over $1,000,000; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $356,519; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $529,144

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,615.

March 2019 cost of living index in Vail: 107.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.1%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.6% for Black residents, 3.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Vail, CO (2010)
    • 4,71788.9%White alone
    • 3907.4%Hispanic
    • 911.7%Asian alone
    • 500.9%Two or more races
    • 310.6%Black alone
    • 160.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone
    • 20.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Vail 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 Vail, Colorado as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Vail is 1,848 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Vail by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
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)
2
(42.7)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(83.6)
1
(20.9)
1
(18.5)
2
(37.4)
1
(19.1)
3
(56.4)
6
(112.4)
3
(54.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(36.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(64.1)
2
(42.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(213.6)
10
(213.9)
9
(194.7)
9
(189.1)
14
(292.7)
12
(250.3)
15
(277.9)
20
(374.3)
17
(324.4)
6
(112.9)
17
(318.5)
8
(145.6)
6
(108.8)
16
(290.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
31
(662.3)
32
(684.3)
25
(540.9)
35
(735.3)
36
(752.7)
42
(876.1)
32
(592.9)
22
(411.8)
16
(305.3)
22
(413.8)
16
(299.8)
27
(491.3)
23
(417.0)
21
(381.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
356
(7,605)
339
(7,250)
245
(5,301)
320
(6,723)
324
(6,774)
301
(6,279)
280
(5,188)
252
(4,716)
251
(4,789)
233
(4,383)
255
(4,778)
247
(4,494)
209
(3,789)
179
(3,248)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(256.4)
15
(320.8)
11
(238.0)
11
(231.1)
10
(209.1)
3
(62.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(112.3)
8
(152.6)
9
(169.3)
6
(112.4)
9
(163.8)
15
(271.9)
5
(90.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(64.1)
1
(21.4)
2
(43.3)
1
(21.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)467.2436.3307.9376.7513.9384.2319.4331.3305.3291.2374.7300.0224.3256.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Vail, CO

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 51 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.54
Colorado average:

2.17
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Ancestries: English (10.7%), German (10.2%), Irish (9.6%), Italian (9.6%), American (8.4%), Norwegian (6.2%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1966

Elevation: 8380 feet

Land area: 4.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,209 people per square mile   (low).

Vail, Colorado map

645 residents are foreign born (7.4% Europe, 1.2% Africa).

This town:

11.5%
Colorado:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,878 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,633 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (64.3 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (67.3 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (528.1 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Minturn, CO (2.2 miles ),
Eagle-Vail, CO (2.6 miles ),
Avon, CO (2.9 miles ),
Red Cliff, CO (2.9 miles ),
Edwards, CO (3.5 miles ),
Frisco, CO (3.8 miles ),
Copper Mountain, CO (3.8 miles ),
Silverthorne, CO (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 39.64 N, Longitude: 106.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,872 (+104.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,951 (73.4%)

Area code: 970

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

Vail tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.2%
Colorado:

3.0%
Historical population in Vail, CO
Historical housing units in Vail, CO

Population change in the 1990s: +743 (+19.6%).
Most common industries in Vail, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (33.4%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.2%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.0%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (35.5%)
  • Construction (12.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.4%)
  • Sporting goods, camera, hobby & toy stores (5.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.9%)
  • Health care (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (30.0%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.5%)
  • Construction (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Vail, CO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (3.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (14.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)

Average climate in Vail, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Vail-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 490.8 miles away from Vail center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.3 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 359.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 592.1 miles away from Vail 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 216.3 miles away from Vail center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 323.3 miles away from Vail center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Eagle County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Main business address for: BOOTH CREEK SKI HOLDINGS INC (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION), VAIL BANKS INC (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Vail:

  • VAIL VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 181 W MEADOW DRIVE)

Heliports located in Vail:

Amtrak station:

VAIL (241 S. FRONTAGE RD.) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vail:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 52 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 61 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 64 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 65 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 68 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • Regis University (about 72 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 72 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 6,619)

Private high school in Vail:

Public elementary/middle school in Vail:

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Library in Vail:

  • VAIL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $873,108; Location: 292 W MEADOW DR; 42,712 books; 10,011 e-books; 6,266 audio materials; 6,288 video materials; 21 local licensed databases; 29 state licensed databases; 316 print serial subscriptions; 7 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Vail: Vail Fire Department West Vail Station (A), Vail Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Vail include: BOOTH CREEK SKI HOLDINGS INC (A), VAIL BANKS INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Black Gore Creek (A), Booth Creek (B), Pitkin Creek (C), Bighorn Creek (D), Spraddle Creek (E), Red Sandstone Creek (F), Middle Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Colorado Ski Museum (231 South Frontage Road East) (1), Vail Hotel & Condo Reservations (Ski & Helicopter Tours; PO Box 924) (2), ColoradoNet (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 500 East Lionshead Mall Suite 31) (3), Vail Recreation District - Nature Center Summer (Nature Centers; 1778 Vail Valley Drive) (4), Vail Jazz Festival (141 East Meadow Drive) (5), Vail Information Bureau (100 East Meadow Drive) (6), BEWI Productions (Tours & Charters; 100 East Meadow Drive Suite 7A) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Antlers at Vail Condominiums & Conference Center (680 Lionshead Place) (1), FSC Securities Corporation (Box Box # 1206) (2), Austria Haus Club & Hotel (242 East Meadow Drive) (3), Destination Resorts Vail (610 West Lionshead Circle) (4), A 1 Reservations (143 E Meadow Dr Suite 250) (5), Galatyn Lodge (365 Vail Valley Drive) (6), Best Western the Fabulous Vailglo Lodge (701 West Lionshead Circle) (7), Fallridge at Vail (1650 East Vail Valley Drive) (8), Holiday Inn & Suites Apex Vail (2211 North Frontage Road West) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Vail Town Government - Municipal Court (75 South Frontage Road West) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: J. P. Testwuide - Ice hockey player, Marjean Holden - Actor, Mikaela Shiffrin - Alpine skier, Mike Testwuide - Ice hockey player, Buddy Lazier - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Oct 31, 1967).

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

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

EAGLE RIVER WSD (Population served: 29,123, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
PETES BOWL BLUE SKY BASIN (Population served: 505, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NOVA GUIDES LODGE CAMP HALE (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • VAIL ASSOC FAR E SHELTER (Population served: 1,860, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VAIL ASSOC BLUE SKY BASIN WARMING HUT (Population served: 1,000, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

35.2%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.4%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
9 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000
4 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Vail (2011 data):

  • FirstBank: West Vail Branch, Detached Facility, Vail Branch. Info updated 2011/12/05: Bank assets: $11,597.1 mil, Deposits: $10,530.4 mil, headquarters in Lakewood, CO, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 130 total offices, Holding Company: Firstbank Holding Company
  • Millennium Bank: Vail Messenger Service at 211 1 North Frontage Rd., West Suite A, branch established on 2008/09/02; at 2111 North Frontage Road West, Suite A, branch established on 2005/06/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $256.7 mil, Deposits: $228.6 mil, headquarters in Edwards, CO, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Millennium Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Vail Main Branch at 108 South Frontage Road West, branch established on 1977/12/12; Vail Village Branch at 302 Hansen Ranch Road, branch established on 1986/09/29. 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
  • Alpine Bank: Vail Branch at 141 East Meadow Drive, branch established on 1995/11/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,256.5 mil, Deposits: $1,918.7 mil, headquarters in Glenwood Springs, CO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 43 total offices, Holding Company: Alpine Banks Of Colorado

For population 15 years and over in Vail:

Marital status in Vail, CO
  • Never married: 52.0%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

For population 25 years and over in Vail:

  • High school or higher: 99.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 59.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.0
Colorado average:

11.3

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic11,3736
Evangelical Protestant2,19918
Mainline Protestant1,6276
Other8826
None36,116-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Eagle County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 121
This county:

23.78 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

3.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.3%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Vail:

47.2%
State:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vail:

44.9%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.4
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.4%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vail:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Vail:

28.9%
State:

33.3%

General health condition:
Vail:

58.2%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.3%
State:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vail, CO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 37$274,448$89,0100$0
Police Protection - Officers 36$378,540$126,1800$0
Firefighters 26$250,706$115,7100$0
Streets and Highways 19$142,847$90,2190$0
Financial Administration 13$125,248$115,6140$0
Local Libraries 9$67,245$89,6604$4,472
Judicial and Legal 1$10,716$128,5920$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$6,144
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 141$1,249,750$106,36213$10,616

Vail government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $6,237,000 ($1137.52)
    Regular Highways: $3,171,000 ($578.33)
    General Public Buildings: $727,000 ($132.59)
    Health - Other: $544,000 ($99.22)
    Central Staff Services: $427,000 ($77.88)
    Housing and Community Development: $405,000 ($73.86)
    Parking Facilities: $356,000 ($64.93)
    Natural Resources - Other: $341,000 ($62.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $230,000 ($41.95)
    Transit Utilities: $4,000 ($0.73)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $8,623,000 ($1572.68)
    Police Protection: $4,879,000 ($889.84)
    Transit Utilities: $4,856,000 ($885.65)
    Central Staff Services: $4,427,000 ($807.40)
    General Public Buildings: $4,026,000 ($734.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,724,000 ($679.19)
    Regular Highways: $3,418,000 ($623.38)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,599,000 ($474.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,570,000 ($286.34)
    Parking Facilities: $1,205,000 ($219.77)
    Financial Administration: $1,029,000 ($187.67)
    Libraries: $826,000 ($150.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $676,000 ($123.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $645,000 ($117.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $578,000 ($105.42)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $465,000 ($84.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $645,000 ($117.64)
    Transit Utilities: $360,000 ($65.66)
    Parking Facilities: $156,000 ($28.45)
    Police Protection: $83,000 ($15.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $40,000 ($7.30)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($4.01)

Vail government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parking Facilities: $4,949,000 ($902.61)
    Other: $2,889,000 ($526.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $472,000 ($86.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($4.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $168,000 ($30.64)
    Other: $4,000 ($0.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $4,654,000 ($848.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,337,000 ($426.23)
    Rents: $1,954,000 ($356.37)
    Interest Earnings: $406,000 ($74.05)
    Fines and Forfeits: $262,000 ($47.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $733,000 ($133.69)
    Other: $626,000 ($114.17)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $25,585,000 ($4666.24)
    Property: $12,070,000 ($2201.35)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $6,966,000 ($1270.47)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,764,000 ($868.87)
    Other: $3,378,000 ($616.09)
    Other License: $2,075,000 ($378.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,108,000 ($202.08)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $321,000 ($58.54)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $74,000 ($13.50)
    Motor Vehicle License: $29,000 ($5.29)

Vail government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,310,000 ($1880.36)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,820,000 ($1790.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $490,000 ($89.37)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $82,188,000 ($14989.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,497,000 ($273.03)

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

Here:

10.25%
Colorado average:

10.99%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Pitkin County, CO  0.71% ($85,975 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  0.67% ($74,792)
from Garfield County, CO  0.60% ($53,109)


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

Here:

10.30%
Colorado average:

9.96%

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

0.29%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Garfield County, CO  0.88% ($68,569 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.77% ($88,206)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.55% ($80,632)
Businesses in Vail, CO
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike4
Decora Cabinetry2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
FedEx6Safeway1
H&R Block1Starbucks3
Haagen-Dazs1Subway2
Holiday Inn1UPS5
Kroger1Vans2
Marriott4Vons1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Strongest AM radio stations in Vail:

  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRKY (930 AM; 5 kW; GRANBY, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vail:

  • KZYR (97.7 FM; AVON, CO; Owner: COOL RADIO, LLC)
  • KSKE-FM (104.7 FM; VAIL, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KPRE (89.9 FM; VAIL, CO; Owner: PUBLIC B/CASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • K226AH (93.1 FM; FRISCO, CO; Owner: KRYSTAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KYSL (93.9 FM; FRISCO, CO; Owner: KRYSTAL BROADCASTING, INCORPORATED)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K207CK (89.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: SUMMIT PUBLIC RADIOSUMMIT FOUNDATION)
  • K202CV (88.3 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KRKM (106.3 FM; KREMMLING, CO; Owner: GRAND COUNTY WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KDNK (90.5 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: CARBONDALE COMM. ACCESS RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVG (95.5 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • K247AD (97.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR)
  • KLXV (91.9 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZKS-FM2 (105.3 FM; CARBONDALE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBVC (104.1 FM; BUENA VISTA, CO; Owner: HEADWATERS MEDIA, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Vail:

  • K06GT (Channel 6; REDCLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K08CJ (Channel 8; REDCLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K10HG (Channel 10; REDCLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K12CH (Channel 12; REDCLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K62CZ (Channel 62; RED CLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
  • K64DD (Channel 64; REDCLIFF, CO; Owner: TOWN OF RED CLIFF)
Vail fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Vail fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 48Number of bridges
  • 955ft / 291mTotal length
  • $37,564,000Total costs
  • 324,297Total average daily traffic
  • 34,726Total average daily truck traffic
  • 495,569Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Vail, CO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 71960-1969
  • 251970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Vail, CO
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vail)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Vail, CO)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 17 (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: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vail)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vail)

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 39. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 64 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Vail, CO When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (35.6%), and Structure Fires (31.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Vail, CO
    • 19535.6%Outside Fires
    • 17331.6%Structure Fires
    • 15227.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 285.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vail, CO

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Vail, Colorado:

  • Hotel Talisa, Vail, 1300 Westhaven Dr, Vail, Colorado 81657 , Phone: (970) 476-7111, Fax: (970) 479-7025
  • Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, 715 W Lionshead, Vail, Colorado 81657 , Phone: (970) 476-4444, Fax: (970) 479-6961
  • Destination Resorts Vail, 610 W Lionshead Cir, Vail, Colorado 81657 , Phone: (970) 476-1350
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Vail, Colorado
Most common first names in Vail, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Dorothy589.6 years
Mary583.0 years
Robert577.4 years
James476.2 years
John449.5 years
Kathryn469.0 years
Donald341.0 years
Harry389.0 years
George381.6 years
Anne383.3 years
Most common last names in Vail, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson389.7 years
Moretti379.0 years
Donnelly268.5 years
Bishop288.0 years
Brinkmann247.5 years
Anderson288.6 years
Harrison282.0 years
Cofer281.0 years
Kleimer286.5 years
Lane262.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Vail, CO
  • 70.5%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Electricity
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 2.2%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Vail, CO
  • 59.9%Electricity
  • 36.0%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel


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

Vail on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: personal care and service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit(population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 1,000+"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 (81657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #96 (81657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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