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Population in 2012: 5,253 (85% urban, 15% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.9%
 

Males: 3,075  (58.5%)
Females: 2,178  (41.5%)

Median resident age:  35.0 years
Colorado median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 81657.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,546 (it was $56,680 in 2000)
Vail:

$68,546
CO:

$56,765
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $70,479

Vail town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $665,418 (it was $340,900 in 2000)
Vail:

$665,418
CO:

$234,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $1,088,217; Detached houses: $1,478,939; Townhouses or other attached units: $1,370,337; In 2-unit structures: $860,000; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $450,436; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $612,742

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,142.

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  • White alone - 4,717 (88.9%)
  • Hispanic - 390 (7.4%)
  • Asian alone - 91 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 31 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vail: 103.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (13.1%), Irish (12.4%), English (10.7%), United States (5.0%), Russian (4.3%), Italian (3.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 1966

Elevation: 8380 feet

Land area: 4.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,158 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Vail:

  • High school or higher: 99.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 65.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vail town:

  • Never married: 49.3%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

466 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

This town:  8.8%
Colorado:  9.8%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Vail, Colorado as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Vail to the number of sex offenders is 1,051 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,743 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,907 (0.6%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Denver, CO (74.7 miles , pop. 554,636).

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 ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $565,600
  • 1998: 43 buildings, average cost: $403,400
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $488,300
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $302,700
  • 2001: 18 buildings, average cost: $932,800
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $814,200
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $1,078,600
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $593,500
  • 2005: 60 buildings, average cost: $858,900
  • 2006: 42 buildings, average cost: $1,274,900
  • 2007: 44 buildings, average cost: $1,478,500
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $1,539,800
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $611,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $1,772,400
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $1,441,800
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $1,039,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 39.64 N, Longitude: 106.36 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,015 (+94.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 2,214 (63.6%)

Area code: 970

Vail household income distribution Vail home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Vail by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.020.90.00.00.0
Rapes 114021004112
per 100,000 21.521.185.00.042.721.40.00.083.620.918.537.4
Robberies 311132001000
per 100,000 64.521.121.221.564.142.80.00.020.90.00.00.0
Assaults 8188410109914121520
per 100,000 171.9379.1169.985.9213.6213.9194.7189.1292.7250.3277.9374.3
Burglaries 717741333132253536423222
per 100,000 1525.61621.7870.9709.1662.3684.3540.9735.3752.7876.1592.9411.8
Thefts 696599469345356339245320324301280252
per 100,000 14954.912615.89961.87413.07605.27249.85300.76722.76774.06278.75188.14716.5
Auto thefts 26292191215111110306
per 100,000 558.7610.8446.0193.4256.4320.8238.0231.1209.162.60.0112.3
Arson 040131210010
per 100,000 0.084.20.021.564.121.443.321.00.00.018.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 189.4176.8139.388.9107.8100.771.086.9118.688.773.776.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 56 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.05
Colorado average:

2.23

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Vail tourist attractions:

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +743 (+19.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Vail-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1977, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 35.7 miles away from the Vail town center .

On 4/6/1974, a category F1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado 24.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vail-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 63% 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 83.7 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 54.1 miles away from Vail center
On 12/25/1994 at 19:06:07, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 86.3 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 21:48:13, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from Vail center
On 6/20/2002 at 22:17:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Eagle County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 2, 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: 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).

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


Hospital/medical center in Vail:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Vail, CO

Heliports located in Vail:

Amtrak station:

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

Local government website: ci.vail.co.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vail:

  • Colorado School of Mines (about 62 miles; Golden, CO; Full-time enrollment: 4,383)
  • University of Colorado at Boulder (about 64 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 27,408)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 65 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 3,082)
  • Arapahoe Community College (about 72 miles; Littleton, CO; FT enrollment: 2,438)
  • Regis University (about 72 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)
  • Front Range Community College (about 73 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 6,905)
  • Community College of Denver (about 73 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 2,740)

Private high school in Vail:

  • VAIL MOUNTAIN SCHOOL (Students: 362; Location: 3000 BOOTH FALLS RD; Grades: KG - 12)

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)

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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

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

 
Eagle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 16.2. This is significantly better than average.
City:

16.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.5. This is better than average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.5
U.S.:

22.1

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

VAIL ASSOC FAR E SHELTER (Population served: 2760, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2003), St Public Notif received (FEB-12-2003)
PINEY RIVER RANCH (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
PARK MEADOWS LODGE (Address: 1472 MATTERHORN CIRCLE , Population served: 62, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular 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:

  • EAGLE RIVER (Population served: 27100, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • VAIL ASSOC MIDVAIL EAGLE (Address: PO BOX 7, Population served: 8563, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • SHRINE MOUNTAIN INN (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.1%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 23.2% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Vail, CO


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

Vail compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Vail, Colorado:

  • Black Bear Inn, 2405 Elliott Rd, Vail, CO 81657 , Phone: (970) 476-1304
  • Eagle Point, 1500 Matterhorn Cir, Vail, CO 81657 , Phone: (970) 476-6905, Fax: (970) 949-4668
  • Vail Cascade Resort & Spa, 1300 Westhaven Dr, Vail, CO 81657 , Phone: (970) 476-7111, Fax: (970) 479-7025
  • Marriott's Mark Resort, 715 W Lionshead, Vail, CO 81657 , Phone: (970) 476-4444, Fax: (970) 479-6961
  • Apex Vail, 2211 N Frontage Rd, Vail, CO 81657 , Phone: (970) 476-2739, Fax: (970) 476-6089
  • Destination Resorts Vail, 610 W Lionshead Cir, Vail, CO 81657 , Phone: (970) 476-1350
  • Sonnenalp Resort Of Vail, 20 Vail Rd, Vail, CO 81657 , Phone: (970) 476-5656, Fax: (970) 476-1639
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Vail, Colorado

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Vail travel time to work - commute


Vail mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Vail town (based on Eagle County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 33.75%
Here33.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaSouthern Baptist ConventionJewishLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents70.1%4.9%4.7%4.6%3.4%
Congregations23.3%6.7%10.0%3.3%6.7%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.6%2.3%2.2%1.5%3.7%
Congregations10.0%3.3%6.7%3.3%26.7%
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: 15
Eagle County:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

23.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.2%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Eagle County:

13.0%
Colorado:

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

13.3%
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 10$49,699$59,6390$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$4,080
Judicial and Legal 1$4,252$51,0240$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$150,206$64,3740$0
Police - Other 29$108,902$45,0630$0
Firefighters 20$99,481$59,6890$0
Streets and Highways 15$56,682$45,3460$0
Local Libraries 7$26,683$45,7423$2,970
Totals for Government 110$495,905$54,09910$7,050

Vail government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $3,892,000 ($740.91)
    Regular Highways: $479,000 ($91.19)
    General: $283,000 ($53.87)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($3.05)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $6,693,000 ($1274.13)
    Police Protection: $4,494,000 ($855.51)
    Financial Administration: $3,353,000 ($638.30)
    Regular Highways: $2,886,000 ($549.40)
    Transit Utilities: $2,709,000 ($515.71)
    Parking Facilities: $1,495,000 ($284.60)
    Fire Protection: $1,414,000 ($269.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,007,000 ($191.70)
    Libraries: $730,000 ($138.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,083,000 ($206.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,656,000 ($315.25)
    Fire Protection: $673,000 ($128.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $493,000 ($93.85)
    Transit Utilities: $271,000 ($51.59)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($12.18)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($7.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $13,134,000 ($2500.29)

Vail government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $3,686,000 ($701.69)
    Parking Facilities: $1,604,000 ($305.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $512,000 ($97.47)
    Highways: $477,000 ($90.81)
    All Other: $286,000 ($54.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,983,000 ($567.87)
    Interest Earnings: $1,132,000 ($215.50)
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $30,000 ($5.71)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $220,000 ($41.88)
    General Support: $99,000 ($18.85)
    All Other: $30,000 ($5.71)
    Housing & Community Development: $20,000 ($3.81)
    Health & Hospitals: $12,000 ($2.28)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $15,734,000 ($2995.24)
    Property: $5,803,000 ($1104.70)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,977,000 ($376.36)
    NEC: $1,182,000 ($225.01)
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000 ($5.14)

Vail government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,500,000 ($3902.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $19,265,000 ($3667.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,235,000 ($235.10)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $23,822,000 ($4534.93)

13.54% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,732 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.54%
Colorado average:

10.77%

1.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,074 average AGI)
Eagle County:

1.29%
Colorado average:

0.18%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Denver County, CO  0.71% ($48,824 average AGI)
from Pitkin County, CO  0.68% ($141,228)
from Garfield County, CO  0.57% ($64,211)


11.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.81%
Colorado average:

10.03%

0.62% of residents moved to foreign countries ($678 average AGI)
Eagle County:

0.62%
Colorado average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Garfield County, CO  1.02% ($71,077 average AGI)
to Denver County, CO  0.74% ($35,738)
to Pitkin County, CO  0.51% ($47,253)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Vail, Colorado:
  • Fatal accident count: 46
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 63
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 15
  • Fatalities: 50
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 130
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
Colorado average:
  • Fatal accident count: 147
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 66
  • Fatalities: 158
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 391
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 26

See more detailed statistics of Vail fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 37
Total length: 177 meters (581ft)
Total costs: $982,000
Total average daily traffic: 222,566
Total average daily truck traffic: 20,986

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 14
  • 1980-1989: 9
  • 1990-1999: 6
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: 12 (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: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 41 (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: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vail)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Vail)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 44
  • Hazardous Condition: 105
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Vail


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

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
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
Browse common businesses in Vail, CO


Vail on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Accommodation and food services"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal occupations:"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1970s"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit in 2004-2006"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial specialists:"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial managers"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Accommodation and food services"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest tornado activity"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting)"
  • #30 (81657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of New Zealander first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #55 (81657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Australian first ancestries"
  • #81 (81657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Alsatian first ancestries"
  • #87 (81657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of South African first ancestries"
  • #98 (81657) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most hotels or motels in 2005"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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  • Daniel B. Mckenna (17)
  • Daniel Bernard Mckenna (7)
  • Marc J. Philippon (4)
  • Scott W. Nagely (2)
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  • Frederick Robert May (2)
  • Randy Garman (1)
  • Samuel Aaron Katz (1)
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  • Eric Strauch (1)

Total of 51 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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