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Gunnison County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 17,246 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 13,956 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,770
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,130
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,301
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,616 (it was 2,348 in 2000)
% of renters here:

42%
State:

34%

Land area: 3239 sq. mi.

Water area: 20.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 5 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Gunnison County: 96.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (19.2%), Educational, health and social services (18.1%), Retail trade (15.6%), Construction (13.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 73%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Gunnison County, CO (2019)
    • 14,87486.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,6469.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3051.8%Two or more races
    • 1600.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 680.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 590.3%Asian alone
    • 310.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 200.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 9,364  (54.3%)
Females: 7,882  (45.7%)
Average household size:
Gunnison County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,328 ($36,916 in 1999)
This county:

$60,328
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $944 (lower quartile is $712, upper quartile is $1,318)
This county:

$944
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $422,186 (it was $179,700 in 2000)
Gunnison:

$422,186
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $291,486 - $673,754

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $575,500
Here:

$575,500
State:

$487,835

Townhouses or other attached units: $395,535
Here:

$395,535
State:

$416,827

In 2-unit structures: $534,638
Here:

$534,638
State:

$483,371

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $332,208
Here:

$332,208
State:

$319,497

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $300,841
Here:

$300,841
State:

$375,475

Mobile homes: $67,115
Here:

$67,115
State:

$102,984

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,704
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $414

Institutionalized population: 48

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 19
  • Auto thefts: 5

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 25
  • Auto thefts: 6
Gunnison County, CO map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 168 buildings, average cost: $134,000
  • 1998: 204 buildings, average cost: $153,700
  • 1999: 281 buildings, average cost: $160,800
  • 2000: 208 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 2001: 173 buildings, average cost: $162,100
  • 2002: 167 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2003: 149 buildings, average cost: $190,300
  • 2004: 190 buildings, average cost: $222,300
  • 2005: 222 buildings, average cost: $216,900
  • 2006: 237 buildings, average cost: $301,000
  • 2007: 179 buildings, average cost: $284,000
  • 2008: 84 buildings, average cost: $274,500
  • 2009: 87 buildings, average cost: $250,600
  • 2010: 71 buildings, average cost: $255,300
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $328,300
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $418,200
  • 2013: 63 buildings, average cost: $373,800
  • 2014: 58 buildings, average cost: $349,300
  • 2015: 93 buildings, average cost: $295,800
  • 2016: 103 buildings, average cost: $281,200
  • 2017: 140 buildings, average cost: $292,800
  • 2018: 169 buildings, average cost: $328,200
  • 2019: 110 buildings, average cost: $375,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Gunnison, CO residents
Average permit cost in Gunnison, CO
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,581 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,592 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Gunnison, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Gunnison, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Gunnison, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.1%
Gunnison County:

12.1%
Colorado:

9.3%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.8% for American Indian residents, 94.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 32.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 34.9 years old
(Males: 34.6 years old, Females: 35.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 37.6 years old, Black residents: 19.3 years old, American Indian residents: 55.7 years old, Asian residents: 43.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.9 years old, Other race residents: 31.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Gunnison County is $551 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $716 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $991 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gunnison, Crested Butte, Mount Crested Butte, Somerset, Sapinero, Pitkin, Marble.

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

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Neighboring counties: Calvert County, Maryland , Cumberland County, Illinois , Fairfax County, Virginia , Kit Carson County , Tucker County, West Virginia , Page County, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
Colorado:

6.2%

Unemployment by year in Gunnison, CO
County total employment by year in Gunnison, CO
County average yearly wages by year in Gunnison, CO

Current college students: 2,556
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 98.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 58.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 637 (54.0% naturalized citizens)

Gunnison County:

3.7%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1352010 or later
  • 1472000 to 2009
  • 1901990 to 1999
  • 591980 to 1989
  • 611970 to 1979
  • 79Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 95.6%

Gunnison County marital status for males Gunnison County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,941
  • One, attached: 361
  • Two: 716
  • 3 or 4: 538
  • 5 to 9: 704
  • 10 to 19: 652
  • 20 to 49: 422
  • 50 or more: 297
  • Mobile homes: 598
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Gunnison County with a mortgage: 2,546 (60 second mortgage, 174 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,733

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Gunnison County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,1572
Evangelical Protestant1,12112
Mainline Protestant4914
Other3263
None9,229-
Gunnison County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Gunnison County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Gunnison County:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

30.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Gunnison County:

3.7%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Gunnison County:

15.2%
State:

18.4%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.7%
State:

9.6%

Agriculture in Gunnison County:

Average size of farms: 890 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $49,133
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $39.16
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,255
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.15%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 89.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $116,663
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.72%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.00

Earthquake activity:

Gunnison County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1049% 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 453.2 miles away from Gunnison County 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 516.9 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 574.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 165.2 miles away from the county 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 372.1 miles away from Gunnison County center
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 17, 2003 to March 20, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3185: April 09, 2003, FEMA Id: 3185, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Colorado Wiley Ridge Fire, Incident Period: June 23, 2002 to June 28, 2002, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 23, 2002, FEMA Id: 2431, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado SEVERE STORMS, MUDSLIDES, LANDSLIDES, FLOODING, Incident Period: July 27, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-719: July 27, 1984, FEMA Id: 719, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Drought, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3025: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3025, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Colorado FLOODING, LANDSLIDES, Incident Period: July 06, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-396: July 06, 1973, FEMA Id: 396, Natural disaster type: Landslide, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Gunnison County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Gunnison

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,367 (56.2%)
  • Carpooled: 1,133 (11.9%)
  • Bus: 529 (5.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 23 (0.2%)
  • Bicycle: 462 (4.8%)
  • Walked: 1,611 (16.9%)
  • Worked at home: 431 (4.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Construction (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Construction (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (35%)
  • Argentina (13%)
  • England (12%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Ireland (4%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Gunnison County


  • German (16%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • European (6%)
  • English (6%)
  • American (6%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Gunnison County, Colorado in 2000:

  • 878 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 33 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 12 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 8 people in unknown juvenile institutions

People in group quarters in Gunnison County, Colorado in 2010:

  • 725 people in college/university student housing
  • 45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 41 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 36 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $63,661.

10.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($60,210 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.51%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.63% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($21,969 average AGI)
5.88% relocated from other states ($38,239 average AGI)
Gunnison County:

5.88%
Colorado average:

4.99%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Denver County, CO  0.51% ($63,758 average AGI)
from Boulder County, CO  0.43% ($98,893)
from El Paso County, CO  0.37% ($46,667)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.34% ($57,136)
from Larimer County, CO  0.31% ($39,550)


9.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($45,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.71% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($21,129 average AGI)
5.09% relocated to other states ($24,289 average AGI)
Gunnison County:

5.09%
Colorado average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  0.58% ($70,459 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.42% ($44,519)
to El Paso County, CO  0.37% ($24,917)
to Larimer County, CO  0.34% ($24,364)
to Mesa County, CO  0.34% ($44,318)
to Arapahoe County, CO  0.33% ($34,667)
to Montrose County, CO  0.31% ($31,350)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Births per 1000 population in Gunnison County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 4.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Gunnison County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Gunnison County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 10.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Gunnison County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Gunnison County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gunnison County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gunnison County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Gunnison County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Gunnison County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,273 (1,133 aged, 140 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 408 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Gunnison County, Colorado in 1999 - 2019:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,246
  • Male householders: 3,875 (1,535 living alone), Female householders: 3,011 (773 living alone)
  • 2,858 spouses (2,830 opposite-sex spouses), 543 unmarried partners, (517 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,602 children (3,446 natural, 95 adopted, 56 stepchildren), 104 grandchildren, 259 brothers or sisters, 41 parents, 0 foster children, 73 other relatives, 1,969 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 851

Size of family households: 1,920 2-persons, 597 3-persons, 719 4-persons, 215 5-persons, 32 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,291 1-person, 897 2-persons, 129 3-persons, 66 4-persons.

2,089 married couples with children.
706 single-parent households (122 men, 584 women).

88.7% of residents of Gunnison speak English at home.
8.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $98,221,000 ($6,934 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,806,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $19,557,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,874,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $25,000
Federal grants: $15,689,000
Federal procurement contracts: $48,316,000 ($174,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,760,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,643,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,149,000
Federal Government insurance: $30,021,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 923
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 375
Here:

26 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +108
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -365
Here -26 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Gunnison County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.25 millions of gallons per day (48% from ground, 52% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

4.0

Year house built in Gunnison County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Gunnison County, Colorado
  • 2342014 or later
  • 1352010 to 2013
  • 2,1662000 to 2009
  • 2,2191990 to 1999
  • 2,2221980 to 1989
  • 2,5731970 to 1979
  • 8261960 to 1969
  • 3931950 to 1959
  • 1871940 to 1949
  • 1,0931939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Gunnison County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gunnison County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gunnison County, Colorado
  • 171 room
  • 1762 rooms
  • 3733 rooms
  • 7404 rooms
  • 7735 rooms
  • 8526 rooms
  • 4747 rooms
  • 4638 rooms
  • 4389+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gunnison County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gunnison County, Colorado
  • 551 room
  • 3462 rooms
  • 9123 rooms
  • 7364 rooms
  • 2035 rooms
  • 1786 rooms
  • 1167 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 639+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Gunnison County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gunnison County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Gunnison County, Colorado
  • 17no bedroom
  • 3341 bedroom
  • 1,0492 bedrooms
  • 1,9323 bedrooms
  • 7194 bedrooms
  • 1985+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gunnison County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gunnison County, Colorado
  • 66no bedroom
  • 5971 bedroom
  • 1,0762 bedrooms
  • 7563 bedrooms
  • 924 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Gunnison County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Gunnison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gunnison County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 32no vehicle
  • 9921 vehicle
  • 1,7862 vehicles
  • 8863 vehicles
  • 4664 vehicles
  • 1115+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Gunnison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Gunnison County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 215no vehicle
  • 1,0471 vehicle
  • 9182 vehicles
  • 2373 vehicles
  • 1644 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

76.3% of Gunnison County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Colorado.

Gunnison County:

76.3%
State average:

82.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,752
  • Other state: 9,428
  • Northeast: 2,297
  • Midwest: 3,101
  • South: 2,105
  • West: 1,942
Year householders moved into unit in Gunnison County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gunnison County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 20.1%Electricity
  • 15.7%Wood
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.7%Electricity
  • 43.9%Utility gas
  • 6.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

3.8%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 58
Here:

7.9%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 195
Here:

8.4%
Colorado:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Gunnison County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,096,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $27,122,000
    Other: $1,792,000
    Air Transportation: $1,324,000
    Solid Waste Management: $817,000
    Sewerage: $505,000
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $24,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $25,886,000
    Regular Highways: $14,791,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,261,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,136,000
    Police Protection: $3,311,000
    Financial Administration: $1,931,000
    General - Other: $1,755,000
    Health - Other: $1,641,000
    Air Transportation: $1,276,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,145,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $981,000
    General Public Buildings: $724,000
    Parks and Recreation: $596,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $480,000
    Sewerage: $302,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Water Utilities: $201,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $134,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,683,000
    General Local Government Support: $362,000
    Other: $317,000
    Air Transportation: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $342,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $142,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,123,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,555,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,996,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $798,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $885,000
    Hospitals: $610,000
    Water Utilities: $286,000
    Air Transportation: $191,000
    Sewerage: $74,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,610,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $322,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,961,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,955,000
    Highways: $3,206,000
    Other: $2,714,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,002,000
    Health and Hospitals: $279,000
    Housing and Community Development: $151,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,650,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,129,000
    Other License: $332,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,937,000

Gunnison County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,096,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $27,122,000
    Other: $1,792,000
    Air Transportation: $1,324,000
    Solid Waste Management: $817,000
    Sewerage: $505,000
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $24,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $25,886,000
    Regular Highways: $14,791,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,261,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,136,000
    Police Protection: $3,311,000
    Financial Administration: $1,931,000
    General - Other: $1,755,000
    Health - Other: $1,641,000
    Air Transportation: $1,276,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,145,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $981,000
    General Public Buildings: $724,000
    Parks and Recreation: $596,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $480,000
    Sewerage: $302,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Water Utilities: $201,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $134,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,683,000
    General Local Government Support: $362,000
    Other: $317,000
    Air Transportation: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $342,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $142,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,123,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,555,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,996,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $798,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $885,000
    Hospitals: $610,000
    Water Utilities: $286,000
    Air Transportation: $191,000
    Sewerage: $74,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,610,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $322,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,961,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,955,000
    Highways: $3,206,000
    Other: $2,714,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,002,000
    Health and Hospitals: $279,000
    Housing and Community Development: $151,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,650,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,129,000
    Other License: $332,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,937,000

Gunnison County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,096,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $27,122,000
    Other: $1,792,000
    Air Transportation: $1,324,000
    Solid Waste Management: $817,000
    Sewerage: $505,000
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $24,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $25,886,000
    Regular Highways: $14,791,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,261,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,136,000
    Police Protection: $3,311,000
    Financial Administration: $1,931,000
    General - Other: $1,755,000
    Health - Other: $1,641,000
    Air Transportation: $1,276,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,145,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $981,000
    General Public Buildings: $724,000
    Parks and Recreation: $596,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $480,000
    Sewerage: $302,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Water Utilities: $201,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $134,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,683,000
    General Local Government Support: $362,000
    Other: $317,000
    Air Transportation: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $342,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $142,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,123,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,555,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,996,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $798,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $885,000
    Hospitals: $610,000
    Water Utilities: $286,000
    Air Transportation: $191,000
    Sewerage: $74,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,610,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $322,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,961,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,955,000
    Highways: $3,206,000
    Other: $2,714,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,002,000
    Health and Hospitals: $279,000
    Housing and Community Development: $151,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,650,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,129,000
    Other License: $332,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,937,000

Gunnison County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,096,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $27,122,000
    Other: $1,792,000
    Air Transportation: $1,324,000
    Solid Waste Management: $817,000
    Sewerage: $505,000
    Housing and Community Development: $171,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $24,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $25,886,000
    Regular Highways: $14,791,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,261,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,136,000
    Police Protection: $3,311,000
    Financial Administration: $1,931,000
    General - Other: $1,755,000
    Health - Other: $1,641,000
    Air Transportation: $1,276,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,145,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $981,000
    General Public Buildings: $724,000
    Parks and Recreation: $596,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $480,000
    Sewerage: $302,000
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000
    Water Utilities: $201,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $134,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,683,000
    General Local Government Support: $362,000
    Other: $317,000
    Air Transportation: $73,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $45,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $342,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $142,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,123,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,123,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,555,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,996,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $798,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $885,000
    Hospitals: $610,000
    Water Utilities: $286,000
    Air Transportation: $191,000
    Sewerage: $74,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,610,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $322,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,961,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $3,955,000
    Highways: $3,206,000
    Other: $2,714,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,002,000
    Health and Hospitals: $279,000
    Housing and Community Development: $151,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,650,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,129,000
    Other License: $332,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000
    Other Selective Sales: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,937,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 49
  • Number of aged recipients: 8
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 41
  • Number of recipients under 18: 3
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 34
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 12
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 31
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 15
Most common first names in Gunnison County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert5971.3 years
Mary5879.1 years
John5679.5 years
William5374.3 years
George3578.1 years
Margaret3383.5 years
Donald3265.0 years
Dorothy2981.3 years
Frank2881.7 years
Charles2877.0 years
Most common last names in Gunnison County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3873.4 years
Miller2367.9 years
Johnson1972.4 years
Guerrieri1881.1 years
Hall1870.6 years
Williams1562.5 years
Davis1473.6 years
Watson1276.3 years
Martin1281.7 years
Spann1286.3 years
Businesses in Gunnison County, CO
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Pizza Hut1
Ace Hardware1Quality1
Budget Car Rental1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Rodeway Inn1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Safeway1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx9Starbucks1
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
Kroger1True Value2
Lane Furniture1U-Haul2
MasterBrand Cabinets4UPS8
McDonald's1Vans1
New Balance1Vons1
Nike3Walmart1

Gunnison County on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"