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Pitkin County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2014: 17,626 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 14,872 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,451
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,453
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,021
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,248 (it was 2,786 in 2000)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

34%

Land area: 970 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pitkin County: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.2%), Educational, health and social services (13.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 61%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Pitkin County, Colorado:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (87.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.1%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Colorado median age:  36.0 years
Males: 9,348  (53.0%)
Females: 8,278  (47.0%)

Pitkin County,CO real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pitkin County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $75,047 ($59,375 in 1999)

This county:

$75,047
Colorado:

$63,909

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $1,283 (lower quartile is $881, upper quartile is $1,903)
This county:

$1283
State:

$987


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $710,874 (it was $497,000 in 2000)
Pitkin:

$710,874
Colorado:

$283,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $280,949 - Over $1,872,002
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,023
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $734

Institutionalized population: 17

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 4
  • Burglaries: 16
  • Thefts: 109
  • Auto thefts: 9

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 108
  • Auto thefts: 17
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 101 buildings, average cost: $1,175,500
  • 2008: 80 buildings, average cost: $923,000
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $1,277,900
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $1,611,500
  • 2011: 29 buildings, average cost: $1,989,300
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $1,988,600
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $2,377,500
  • 2014: 64 buildings, average cost: $3,111,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $2,216 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $3,339 (0.3%)

Pitkin County household income distribution in 2009 Pitkin County home values distribution Pitkin County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.9%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.5% for Black residents, 27.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 8.9%
Pitkin County:

8.9%
Colorado:

11.5%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.1% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 1.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 43 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 25 years old, American Indian residents: 34 years old, Asian residents: 23 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 35 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pitkin County is $996 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1311 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1821 a month.

Cities in this county include: Aspen, Snowmass Village, Woody Creek, Redstone, Norrie.

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

2012 air pollution in Pitkin County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.034 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 16.4 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Boone County, Kentucky , Chester County, Pennsylvania , Jersey County, Illinois , Ritchie County, West Virginia , St. Charles County, Missouri .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 659
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 96.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 57.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,617 (36% naturalized citizens)

Pitkin County:

10.9%
Whole state:

8.6%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 518
  • 1990 to 1994: 233
  • 1985 to 1989: 160
  • 1980 to 1984: 134
  • 1975 to 1979: 91
  • 1970 to 1974: 65
  • 1970 to 1974: 97
  • 1965 to 1969: 319
Note: State values scaled to Pitkin County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 91.1%

Pitkin County marital status for males Pitkin County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,567
  • One, attached: 909
  • Two: 379
  • 3 or 4: 646
  • 5 to 9: 1,054
  • 10 to 19: 1,018
  • 20 or more: 1,030
  • Mobile homes: 472
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 21

Housing units in Pitkin County with a mortgage: 1,570 (141 second mortgage, 182 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 588

Here:

72.8% with mortgage
State:

79.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pitkin County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,2342
Other9056
Mainline Protestant5754
Evangelical Protestant4094
None14,025-
Pitkin 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
Pitkin County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Pitkin County:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 55
This county:

36.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pitkin County:

4.5%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Pitkin County:

13.5%
State:

18.4%

Agriculture in Pitkin County:

Average size of farms: 284 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $8,975
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $78.04
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,791
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.69%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 89.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $70,356
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 70.24%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.12
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.78%

Earthquake activity:

Pitkin County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 172% 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 488.9 miles away from Pitkin 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 569.3 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 350.0 miles away from the county center
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 229.1 miles away from the county 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 214.5 miles away from Pitkin County 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 324.0 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 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 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

The number of natural disasters in Pitkin County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (22%)
  • El Salvador (12%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Other Western Europe (6%)
  • Germany (4%)
  • Australia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pitkin County (%):

  • German (15%)
  • English (14%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • United States or American (5%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Scottish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Pitkin County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,819 (51%)
  • Carpooled: 1,072 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 969 (10%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 32 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 276 (3%)
  • Walked: 1,214 (13%)
  • Other means: 99 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 960 (10%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 227 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 47 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 20 people in other group homes
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

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

  • 27 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 19 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 17 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in college/university student housing
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $72,126.

10.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.80%
Colorado average:

9.68%


0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($390 average AGI)
Pitkin County:

0.17%
Colorado average:

0.09%

3.98% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($15,413 average AGI)
6.66% relocated from other states ($25,857 average AGI)
Pitkin County:

6.66%
Colorado average:

4.25%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Eagle County, CO  1.22% ($47,154 average AGI)
from Garfield County, CO  1.12% ($39,319)
from Denver County, CO  0.33% ($46,000)
from Boulder County, CO  0.23% ($29,933)
from Orange County, CA  0.19% ($246,167)
from Jefferson County, CO  0.19% ($35,167)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.16% ($22,800)


11.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,652 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.84%
Colorado average:

9.12%


0.23% of residents moved to foreign countries ($430 average AGI)
Pitkin County:

0.23%
Colorado average:

0.11%

5.50% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($20,505 average AGI)
6.10% relocated to other states ($30,717 average AGI)
Pitkin County:

6.10%
Colorado average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Garfield County, CO  1.83% ($39,950 average AGI)
to Eagle County, CO  1.36% ($44,807)
to Denver County, CO  0.76% ($34,612)
to Boulder County, CO  0.23% ($48,533)
to Los Angeles County, CA  0.18% ($11,917)
to Jefferson County, CO  0.17% ($49,727)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.15% ($22,400)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Births per 1000 population in Pitkin County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 2.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 2.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 2.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Pitkin County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 3.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pitkin County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pitkin County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pitkin County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,399 (1,335 aged, 64 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 359 (13%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Pitkin County, Colorado in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (33)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (25)
  • Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge (21)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (20)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (19)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (18)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (17)
  • Intentional self-harm by hanging, strangulation and suffocation (14)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (14)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (13)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,076
  • In family households: 11,312 (2,708 male householders, 1,197 female householders)
    3,178 spouses, 3,453 children (3,292 natural, 79 adopted, 82 stepchildren), 52 grandchildren, 88 brothers or sisters, 57 parents, 119 other relatives, 423 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,764 (2,383 male householders (1,720 living alone)), 1,864 female householders (1,377 living alone)), 1,517 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 72 (17 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,991 2-persons, 874 3-persons, 674 4-persons, 247 5-persons, 80 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,097 1-person, 904 2-persons, 160 3-persons, 65 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 3 7-or-more-persons.

1,845 married couples with children.
515 single-parent households (148 men, 367 women).

87.9% of residents of Pitkin County speak English at home.
6.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
4.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 44% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $38,859,000 ($2,643 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $893,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $15,875,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,935,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,000
Federal grants: $11,841,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,610,000 ($128,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,591,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,486,000
Federal Government insurance: $37,483,000

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

Births: 855
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 220
Here:

15 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +443
Here:

+30 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,010
Here -68 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pitkin County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.22 millions of gallons per day (7% from ground, 93% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.1
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 222
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,627
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,530
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,187
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,278
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,537
  • 1950 to 1959: 166
  • 1940 to 1949: 133
  • 1939 or earlier: 538
Note: State values scaled to Pitkin population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pitkin County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pitkin County population
  • 1 room: 75
  • 2 rooms: 204
  • 3 rooms: 377
  • 4 rooms: 718
  • 5 rooms: 649
  • 6 rooms: 558
  • 7 rooms: 480
  • 8 rooms: 398
  • 9+ rooms: 562
  • 1 room: 569
  • 2 rooms: 460
  • 3 rooms: 634
  • 4 rooms: 493
  • 5 rooms: 196
  • 6 rooms: 158
  • 7 rooms: 87
  • 8 rooms: 94
  • 9+ rooms: 95
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pitkin County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pitkin County population
  • no bedroom: 75
  • 1 bedroom: 461
  • 2 bedrooms: 995
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,336
  • 4 bedrooms: 862
  • 5+ bedrooms: 292
  • no bedroom: 621
  • 1 bedroom: 762
  • 2 bedrooms: 794
  • 3 bedrooms: 365
  • 4 bedrooms: 156
  • 5+ bedrooms: 88
Cars and other vehicles available in Pitkin County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pitkin County population
  • no vehicle: 19
  • 1 vehicle: 1,127
  • 2 vehicles: 1,832
  • 3 vehicles: 768
  • 4 vehicles: 184
  • 5+ vehicles: 91
  • no vehicle: 270
  • 1 vehicle: 1,442
  • 2 vehicles: 730
  • 3 vehicles: 238
  • 4 vehicles: 59
  • 5+ vehicles: 47

46% of Pitkin County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Colorado.

Pitkin County:

46.2%
State average:

45.7%

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

  • This state: 3,242
  • Northeast: 2,686
  • Midwest: 3,241
  • South: 1,988
  • West: 1,973

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $1,000,001


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pitkin County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.0%)
  • Electricity (22.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.2%)
  • Wood (3.4%)
  • Electricity (49.8%)
  • Utility gas (40.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.7%)
  • Wood (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 105
Here:

8.8%
Colorado:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 49
Here:

7.8%
Colorado:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 141
Here:

28.5%
Colorado:

16.7%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Pitkin County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $726,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,799,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,708,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,344,000
    Regular Highways: $3,651,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,237,000
    Air Transportation: $3,154,000
    General - Other: $2,768,000
    Libraries: $2,387,000
    Health - Other: $2,157,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,548,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $693,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $411,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $366,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,101,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Transit Utilities: $11,528,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $15,635,000
    Parks and Recreation: $8,500,000
    General - Other: $236,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,136,000

Pitkin County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $4,907,000
    Air Transportation: $4,265,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,609,000
    Regular Highways: $360,000
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $14,869,000
    All Other: $659,000
    Highways: $413,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $253,000
    Highways: $58,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,975,000
    Sale of Property: $4,076,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,320,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $700,000
    Rents: $302,000
    Special Assessments: $299,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $40,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $965,000
    All Other: $617,000
    Public Welfare: $341,000
    Health and Hospitals: $10,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,000
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $16,983,000
    Property: $16,464,000
    Other License: $973,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $354,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $17,000

Pitkin County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $51,096,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $48,541,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,136,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,672,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,555,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,759,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,295,000

Pitkin County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,123,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $48,849,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 23
  • Number of aged recipients: 5
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 18
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 15
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 7
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 9
Pitkin County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Pitkin County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Pitkin County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2772.3 years
Robert1972.2 years
Mary1883.1 years
William1171.3 years
James969.9 years
Helen980.7 years
Arthur784.4 years
George773.4 years
David779.6 years
Ethel684.7 years
Most common last names in Pitkin County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith679.7 years
Cohen467.7 years
Marolt477.5 years
Anderson381.7 years
Taylor374.0 years
Moore388.0 years
Hall363.7 years
Conner389.0 years
Jones371.7 years
Allen354.7 years
Businesses in Pitkin County, CO
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Kroger1
Budget Car Rental1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1New Balance1
FedEx14Nike1
Gap1Papa John's Pizza1
H&R Block1Starbucks1
Hyatt1True Value1
J.Crew1UPS6
Jones New York1Vans3

Pitkin County on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"