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Aspen, CO (Colorado) Houses and Residents

Aspen,CO index of house prices

Total population: 6,805 (Urban population: 5,684 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 123 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,994 (3,284 occupied: 1,928 owner occupied, 1,352 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

41%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,698 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $2,986,312.

Median contract rent in 2016: $897 (lower quartile is $629, upper quartile is $1,419)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,718


Median gross rent in Aspen, CO in 2016: $944

Housing units in Aspen with a mortgage: 1,168 (37 second mortgage, 138 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 771

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $83,095

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $69,422

Median monthly housing costs: $1,377


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Aspen, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $573,540 (it was $535,000 in 2000)
Aspen:

$573,540
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $209,638 - Over $2,175,029

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $2,784,801
Here:

$2,784,801
State:

$396,907

Townhouses or other attached units: $1,277,308
Here:

$1,277,308
State:

$316,972

In 2-unit structures: $1,067,004
Here:

$1,067,004
State:

$328,787

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $2,067,565
Here:

$2,067,565
State:

$274,686

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $726,418
Here:

$726,418
State:

$251,727

Mobile homes: $500,226
Here:

$500,226
State:

$87,176
Median year house/condo built: 1986

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,017
  • In family households: 3,941 (794 male householders, 587 female householders)
    1,024 spouses, 1,239 children (1,202 natural, 9 adopted, 24 stepchildren), 74 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 113 parents, 51 other relatives, 43 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,047 (1,050 male householders (734 living alone)), 861 female householders (663 living alone)), 1,161 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 84

Size of family households: 843 2-persons, 289 3-persons, 195 4-persons, 48 5-persons, 9 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,397 1-person, 286 2-persons, 156 3-persons, 72 4-persons.

516 married couples with children.
326 single-parent households (108 men, 218 women).

81.9% of residents of Aspen speak English at home.
6.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 1% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
6.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (88% speak English very well, 12% speak English well).
2.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (30% speak English very well, 49% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,056 (15.0%)
(32.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.0
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Aspen, Colorado:

  • 35no bedroom
  • 3101 bedroom
  • 4492 bedrooms
  • 5043 bedrooms
  • 4454 bedrooms
  • 1665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aspen, Colorado:

  • 301no bedroom
  • 4111 bedroom
  • 4222 bedrooms
  • 1323 bedrooms
  • 1064 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Aspen in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 113no vehicle
  • 7091 vehicle
  • 9242 vehicles
  • 993 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population

Cars and other vehicles available in Aspen in renter-occupied apartments

  • 165no vehicle
  • 7131 vehicle
  • 3482 vehicles
  • 613 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Aspen, Colorado:

  • 131 room
  • 2162 rooms
  • 2233 rooms
  • 3024 rooms
  • 3885 rooms
  • 3056 rooms
  • 1117 rooms
  • 628 rooms
  • 3129+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aspen, Colorado:

  • 3081 room
  • 2732 rooms
  • 2633 rooms
  • 3194 rooms
  • 715 rooms
  • 1376 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 369+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Aspen, CO household income distribution

  • Aspen, CO household income distribution
  • 171Less than $10,000
  • 65$10,000 to $14,999
  • 117$15,000 to $19,999
  • 193$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 53$30,000 to $34,999
  • 116$35,000 to $39,999
  • 249$40,000 to $44,999
  • 82$45,000 to $49,999
  • 265$50,000 to $59,999
  • 464$60,000 to $74,999
  • 318$75,000 to $99,999
  • 368$100,000 to $124,999
  • 190$125,000 to $149,999
  • 240$150,000 to $199,999
  • 390$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Aspen, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Aspen, CO
  • 8Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 18$40,000 to $49,999
  • 8$50,000 to $59,999
  • 11$60,000 to $69,999
  • 109$100,000 to $124,999
  • 29$125,000 to $149,999
  • 136$150,000 to $174,999
  • 55$175,000 to $199,999
  • 74$200,000 to $249,999
  • 103$250,000 to $299,999
  • 195$300,000 to $399,999
  • 69$400,000 to $499,999
  • 191$500,000 to $749,999
  • 110$750,000 to $999,999
  • 94$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 318$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 479$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Aspen, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Aspen, CO
  • 34$400 to $449
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 9$550 to $599
  • 37$600 to $649
  • 27$700 to $749
  • 40$750 to $799
  • 130$800 to $899
  • 205$900 to $999
  • 141$1,000 to $1,249
  • 191$1,250 to $1,499
  • 338$1,500 to $1,999
  • 112$2,000 to $2,499
  • 36$2,500 to $2,999
  • 35$3,000 to $3,499
  • 49$3,500 or more
  • 64No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4692010 or later
  • 2172000 to 2009
  • 2591990 to 1999
  • 1061980 to 1989
  • 731970 to 1979
  • 219Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population
Aspen commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 244
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,030
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 811
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 742
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 299
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 76
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 204
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 57
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 55
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 57
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 7
  • 90 or more minutes: 69
Aspen, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.5%
Number of people working at home: 623 (14.5% of all workers)

Aspen mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,220 (47%)
  • Carpooled: 1,418 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,870 (17%)
  • Taxi: 135 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 454 (4%)
  • Walked: 1,084 (10%)
  • Worked at home: 623 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 361
 German: 261
 American: 259
 Italian: 217
 Irish: 199
 European: 108
 New Zealander: 106
 Norwegian: 71
 French (except Basque): 66
 Polish: 62
 Scottish: 47
 Danish: 41
 British: 38
 Swedish: 37
 Eastern European: 35
 Swiss: 35
 Scotch-Irish: 29
 Dutch: 29
 Scandinavian: 26
 Russian: 24
 Czech: 18
 Belgian: 18
 Australian: 16
 Slovak: 13
 Iranian: 9
 Senegalese: 9
 Austrian: 8
 Hungarian: 7
 Arab: 5
 Serbian: 5

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

  • 17%El Salvador
  • 13%Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion
  • 11%Brazil
  • 10%Philippines
  • 7%Ethiopia
  • 6%Argentina
  • 5%Denmark

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

  • This state: 1,510
  • Other state: 4,381
  • Northeast: 1,436
  • Midwest: 1,320
  • South: 880
  • West: 756

81% of Aspen residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Colorado.

Aspen:

80.8%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 9
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 8
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 23
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 25
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 358
  • Less than 1 year of college: 14
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 464
  • Associate degree: 123
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,510
  • Master's degree: 349
  • Professional school degree: 289
  • Doctorate degree: 32

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 25
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 19
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 32
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 207
  • Less than 1 year of college: 50
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 346
  • Associate degree: 240
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,036
  • Master's degree: 444
  • Professional school degree: 105
  • Doctorate degree: 45

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.5%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.6%Males
Aspen marital status for males
Aspen marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,609
  • One, attached: 606
  • Two: 165
  • 3 or 4: 475
  • 5 to 9: 761
  • 10 to 19: 1,035
  • 20 to 49: 1,055
  • 50 or more: 144
  • Mobile homes: 129

Median worth of mobile homes: $876,518

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Aspen:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Aspen
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.9%)
  • Electricity (37.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Electricity (57.1%)
  • Utility gas (42.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 53
Here:

11.6%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 91
Here:

29.2%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

40.2%
Colorado:

14.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

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)