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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: 6,166 (3,405 occupied: 2,131 owner occupied, 1,272 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,747 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $2,518,183.

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: $1,397


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

Housing units in Aspen with a mortgage: 1,271 (33 second mortgage, 142 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 882

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $81,687

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $70,802

Median monthly housing costs: $1,324


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Aspen, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $1,049,950 (it was $535,000 in 2000)
Aspen:

$1,049,950
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $434,223 - Over $1,936,226

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: 1985

Median year apartment built: 1981

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,074
  • In family households: 3,754 (774 male householders, 523 female householders)
    1,037 spouses, 1,250 children (1,229 natural, 10 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 33 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 53 parents, 24 other relatives, 36 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,313 (1,253 male householders (918 living alone)), 863 female householders (615 living alone)), 1,238 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 89

Size of family households: 814 2-persons, 248 3-persons, 186 4-persons, 48 5-persons, 8 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,531 1-person, 344 2-persons, 156 3-persons, 88 4-persons.

634 married couples with children.
216 single-parent households (87 men, 129 women).

83.4% of residents of Aspen speak English at home.
5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
5.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
3.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (36% speak English very well, 61% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 863 (12.2%)
(37.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.8
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:

  • 18no bedroom
  • 3881 bedroom
  • 5602 bedrooms
  • 5493 bedrooms
  • 4124 bedrooms
  • 1465+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aspen, Colorado:

  • 350no bedroom
  • 3711 bedroom
  • 3442 bedrooms
  • 1233 bedrooms
  • 1414 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 153no vehicle
  • 7421 vehicle
  • 1,0412 vehicles
  • 873 vehicles
  • 504 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population

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

  • 200no vehicle
  • 6121 vehicle
  • 2772 vehicles
  • 813 vehicles
  • 624 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Aspen, Colorado:

  • 01 room
  • 2192 rooms
  • 3523 rooms
  • 3634 rooms
  • 4415 rooms
  • 1906 rooms
  • 1597 rooms
  • 1038 rooms
  • 2869+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Aspen, Colorado:

  • 3611 room
  • 2772 rooms
  • 1953 rooms
  • 2784 rooms
  • 1005 rooms
  • 1296 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 88 rooms
  • 219+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Aspen population

Year house built

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
  • 143Less than $10,000
  • 63$10,000 to $14,999
  • 127$15,000 to $19,999
  • 201$20,000 to $24,999
  • 56$25,000 to $29,999
  • 67$30,000 to $34,999
  • 193$35,000 to $39,999
  • 174$40,000 to $44,999
  • 56$45,000 to $49,999
  • 302$50,000 to $59,999
  • 390$60,000 to $74,999
  • 371$75,000 to $99,999
  • 476$100,000 to $124,999
  • 192$125,000 to $149,999
  • 242$150,000 to $199,999
  • 405$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
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 9$50,000 to $59,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 92$100,000 to $124,999
  • 30$125,000 to $149,999
  • 115$150,000 to $174,999
  • 116$175,000 to $199,999
  • 63$200,000 to $249,999
  • 98$250,000 to $299,999
  • 198$300,000 to $399,999
  • 82$400,000 to $499,999
  • 251$500,000 to $749,999
  • 115$750,000 to $999,999
  • 323$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 362$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 452$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Aspen, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Aspen, CO
  • 41$400 to $449
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 35$600 to $649
  • 24$700 to $749
  • 65$750 to $799
  • 168$800 to $899
  • 192$900 to $999
  • 106$1,000 to $1,249
  • 237$1,250 to $1,499
  • 218$1,500 to $1,999
  • 134$2,000 to $2,499
  • 27$2,500 to $2,999
  • 46$3,000 to $3,499
  • 44$3,500 or more
  • 47No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4752010 or later
  • 1492000 to 2009
  • 1951990 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: 321
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 932
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 827
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 665
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 291
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 171
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 194
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 30
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 73
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 39
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 21
  • 90 or more minutes: 67
Aspen, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.6%
Number of people working at home: 554 (13.1% of all workers)

Aspen mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,628 (44%)
  • Carpooled: 1,397 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,833 (18%)
  • Taxi: 196 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 440 (4%)
  • Walked: 924 (9%)
  • Worked at home: 554 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 396
 American: 268
 German: 253
 Irish: 227
 Italian: 187
 Scandinavian: 134
 Scottish: 114
 European: 92
 Norwegian: 89
 Polish: 69
 Dutch: 49
 Scotch-Irish: 47
 Danish: 40
 Swedish: 39
 Swiss: 39
 British: 36
 Russian: 25
 French (except Basque): 17
 Australian: 13
 Belgian: 13
 Iranian: 12
 Hungarian: 12
 Czech: 11
 Slovak: 11
 Austrian: 8
 Eastern European: 7
 Arab: 5
 Serbian: 4
 Senegalese: 1

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

  • 15%Brazil
  • 14%Philippines
  • 10%Ethiopia
  • 9%Argentina
  • 9%El Salvador
  • 7%Denmark
  • 5%India

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

  • This state: 1,631
  • Other state: 4,530
  • Northeast: 1,423
  • Midwest: 1,500
  • South: 785
  • West: 827

80% of Aspen residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Colorado.

Aspen:

80.1%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 12
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 23
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 25
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 293
  • Less than 1 year of college: 15
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 505
  • Associate degree: 141
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,592
  • Master's degree: 357
  • Professional school degree: 272
  • Doctorate degree: 38

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 19
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 26
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 35
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 224
  • Less than 1 year of college: 40
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 358
  • Associate degree: 255
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,060
  • Master's degree: 438
  • Professional school degree: 118
  • Doctorate degree: 49

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Males
Aspen marital status for males
Aspen marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,590
  • One, attached: 737
  • Two: 166
  • 3 or 4: 503
  • 5 to 9: 768
  • 10 to 19: 1,026
  • 20 to 49: 1,061
  • 50 or more: 170
  • Mobile homes: 114

Median worth of mobile homes: $876,518

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.5%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Aspen:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Aspen
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.4%)
  • Electricity (35.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Electricity (58.8%)
  • Utility gas (42.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 54
Here:

11.8%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 102
Here:

30.1%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 103
Here:

49.8%
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)