Woody Creek, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 263.
Males: 181  (69.0%)
Females: 82  (31.0%)
Median resident age:

60.4 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years

Zip codes: 81656.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $84,169
Woody Creek:

$84,169
CO:

$77,127

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $58,933

Woody Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $707,935
Woody Creek:

$707,935
CO:

$394,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $785,514; detached houses: over $1,000,000; mobile homes: $212,989

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,174.

March 2019 cost of living index in Woody Creek: 92.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.0%
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (52.6%), Dutch (14.7%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 7329 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lakewood, CO (99.8 miles , pop. 144,126).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (100.4 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (491.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities:

Snowmass Village, CO (2.2 miles ),
Aspen, CO (2.5 miles ),
Basalt, CO (3.3 miles ),
Norrie, CO (3.6 miles),
El Jebel, CO (3.7 miles ),
Mulford, CO (4.1 miles),
Catherine, CO (4.1 miles ),
Carbondale, CO (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 39.27 N, Longitude: 106.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Distribution of median household income in Woody Creek, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Woody Creek, CO in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.2%
Colorado:

6.2%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 59.0. This is better than average.

City:

59.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 17.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

19.6

Earthquake activity:

Woody Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 1018% 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 414.4 miles away from the city 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 487.7 miles away from the city 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 569.4 miles away from Woody Creek 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 349.2 miles away from the city 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 226.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi) earthquake occurred 193.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pitkin County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Woody Creek:

  • ASPEN VALLEY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; ASPEN, CO)
  • HOMECARE OF THE VALLEY (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; BASALT, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woody Creek:

  • Colorado Mountain College (about 31 miles; Glenwood Springs, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 51 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Colorado Mesa University (about 90 miles; Grand Junction, CO; FT enrollment: 7,671)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 95 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 98 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 101 miles; Boulder, CO; FT enrollment: 28,328)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 101 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)

Public elementary/middle school in Woody Creek:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Aspen Fire Protection District Substation (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Woody Creek (A), Brush Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

1.9 people
Colorado:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

48.1%
Whole state:

63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.2%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Woody Creek:

Marital status in Woody Creek, CO
  • Never married: 12.7%
  • Now married: 64.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 23.3%

For population 25 years and over in Woody Creek:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 87.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 66.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Colorado average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Woody Creek, CO (based on Pitkin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,2342
Other9056
Mainline Protestant5754
Evangelical Protestant4094
None14,025-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Here:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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
Here:

3.99 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 55
Pitkin County:

36.56 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Pitkin County:

4.5%
State:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

13.5%
State:

18.4%

9.97% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($85,642 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.97%
Colorado average:

10.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Eagle County, CO  1.51% ($80,632 average AGI)
from Garfield County, CO  1.17% ($71,289)


11.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($103,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.27%
Colorado average:

9.96%

0.37% of residents moved to foreign countries ($925 average AGI)
Pitkin County:

0.37%
Colorado average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Garfield County, CO  2.11% ($62,966 average AGI)
to Eagle County, CO  1.94% ($85,975)
to Denver County, CO  0.57% ($71,688)

Strongest AM radio stations in Woody Creek:

  • KSKE (610 AM; 5 kW; VAIL, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 10 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: UNITED MINISTRIES)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KUBC (580 AM; 5 kW; MONTROSE, CO; Owner: WOODLAND COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KGLN (980 AM; 1 kW; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: COLORADO WEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Woody Creek:

  • KSNO-FM (103.9 FM; SNOWMASS VILLAGE, CO; Owner: COOL RADIO, LLC)
  • KPVW (107.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KSPN-FM (103.1 FM; ASPEN, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • K259AC (99.7 FM; GYPSUM, ETC., CO; Owner: COMMUNITY RADIO FOR NORTHERN COLORADO)
  • KTUN (101.5 FM; EAGLE, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • KKCH (92.7 FM; GLENWOOD SPRINGS, CO; Owner: AGM-ROCKY MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING I, L.L.C.)
  • KNFO (106.1 FM; BASALT, CO; Owner: SALISBURY BROADCASTING COLORADO, LLC)
  • K256AD (99.1 FM; PALISADE, CO; Owner: NORTH FORK VALLEY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K205CK (88.9 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K214CA (90.7 FM; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K300AE (107.9 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, CO; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KZKS (105.3 FM; RIFLE, CO; Owner: WESTERN SLOPE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Woody Creek:

  • K02HI (Channel 2; SNOWMASS-AT-ASPEN, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K07RN (Channel 7; WOODY CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K03DW (Channel 3; ASPEN, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • KSZG-LP (Channel 20; ASPEN, CO; Owner: ASPEN SKIING COMPANY, L.L.C.)
  • K11LW (Channel 11; WOODY CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K04HH (Channel 4; SNOWMASS-AT-ASPEN, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K10IW (Channel 10; SNOWMASS-AT-ASPEN, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K06HU (Channel 6; ASPEN, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K08HN (Channel 8; ASPEN, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K23AE (Channel 23; ASPEN, CO; Owner: W. RUSSELL WITHERS, JR.)
  • K13MT (Channel 13; WOODY CREEK, ETC., CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K03AJ (Channel 3; LOWER FRYING PAN, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)
  • K11LM (Channel 11; LOWER FRYINGPAN RIVE, CO; Owner: PITKIN COUNTY TRANSLATOR DEPARTMENT)

Woody Creek fatal accident list:

Feb 25, 2018 09:20 AM, Sr-82, Cr-Smith Hill Way, Lat: 39.261000, Lon: -106.887669, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Feb 8, 2011 12:58 AM, Sr-82, Smith Hill Way, Lat: 39.260986, Lon: -106.887656, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 21, 2010 11:45 PM, Sr-82, Lat: 39.276250, Lon: -106.893931, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.8mTotal length
  • 18,655Total average daily traffic
  • 1,732Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,277Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Douglas I Brandon, Se Of Snowmass, Between Cr11 & Highway 82 (Lat: 39.315556 Lon: -106.959722), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • Douglas I Brandon, Se Of Snowmass, Between Cr11 & Highway 82 (Lat: 39.315556 Lon: -106.959722), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 21.3 m, Registrant: At&t Wireless Services, Inc., Esther.Hilliard@attws.Com, , Washi-ngton, Phone: (202) 223-9222

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 8137200110085995, Lat: 39.268806 Lon: -106.861333, Type: Mast, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WQJC234,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2018, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2021, Certifier: James C Vaughn, Registrant: Rise Broadband, 61 Inverness Drive East Suite 250, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (801) 437-0781, Fax: (801) 437-3904, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: K0VK, Previous Call Sign: WB0FOR, Licensee ID: L01197307, Grant Date: 08/10/2016, Expiration Date: 11/04/2026, Certifier: Frederick G Scully Jr, Registrant: Frederick G Scully Jr, Woody Creek, CO 81656
  • Call Sign: KB6SNB, Licensee ID: L00406880, Grant Date: 03/06/2013, Expiration Date: 03/06/2023, Registrant: Joanne L Benjamin, 121 Woody Creek Plaza, Woody Creek, CO 81656

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Woody Creek, CO
  • 81.1%Utility gas
  • 18.9%Electricity


Woody Creek compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Woody Creek on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median house value"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #80 (81656) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries"
  • #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"
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  • Louis Richard Keilin (1)

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