The City of Aspen had a population of 7,124 as of July 1, 2016. Aspen ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Aspen is located at latitude 39.195 and longitude -106.837 in Pitkin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Aspen (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pitkin County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,890 feet.
The City of Aspen (GNIS ID: 2409743) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Aspen is located within Aspen Division of Pitkin County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Aspen population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Aspen: Ute City.
|Population in Households||7,085|
|Population in Familes||3,979|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||39|
|Average Household Size||1.91|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||6,364 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,899 (29.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,816 (28.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,649 (41.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$1,000,001|
|Average Home Value||$801,342|
|Median Household Income||$79,213|
|Average Household Income||$124,436|
|Per Capita Income||$64,534|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.22%|
|Per Capita Income||1.93%|
The table below compares Aspen to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 86||81st|
|Population Density1||# 84||82nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 318||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 86||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 25||95th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.