Basalt, CO Profile: Facts & Data

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Basalt, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Basalt had a population of 4,243 as of July 1, 2018. Basalt ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Basalt is located at latitude 39.3582 and longitude -107.0186 in Eagle County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Basalt (see map below) encompass a land area of 2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Eagle County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,611 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Basalt are located in Eagle County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Pitkin County.

The Town of Basalt (GNIS ID: 2411665) 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 Town of Basalt is located within Snowmass Village Division of Eagle County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Basalt: Aspen Junction, Eagle, Frying Pan City.

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Basalt, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,243
Population in Households 4,243
Population in Familes 3,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,123
Diversity Index3 64
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,787
Average Household Income $89,322
Per Capita Income $33,607

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,181 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 565 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 259 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $597,551
Average Home Value $707,155
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,745
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,075
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.16% 1.23%
Households 1.06% 1.16%
Families 1.89% 1.13%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.95%

Basalt, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Basalt to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 122 74th
Population Density # 73 84th
Diversity Index # 77 83rd
Median Household Income # 132 71st
Per Capita Income # 170 63rd

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