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Population - Overall


The NWCCOG Region has a current (2015) population of 117,691 people. The region is GROWING! and has grown in the last 5 years.  The region grew by 4% in the last 5 years (2010-2015), and is projected to grown 24% in the next 10 (2015-2025).

  2010 2015 Chg:
last 5 yrs
Forecast:
2025
Forecasted Chg:
Next 10 yrs
EAGLE 52,057 53.580 +3% 68,393 +28%
GRAND 14,790 14,615 -1% 18,490 +27%
JACKSON 1,387 1,352 -1% 1,282 -5%
PITKIN 17,156 17,845 +4% 19,829 +11%
SUMMIT 28,073 30,299 +8% 38,197 +26%
TOTAL REGION 113,463 117,691 +4% 146,191 +24%

Population by Town

These figures are from the State Demography Office 2015 Estimates.Several towns in NWCCOG's Region have grown significantly over the last 10 years:
  • Town of Silverthorne: +12.6%
  • Town of Breckenridge: +10.4%
  • Town of Montezuma: +9.2%
  • Town of Frisco: +8.6%
  • Town of Gypsum: +7.0%
  • Town of  Blue River: +6.8%
  • City of Aspen: +6.6%
  • Town of Dillon: +5.4%
Six of these towns are in Summit County.

The Region's Towns by Population Size: Largest to Smallest


Municipalities in the region span from the City of Aspen, with a population of 7,099, to the Town of Montezuma with a population of 71.

Municipality County Population (2015)
City of Aspen Pitkin 7,099
Town of Gypsum Eagle 6,927
Town of Eagle Eagle 6,674
Town of Avon Eagle 6,536
Town of Vail Eagle 5,450
Town of Breckenridge Summit 5,027
Town of Silverthorne Summit 4,394
Town of Basalt Eagle/Pitkin 3,952
Town of Frisco Summit 2,927
Town of Snowmass Village Pitkin 2,863
Town of Granby Grand 1,917
Town of Kremmling Grand 1,359
Town of Fraser Grand 1,169
Town of Minturn Eagle 1,052
Town of Winter Park Grand 962
Town of Dillon Summit 955
Town of Blue River Summit 911
Town of Hot Sulphur Springs Grand 658
Town of Walden Jackson 585
Town of Grand Lake Grand 465
Town of Red Cliff Eagle 279
Town of Montezuma Summit 71

Median Age

EAGLE GRAND JACKSON PITKIN SUMMIT
35.3 44.7 47.5 43.9 39.8

Key Demographic Groups

2015


  Eagle Grand Jackson Pitkin Summit Total % of Total
Pre-School (0-4) 3,258 585 56 737 1,481 6,117 5%
School Age (5-17) 9,733 2,199 192 2,281 3,939 18,344 16%
College Age (18-24) 5,133 913 82 1,054 2,690 9,872 8%
Young Adult (25-44) 16,824 3,640 257 5,024 10,043 35,788 30%
Adult (45-64) 13,951 5,124 457 5,835 8,727 34,094 29%
Older Adult (65+) 4,682 2,154 309 2,914 3,419 13,478 11%
Total 53,581 14,615 1,353 17,845 30,299 117,693 100%

2025


  Eagle Grand Jackson Pitkin Summit Total % of Total
Pre-School (0-4) 4,428 971 64 875 1,951 8,289 6%
School Age (5-17) 9,414 2,567 170 2,731 5,305 20,187 14%
College Age (18-24) 6,942 1,326 98 1,385 3,796 13,547 9%
Young Adult (25-44) 21,880 4,662 282 5,464 10,670 42,958 29%
Adult (45-64) 15,796 4,791 329 5,552 10,508 36,976 25%
Older Adult (65+) 9,933 4,172 340 3,822 5,964 24,231 17%
Total 68,393 18,489 1,283 19,829 38,194 146,188 100%

Gender

Over half (53%) of the Region's population is male; 46% is female.
  Eagle Grand Jackson Pitkin Summit Total Region
Male 28,434 7,732 704 9,381 16,443 62,694
Female 25,131 6,844 645 8,439 13,823 54,882
% Male

53%

53% 52% 53% 54% 53%
% Female 47% 47% 48% 47% 46% 46%

Hispanic/Latino Population

27% of the Region's population is Hispanic. Eagle County has the highest percentage of hispanic population where nearly half of its population (47%) is Hispanic.

 

Eagle

Grand

Jackson

Pitkin

Summit

Total Region

Hispanic

17,099

1,154

140

1,771

4,577

24,741

Non-Hispanic
 

36,481

13,461

1,212

16,074

25,722

92,950

% Hispanic

47%

9%

12%

11%

18%

27%



Comparisons to Other Regions in Colorado and the U.S.

The NWCCOG Region,which is also referered to Region 12 in the State of Colorado, was in the top 5 regions in the state in terms of growth. It was 5th behind Region 2 (Larimar/Weld Counties in Northern Colorado), Region 3 (Denver Region), Region 4 (Colorado Springs), and Region 11 (Northwest corner of the state).  Over the last 5 years, the region grew 11.6%, whic is not as much as the State of Colorado (+17%), but more than the U.S. (8.4).
 

Region

2010

2015

Population
Change

% Change

Reg 1 (Northeast)

72,048

72,058

10

0.0%

Reg 2 (Larimar/Weld)

499,305

617,708

118,403

23.7%

Reg 3 (Denver Region)

2,582,177

3,075,701

493,524

19.1%

Reg 4 (Colorado Spgs)

591,827

700,483

108,656

18.4%

Reg 5 (Eastern Plains)

38,085

40,328

2,243

5.9%

Reg 6 (Southeast)

50,219

46,548

(3,671)

-7.3%

Reg 7 (Pueblo)

149,969

163,348

13,379

8.9%

Reg 8 (San Luis Valley)

47,376

46,097

(1,279)

-2.7%

Reg 9 (Southwest)

86,251

96,088

9,837

11.4%

Reg 10 (Gunnison)

92,824

100,290

7,466

8.0%

Reg 11 (Northwest)

218,491

250,816

32,325

14.8%

Reg 12 (NWCCOG

105,426

117,691

12,265

11.6%

Reg 13 (Upper Arkansas)

74,798

77,110

2,312

3.1%

Reg 14 (South Central)

23,393

20,512

(2,881)

-12.3%

Colorado 4,662,534 5,456,584 794,050 17.0%

U.S.

296,410,404

321,418,820

25,008,416

8.4%


 

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