Our Member Communities / Pitkin County

Pitkin County is one of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. The county seat is Aspen.The county is named in honor of the late Colorado Governor Frederick Walker Pitkin.

Communities in Pitkin County:
  • City of Aspen
  • Town of Basalt
  • Town of Snowmass Village
  • El Jebel

Pitkin County Government Website

Pitkin County Quickfacts:

Population (2016) 17,752
Population Change (since 2010 Census) +3.5%
Square Miles 973
Population Density 18.3
Median Age (2015) 43.4
% Population 25-44 (2015) 29%
% Population 65+ (2015) 15.2%
Median Household Income (2015) $76,663
Labor Force (April 2017) 10,694
Unemployment Rate (April 2017) 2.3%
Jobs (Q4 2016) 15,418
Average Annual Wage (Q4 2016) $56,992
Hispanic/Latino Population 9.9%
Total Housing Units 13,206
% Housing Units used for seasonal/recreational use 30%
Median Gross Rent (2011-2015) $1,278
High school graduate or higher 95.1%
BA degree or higher 59.1%
Persons withouth health insurance 11.2%
Mean travel time to work 17.8 mins
Poverty Rate (2015) 7.0%
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