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The Town of Snowmass Village Snowmass is located in Pitkin County, Colorado.  A popular winter resort location for skiing and snowboarding, the town is well known as the location of the Snowmass ski area, the largest of the four nearby ski areas operated collectively as Aspen/Snowmass. The town has a year-round population of 2,883 (2016 Est.).

data source: Stats America (US Census, ACS 5-yr est.,

People and Housing (2016)

Population 2,883
High School Diploma or More (% Adults age 25+) 100%
Bachelor's Degree or More (% Adults age 25+) 71.1%
Households 1,316
Total Housing Units 2,809
% Total Units Vacant for Seasonal or Recreational Use 40.4%

Employment and Income (2016)

Labor Force 2,131
Unemployment Rate 3.7%
Median Household Income $66,082
Median Family Income $95,997
Poverty Rate 8.8%
Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes) 11.4

Population by Age (2016)

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Total 2,883 100%
Preschool (0-4) 0 0%
School Age (5-17) 369 12.8%
College Age (18-24) 308 10.7%
Young Adult (25-44) 983 34.1%
Adult (45-64) 867 30.1%
Older Adult (65+) 356 12.3%
Median Age 42.3  

Population by Race and Hispanic Origin (2016)

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Total Population 2,883 100%
American Indian or Alaskan native alone 0 0%
Asian alone 0 0%
Black alone 0 0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. alone 0 0%
White alone 2,785 96.6%
Two or more races 98 3.4%
Hispanic or Latino    
Total Hispanic or Latino 6 0.2%
Mexican 6 0.2%
Cuban 0 0%
Puerto Rican 0 0%
Other 0 0%

Educaitonal Attainment (2016)

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Total Population aged 25 yrs+ 2,206 100%
Less than 9th grade 0 0%
9th to 12th, No diploma 0 0%
High School Graduate (incl. equiv) 264 12.0%
Some College, no degree 316 14.3%
Associate Degree 58 2.6%
Bachelor's Degree 1,341 60.8%
Graduate of Professional Degree 227 10.3%

Households (2016)

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Total Households 1,316 100%
Family Households 627 47.6%
Married with Children 149 11.3%
Married without Children 308 23.4%
Single Parents 146 11.1%
Other 24 1.8%
Non-family Households 689 52.4%
Living alone 423 32.1%
Average household size 2.1  
Average family household size 2.5  

Housing Units (2016)

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Total Housing Units 2,809 100%
Ower occupied 648 23.1%
Renter occupied 668 23.8%
Vacant for Seasonal/Recreational Use 1,135 40.4%
1-Unit (attached or detached) 432 15.1%
2-9 Units 520 18.5%
10-19 Units 299 10.6%
20 or more units 74 2.6%
Built prior to 1940 47 1.7%

Labor Force (2016)

Total Labor Force 2,131
Employed 2,052
Unemployed 79
Unemployment Rate 3.7%

Commuting to Work (2016)

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Workers age 16 yrs+ 1,966 100%
Car, truck or van - drove alone 1,141 58.0%
Car, truck or van - carpooled 55 2.8%
Public transportation 134 6.8%
Walked 429 21.8%
Other means 27 1.4%
Worked at home 180 9.2%
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 11  

Resident Occupations (2016)

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Employed civilian population age 16+ 2,052 100%
Management, professional and related 668 32.6%
Service 708 34.5%
Sales and Office 403 19.6%
Farming, fishing and forestry 0 0.0%
Construction, extraction and maintenance 0 0.0%
Production, transportation and material moving 273 13.3%
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