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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 2,863 (2015 Est.).

data source: Stats America (US Census, ACS 5-yr est., yr 2014)

People and Housing

Population (2014 Est.) 2,852
High School Diploma or More (% Adults age 25+) 100%
Bachelor's Degree or More (% Adults age 25+) 63.3%
Households 1,253
Total Housing Units 2,714
% Total Units Vacant for Seasonal or Recreational Use 40.1%

Employment and Income

Labor Force (2014) 1,850
Unemployment Rate 4.9%
Median Household Income $82,816
Median Family Income $112,708
Poverty Rate 9%
Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes) 13.2

Population by Age

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Total 2,852 100%
Preschool (0-4) 0 0%
School Age (5-17) 493 17.3%
College Age (18-24) 148 5.2%
Young Adult (25-44) 1,174 41.2%
Adult (45-64) 754 26.4%
Older Adult (65+) 283 9.9%
Median Age 42.2  

Population by Race and Hispanic Origin

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Total Population 2,852 100%
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 2,781 97.5%
Two or more races 71 2.5%
Hispanic or Latino    
Total Hispanic or Latino 64 2.2%
Mexican 64 2.2%
Cuban 0 0%
Puerto Rican 0 0%
Other 0 0%

Educaitonal Attainment

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Total Population aged 25 yrs+ 2,211 100%
Less than 9th grade 0 0%
9th to 12th, No diploma 0 0%
High School Graduate (incl. equiv) 299 13.5%
Some College, no degree 312 14.1%
Associate Degree 200 9%
Bachelor's Degree 1,042 47.1%
Graduate of Professional Degree 358 16.2%

Households

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Total Households 1,253 100%
Family Households 546 43.6%
Married with Children 200 16%
Married without Children 247 19.7%
Single Parents 79 6.3%
Other 20 1.6%
Non-family Households 707 56.4%
Living alone 415 33.1%
Average household size 2.2  
Average family household size 2.8  

Housing Units

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Total Housing Units 2,714 100%
Ower occupied 708 26.1%
Renter occupied 545 20.1%
Vacant for Seasonal/Recreational Use 1,087 40.1%
1-Unit (attached or detached) 562 20.7%
2-9 Units 478 17.6%
10-19 Units 139 5.1%
20 or more units 57 2.1%
Built prior to 1940 56 2.1%

Labor Force

Total Labor Force (2014) 1,850
Employed 1,759
Unemployed 91
Unemployment Rate (2014) 4.9%

Commuting to Work

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Workers age 16 yrs+ 1,759 100%
Car, truck or van - drove alone 970 55.1%
Car, truck or van - carpooled 71 4%
Public transportation 220 12.5%
Walked 225 12.8%
Other means 38 2.2%
Worked at home 193 11%
Mean travel time to work (minutes) 13  

Resident Occupations

  Snowmass Village % of Total
Employed civilian population age 16+ 1,850 100%
Management, professional and related 683 36.9%
Service 559 30.2%
Sales and Office 407 22%
Farming, fishing and forestry 0 0%
Construction, extraction and maintenance 12 0.6%
Production, transportation and material moving 98 5.3%
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