Eagle County, CO

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2022 Population
55,650
0.0772% 1-year decline
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38.3
1.32% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
8.05%
12.6% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$98,887
8.26% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$728,400
13.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Eagle County, CO had a population of 55.7k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $98,887. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Eagle County, CO declined from 55,693 to 55,650, a −0.0772% decrease and its median household income grew from $91,338 to $98,887, a 8.26% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Eagle County, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (64.2%), White (Hispanic) (13.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (12.1%), Other (Hispanic) (3.84%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.79%).

None of the households in Eagle County, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.7% of the residents in Eagle County, CO are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Eagle County, CO was $728,400, and the homeownership rate was 68.6%.

Most people in Eagle County, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Eagle County, CO was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Eagle County, CO is home to a population of 55.7k people, from which 90.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 16.2% of Eagle County, CO residents were born outside of the country (9k people).

In 2022, there were 4.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.7k people) in Eagle County, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.49k White (Hispanic) and 6.76k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.7%
2022 Citizenship
90.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.7% of Eagle County, CO residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Eagle County, CO was 90.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Eagle County, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    35.7k ± 571
  2. White (Hispanic)
    7.49k ± 1.33k
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    6.76k ± 1.45k
29.4%
Hispanic Population
16.4k people

In 2022, there were 4.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (35.7k people) in Eagle County, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7.49k White (Hispanic) and 6.76k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

29.4% of the people in Eagle County, CO are hispanic (16.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Eagle County, CO as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

16.2%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
9k people
15.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
8.54k people

As of 2022, 16.2% of Eagle County, CO residents (9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Eagle County, CO was 15.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    739 ± 389
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    451 ± 222
  3. Vietnam
    440 ± 163

Eagle County, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Eagle County, CO employs 32.1k people. The largest industries in Eagle County, CO are Accommodation & Food Services (4,584 people), Construction (3,864 people), and Retail Trade (3,577 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($98,750), Utilities ($97,326), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($89,180).

Occupations

32.1k
2022 Value
± 1,801
−1.12%
1 Year decline
± 7.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Eagle County, CO declined at a rate of −1.12%, from 32.5k employees to 32.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Eagle County, CO, are Management Occupations (5,031 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,668 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (2,602 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Eagle County, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

32.1k
2022 Value
± 1,801
−1.12%
1 Year decline
± 7.97%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Eagle County, CO declined at a rate of −1.12%, from 32.5k employees to 32.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Eagle County, CO, are Accommodation & Food Services (4,584 people), Construction (3,864 people), and Retail Trade (3,577 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Eagle County, CO, though some of these residents may live in Eagle County, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,754
Median earning men ± $3,499
$43,809
Median earning women ± $4,635

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($105,556), Public Administration ($85,568), and Information ($82,865).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($66,618), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,648), and Manufacturing ($53,357).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.73%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.87M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 1.73% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 1,015
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  2. 805
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 803
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Eagle County, CO went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 63.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (33.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.29%).

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.886% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.84% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (1.16M), Some college (997k), and High School or Equivalent (997k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Eagle County, CO was $728,400 in 2022, which is 2.58 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $640,400 to $728,400, a 13.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Eagle County, CO is 68.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Eagle County, CO have an average commute time of 22.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Eagle County, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Eagle County, CO is $98,887. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Eagle County, CO was Census Tract 7.01 with a value of $128,080, followed by Census Tract 7.02 and Census Tract 3.01, with respective values of $118,125 and $117,791.

Property

$728,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$47,579
$13,774
Median Property Taxes
±$987

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Eagle County, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Eagle County, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

68.6%
Homeownership
2022
73.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.6% of the housing units in Eagle County, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.2%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Eagle County, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7.01
  2. Census Tract 7.02
  3. Census Tract 3.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Eagle County, CO was Census Tract 7.01 with a value of $128,080, followed by Census Tract 7.02 and Census Tract 3.01, with respective values of $118,125 and $117,791.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Eagle County, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$98,887
Median Household Income
± $4,834
20.1k
Number of Households
± 1,356

In 2022, the median household income of the 20.1k households in Eagle County, CO grew to $98,887 from the previous year's value of $91,338.

The following chart displays the households in Eagle County, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Eagle County, CO is from Colorado.
0.464
2022 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2022, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.265% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (68.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (12.6%)
  3. Carpooled (9.18%)

In 2022, 68.8% of workers in Eagle County, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (12.6%) and those who carpooled to work (9.18%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

22.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Eagle County, CO have a shorter commute time (22.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.91% of the workforce in Eagle County, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Eagle County, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Eagle County, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.05% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Eagle County, CO (4.46k out of 55.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Eagle County, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

89.6% of the population of Eagle County, CO has health coverage, with 53.6% on employee plans, 8.86% on Medicaid, 10.9% on Medicare, 15.8% on non-group plans, and 0.425% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Eagle County, CO see 1313 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.09% decrease from the previous year (1341 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1485 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 469 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.2% were men and 46.8% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,313 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Eagle County, CO

Primary care physicians in Eagle County, CO see an average of 1,313 patients per year. This represents a 2.09% decrease from the previous year (1,341 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Eagle County, CO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.5% under 18 years, 20.7% between 18 and 34 years, 43.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.2% were men and 46.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.4%
Uninsured
53.6%
Employer Coverage
8.86%
Medicaid
10.9%
Medicare
15.8%
Non-Group
0.425%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Eagle County, CO grew by 3.09% from 10.1% to 10.4%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 27.3 in Eagle County, CO.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 22.6% in Eagle County, CO.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.7% in Eagle County, CO.

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