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Grand County, Colorado offers wide opportunity for business growth.

GranbyOverview

Granby Overview

As one of Colorado’s largest counties, we’re home to several towns, Granby, Grand Lake, Hot Sulphur Springs, Kremmling, Parshall, Tabernash, Fraser, and Winter Park.

In addition to the visitors we attract, our diverse communities support local, and national businesses!

Education

Grand County’s public school system is made up of the East Grand and West Grand School Districts. Our schools have received numerous awards, including several above average rankings.

Our schools may have some of the most beautiful campuses in the State of Colorado thanks to the generosity of our community. A District Mission states: As a result of our efforts, students will graduate as self-reliant and productive citizens, prepared to pursue their careers of choice through further education or training. 

Health Care

Mountain living means healthy living, and grand County continues to expand and improve our network of facilities and providers. For more info, see: http://www.co.grand.co.us/Nurse/guide.html

Infrastructure

We are working on this information and an exciting new tool. Stay tuned for more details!

Taxes and Incentives

Colorado was recently ranked as the 15th most tax-friendly state.

Grand County Demographics

Grand County is growing! In fact, U.S. Census data shows over 19% growth since 2000.

Census 2010 Data 2010 2000 # Chg % Chg
Total population 14,843 12,442 2,401 19.3%
Median Age 41.2 36.9 4.3 11.7%
Male population 7,929 6,593 1,336 20.3%
Female population 6,914 5,849 1,065 18.2%
White 13,877 11,839 2,038 17.2%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,116 543 573 105.5%
Not Hispanic or Latino 13,727 11,899 1,828 15.4%
Total households 6,469 5,075 1,394 27.5%
Families 3,966 3,217 749 23.3%
Households with children under 18 yrs 1,664 1,496 168 11.2%
Households with seniors (over 65 yrs) 1,090 663 427 64.4%
Average household size 2.3 2.37 -0.1 -4.6%
Total housing units 16,061 10,894 5,167 47.4%
Occupied housing units 6,469 5,075 1,394 27.5%
Vacant housing units 9,592 5,819 3,773 64.8%
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 8,273 4,783 3,490 73.0%
Owner-occupied housing units 4,457 3,461 996 28.8%
Renter-occupied housing units
source: Census 2010, 2000 Data

 

 American Community Survey Data (2006-2010 5-yr estimates) 2006-10 5-Yr Estimates
Educational Attainment:
   Bachelor’s Degree 21.4%
   Graduate or Professional Degree 7.4%
Total Labor Force 8,930
Top Five Industries:
1- Construction 19.0%
2- Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation & Food Service 17.2%
3 – Retail Trade 12.9%
4 -Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Rental & Leasing 9.3%
5 – Educational Services, Healthcare, Social Assistance 8.0%
Class of Worker:
   Private wage and salary worker 75.4%
   Government worker 16.8%
   Self-employed 7.8%
   Unpaid family worker 0.0%
Median Household Income  $      60,433
Per Capita Income  $      30,055
source:  U.S. Census, American Community Survey 2006-2010 Estimates

Town Demographics

Click on the name of the town to see their specific demographics.

Winter Park

Fraser

Granby

Grand Lake

Hot Sulphur Springs

Kremmling

 

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