Gunnison County

Gunnison, CO: What you need to know

Gunnison is a quintessential western town, with a quaint downtown featuring iconic restaurants like The W, where patrons wait in line to consume sumptuous breakfast burritos laden with green chile sauce. Western State University makes “Gunny” a college town.  Gunnison Valley Hospital and a regional airport serve local residents who also enjoy a beautiful recreation center and outdoor amenities including Blue Mesa Lake,  mountain streams and hiking trails and the nearby ski slopes of Crested Butte.  P.S. Bring your fly rod.


Gunnison, CO City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 5,955
Median Age 24
Median Household Income $35,871
Median Home Price $203,100

Gunnison, CO Demographics

Median Population in Gunnison , CO

Median Age 23.6%
Age 18 Over 86%
Age 21 Over 65%
Age 62 Over 8.3%
Age 65 Over 7%

Race in Gunnison , CO

  Ethnicity White 95.5%
  Ethnicity Black 1.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 0.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 18.4%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.6%
  Ethnicity Other 0.9%

Population By Gender in Gunnison , CO

  Male 53.1%
  Female 46.9%

Language in Gunnison , CO

  English Only 89.2%
  English Other 10.8%

Economics in Gunnison , CO

  Median Household Income $35,871
  Median Home Price $203,100
  Homes Owned 63.7%
  Homes Rent 36.3%
  Median Property Rent $818

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Commute Types in Gunnison , CO

  Walked 13.8%
  Worked at Home 3.9%
  Public Transportation 2.2%
  Other Means 13.3%
  Drove Alone 52.9%
  Carpooled 14%

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