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Town of Eagle, Colorado
Town
Motto: "Classic Colorado"
Location in Eagle County and the state of Colorado
Location in Eagle County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°39′2″N 106°49′38″W / 39.65056°N 106.82722°W / 39.65056; -106.82722Coordinates: 39°39′2″N 106°49′38″W / 39.65056°N 106.82722°W / 39.65056; -106.82722
Country United States
State  Colorado
County Eagle[1]
Incorporated (town) April 5, 1905[2]
Government
 • Type Statutory Town[1]
 • Mayor Yuri Kostick
 • Town Manager Jon Stavney
Area
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land 2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[4] 6,601 ft (2,012 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,508
 • Density 2,711.7/sq mi (1,066.9/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[5] 81631 (PO Box)
Area code(s) 970
FIPS code 08-22200
GNIS feature ID 0204664
Website Town of Eagle

Eagle is a Statutory Town in and the county seat of Eagle County, Colorado, United States.[6] The population was 6,508 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The town was named for the Eagle River & incorporated in 1905. The town is gaining recognition for its extensive trail system for mountain biking, hiking and trail running. Located just 30 miles west of the resorts of Vail and Beaver Creek, the Town of Eagle and its residents enjoy an abundance of year-round recreational opportunities. [7][8] [9][10]

Demographics[edit]

Per the Town's website, as of the 2010 census: there was a population of 6,500 with a median age of 33.8 years. 88% of the population 25 years and older are high school graduates or higher while 31% of population 25 years and older have a bachelor’s degree or higher. The median household income is $62,750 and the median housing cost is $274,800(in comparison, New York City median is $233,700; Orange County, CA is $270,000; Denver is $176,600).

Older information on the Town: As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 3,032 people, 1,064 households, and 746 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,283.0 people per square mile (496.0/km²). There were 1,116 housing units at an average density of 472.2 per square mile (182.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 87.40% White, 0.36% African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 9.10% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.15% of the population.

There were 1,064 households out of which 43.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 40.8% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 109.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $62,750, and the median income for a family was $67,500. Males had a median income of $40,833 versus $29,342 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,657. About 3.3% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.

Community Activism[edit]

The Eagle community has an involved community, especially when big issues come up for review. In just three years, there were three referendums. In January 2010, voters defeated a 582,000 square foot lifestyle center project called Eagle River Station. In January 2012, voters approved allowing the medical marijuana dispensary to stay in business. (The Board of Trustees originally allowed the business to open but then the new Board of Trustees decided to withdraw that permit. The owners of the dispensary then took it to the vote of the people and the business was allowed to stay open). In May 2012, voters approved the second vote on the now 732,000 square foot lifestyle center project still called Eagle River Station.

Climate[edit]

Eagle experiences a semi-arid climate with cold winters and hot summers. Due to the high elevation, temperatures drop sharply after sunset.

Climate data for Eagle County Regional Airport, Colorado (1981–2010 normals, extremes 1904–present)[12]
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 58
(14)
65
(18)
73
(23)
82
(28)
90
(32)
100
(38)
99
(37)
96
(36)
93
(34)
84
(29)
73
(23)
61
(16)
100
(38)
Average high °F (°C) 32.4
(0.2)
37.9
(3.3)
47.2
(8.4)
56.6
(13.7)
67.3
(19.6)
77.6
(25.3)
83.1
(28.4)
81.5
(27.5)
72.7
(22.6)
60.3
(15.7)
44.4
(6.9)
32.8
(0.4)
57.82
(14.33)
Average low °F (°C) 10.1
(−12.2)
16.8
(−8.4)
25.8
(−3.4)
31.0
(−0.6)
38.3
(3.5)
44.3
(6.8)
51.3
(10.7)
50.5
(10.3)
42.1
(5.6)
31.8
(−0.1)
21.9
(−5.6)
12.5
(−10.8)
31.37
(−0.35)
Record low °F (°C) −51
(−46)
−46
(−43)
−20
(−29)
−15
(−26)
5
(−15)
12
(−11)
29
(−2)
26
(−3)
14
(−10)
2
(−17)
−29
(−34)
−33
(−36)
−51
(−46)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.45
(11.4)
0.54
(13.7)
0.78
(19.8)
1.17
(29.7)
0.97
(24.6)
0.74
(18.8)
1.49
(37.8)
0.82
(20.8)
1.43
(36.3)
1.24
(31.5)
0.90
(22.9)
0.78
(19.8)
11.31
(287.3)
Snowfall inches (cm) 6.5
(16.5)
7.3
(18.5)
5.4
(13.7)
3.6
(9.1)
1.1
(2.8)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0
(0)
0.3
(0.8)
2.8
(7.1)
8.0
(20.3)
11.7
(29.7)
46.7
(118.6)
Avg. precipitation days (≥ 0.01 in) 5.6 6.9 8.2 7.5 8.9 5.9 10.8 8.9 8.3 7.2 8.1 7.6 93.9
Avg. snowy days (≥ 0.1 in) 5.4 6.3 5.9 3.2 0.6 0 0 0 0.1 1.4 5.7 7.4 36.0
Source: NOAA,[13][14] Western Regional Climate Center[15]

Transportation[edit]

Eagle County Regional Airport (IATA:EGE, ICAO:KEGE) is 5 miles away, located between Eagle and the nearby town of Gypsum. Many Airlines provide services from Eagle to various destination during the ski season months, although in the low season months the airport just has services to Dallas and Denver.

Vail Ski Area.

ECO Transit provides local transportation from Eagle to Dotsero, Gypsum, Edwards, Avon and Vail.

Union Pacific Railroad's tracks cross Eagle, linking the town to Denver, Grand Junction and Pueblo. The closest Amtrak station is located in Glenwood Springs, 31 miles away and it has daily service of California Zephyr.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Retrieved 2007-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  3. ^ "Administration". Town of Eagle, Colorado. Retrieved 2007-09-08. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. Retrieved September 8, 2007. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "Profile for Eagle, Colorado, CO". ePodunk. Retrieved 2012-09-07. 
  8. ^ "Eagle, Colorado". City-Data.com. Retrieved 2012-09-07. 
  9. ^ "Profile for Eagle, Colorado, CO". ePodunk. Retrieved 2012-09-07. 
  10. ^ "Eagle, Colorado". City-Data.com. Retrieved 2012-09-07. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  12. ^ Large swaths of data are missing; in particular, precipitation and snow data from July 1994 onward is largely missing. For more information, consult either the WRCC or NOAA source provided.
  13. ^ "National Weather Service Climate". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved 2014-03-29. 
  14. ^ "Station Name: CO EAGLE FAA AP". National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Retrieved 2014-03-29. 
  15. ^ "Seasonal Temperature and Precipitation Information". Western Regional Climate Center. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 

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