Gunnison Information

Gunnison Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Gunnison, CO

General Gunnison Information

State: Colorado

County: Gunnison County

Close cities: Mount Crested Butte, CO, Gunnison, CO, Pitkin, CO, Sargents, CO, Parlin, CO, Almont, CO, Crested Butte, CO

Gunnison Population (census data)
Total 5,406 (-1.2% since 2000)
Male 2,950 (54.6%)
Female 2,456 (45.4%)

Population Density: 1,684 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 95.5 (US Avg is 100)

Gunnison Elevation: 7,703 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1880

Land Area: 3.21 square miles

Median Household Income: $28,760

Zip Codes: 81247, 81231, and 81230.

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Gunnison Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (89.7%)
  • Hispanic (6.9%)
  • Two or more races (2.6%)
  • American Indian (1.8%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Black (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (21.7%)
  • Irish (15.2%)
  • English (12.6%)
  • Italian (7.2%)
  • United States (5.5%)
  • French (4.0%)
Foriegn Born: 142 people (2.6%)
  • Europe (68.4%)
  • Latin America (31.6%)

Local Gunnison Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Arizona Cardinals, Denver Broncos
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets, Utah Jazz
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: University of Denver, University of Colorado

Gunnison School Information

High Schools
Gunnison High School (800 West Ohio, Gunnison, CO, 81230 - Gunnison Watershed RE 1J District)
Middle Schools
Gunnison Middle School (1099 North 11th, Gunnison, CO, 81230 - Gunnison Watershed RE 1J District)
Elementary Schools
Gunnison Elementary School (1099 North 11th, Gunnison, CO, 81230 - Gunnison Watershed RE 1J District)
Other/Private Schools
Gunnison Preschool (800 North Boulevard, Gunnison, CO, 81230 - Gunnison Watershed RE 1J District)
Gunnison Valley School (600 North 8th, Gunnison, CO, 81230 - Gunnison Watershed RE 1J District)

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