Community Profile

Demographics

Primary residents number approximately 3,500, and are for the most part evenly split between single and married, with the median age being 34.

Visitors and second home owners bolster the community, particularly in summer when town celebrations and recreational activities hit high gear.

Basalt has everything to offer. Whether relocating, passing through or currently established in this bustling community, you are sure to find what you are looking for in this quaint mountain town.

Community Profile

 

Population
Population in 2012: 3,826 (94% urban, 6% rural)
Males: 1,919 (50.2%)
Females: 1,907 (49.8%)

Age
Median Resident Age: 36.6 years
Colorado Median Age: 40.6 years

Income
Estimated median household income in 2011: $70,287
Estimated median household income in 2000 : $67,200

Real Estate
Estimated median house or condo value in Basalt in 2011 : $592,099
Estimated median house or condo value in Basalt in 2000 : $379,000
Estimated median house or condo value in Colorado in 2011 : $233,700
Source: www.city-data.com

Ethnicity

 

RACE
White alone
Hispanic
2 or more races
Asian alone
Black alone
American Indian alone
Pacific Islander

POPULATION
2,937
783
62
49
18
5
3

PERCENTAGE
76.1%
20.3%
1.6%
1.3%
0.5%
0.1%
0.08%

Business Profile

 

Type of Businesses Already Located in Basalt; The most common industries in 2007-2011

INDUSTRY
• Accommodation and food services
• Construction
• Real estate and rental and leasing
• Professional, scientific, and technical services
• Arts, entertainment, and recreation
• Administrative and support and waste management services
• Finance and insurance

PERCENTAGE
21%
15%
15%
10%
7%
7%
5%