511 Colorado Ave.
Carbondale, CO 81623
Phone: (970) 963-2733

Facts & Figures 

Carbondale By the Numbers:  

Population, 2010: 6,427

Business Quick Facts

Total number of firms, 2007: 1,432

Women-owned firms, percent, 2007: 34.2%

Geography Quick Facts

Land area in square miles, 2010: 2.04 

Persons per square mile, 2010: 3,144.3

(US Census Bureau State & County Quick Facts)

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Carbondale is a home-rule town with a council-manager government whose general philosophy incorporates substantial input from citizens through advisory boards and commissions. In addition to maintaining parks and streets, the Town operates its own water treatment and sanitation plants. The Police Department has 10 full-time officers and the Carbondale and Rural Fire Protection District operates fire stations in Carbondale, Redstone, and Marble with 15 paid staff and over 70 volunteers. The stations are equipped with new, modern fire-fighting equipment, and a volunteer ambulance service operating throughout the Crystal and Roaring Fork Valleys.
          

Valley Population
2010
2009
2008
2000
1980
Carbondale
6,427
7,026
6,699
5,196
2,084
Glenwood Springs
7,736
9,250
9,182
7,736
4,637
Basalt
2,681
3,339
3,259
681
529
Aspen
5,914
6,846
6,664
5,914
3,678
Garfield County
56,389
57,646
56,183
43,791
22,514
Pitkin County
17,148
17,489
17,053
14,872
10,338
Eagle County
52,197
54,721
53,090
41,659
13,320

* Sources: Colorado Department of Local Affairs and City-Data.com

Climate

Elevation…………………………….. 6,181 feet

Mean January Temperature………. 30.0 degrees F

Mean July Temperature……………. 70.0 degrees F

Mean Annual Temperature………... 46.9 degrees F

Average Annual Precipitation………17.0 inches

Average Annual Snowfall……......... 45.0 inches

Number of Sunshine Days……....... 295

The growing season averages 98 days with the last spring frost about June 1st and the first killing frost about September 15th.

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