Edwards, Colorado

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Edwards, Colorado
Nickname(s): E-Town
Location in Eagle County and the state of Colorado
Location in Eagle County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°38′25″N 106°35′32″W / 39.64028°N 106.59222°W / 39.64028; -106.59222Coordinates: 39°38′25″N 106°35′32″W / 39.64028°N 106.59222°W / 39.64028; -106.59222
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Eagle[1]
Area
 • Total 39.7 sq mi (102.8 km2)
 • Land 39.7 sq mi (102.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 7,221 ft (2,201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,266
 • Density 208/sq mi (80.3/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2] 81632
Area code(s) 970
FIPS code 08-23300
GNIS feature ID 0204666

Edwards is a census-designated place (CDP) in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. Edwards is the principal community of the Edwards Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 10,266 at the 2010 census.[3][4] The Edwards Post Office has the ZIP Code 81632.[2]

Geography[edit]

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Map of Eagle County
Edwards is in the center of Eagle County, on I-70.

Edwards is located at 39°38′25″N 106°35′32″W / 39.64028°N 106.59222°W / 39.64028; -106.59222 (39.640178, -106.592325).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 39.7 square miles (103 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 8,257 people, 2,852 households, and 1,888 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 207.9 people per square mile (80.3/km²). There were 3,953 housing units at an average density of 99.6 per square mile (38.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.39% White, 0.34% African American, 0.40% Native American, 0.82% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 14.56% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 27.24% of the population.

There were 2,852 households out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 18.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.89 and the average family size was 3.24.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 40.4% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 2.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 116.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $70,869, and the median income for a family was $83,887. Males had a median income of $42,009 versus $31,377 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $39,784. About 2.9% of families and 6.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Ski Resorts[edit]

Edwards Colorado is in a favorable location for skiers and riders. Beaver Creek Resort is about 4 miles away while Vail is about 14.5 miles away.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. December 14, 2006. Retrieved December 14, 2006. 
  3. ^ Colorado Trend Report 2: State and Complete Places (Sub-state 2010 Census Data). Missouri Census Data Center. Accessed 2011-02-25.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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