Gunnison County

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Gunnison County, Colorado

221 N Wisconsin St Suite C
Gunnison, CO 81230
Phone: (970) 641-1516
Fax: (970) 641-7956
www.co.gunnison.co.us

In west-central CO, west of Colorado Springs; organized Mar 9, 1877, from Lake County. Name Origin: For John William Gunnison (1812-53), killed by Indians while surveying for a proposed railroad

Area (sq mi):: 3259.75 (land 3238.81; water 20.93) Population per square mile: 4.40
Population 2005: 14,226 State rank: 32 Population change: 2000-20005 1.90%; 1990-2000 35.90% Population 2000: 13,956 (White 92.30%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 5.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 2.90%. Median age: 30.40
Income 2000: per capita $21,407; median household $36,916; Population below poverty level: 15.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,468-$26,581
Unemployment (2004): 4.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 15.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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