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Eagle County, Colorado

PO Box 850
Eagle, CO 81631
Phone: (970) 328-8612
Fax: (970) 328-8716

In west-central CO, west of Denver; organized Feb 11, 1883, from Summit County. Name Origin: For the Eagle River, which flows through the county; the river was named for the bird

Area (sq mi):: 1691.80 (land 1687.88; water 3.93) Population per square mile: 28.20
Population 2005: 47,530 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 14.10%; 1990-2000 90.00% Population 2000: 41,659 (White 74.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 23.20%; Asian 0.80%; Other 13.50%). Foreign born: 18.20%. Median age: 31.20
Income 2000: per capita $32,011; median household $62,682; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $37,769-$38,252
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.80% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 15.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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