Gunnison, Gunnison County, Colorado

Gunnison: County seat of Gunnison County, Colorado, United States


Gunnison is a city located in the county of Gunnison in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,854. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,840 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Gunnison

Population : 6,840 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Gunnison County
Phone Area Codes : 970
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Named for : John Williams Gunnison
Altitude : 7,700 feet / 2347 meters
Capital city : Gunnison is capital of Gunnison County
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 19:06:07 (2nd June 2023)
Postal code : 81230
Population growth : 14.42% (2010-2020)
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Location of Gunnison on Colorado map.
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Gunnison is located at 38°32'45"N 106°55'31"W (38.5458200, -106.9253200).

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The population of Gunnison increased by 14.42% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,854 - census
2011 5,743 -1.93% estimation process
2012 5,828 1.46% estimation process
2013 5,989 2.69% estimation process
2014 6,043 0.89% estimation process
2015 6,147 1.69% estimation process
2016 6,261 1.82% estimation process
2017 6,427 2.58% estimation process
2018 6,541 1.74% estimation process
2019 6,640 1.49% estimation process
2020 6,840 2.92% estimation process

Gunnison zip code is 81230. County name: Gunnison, County fips: 08051

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People born in Gunnison (6)

People born in Gunnison, including sport wrestler and martial artist Aaron Simpson, football player and coach Chester Pittser, actress Donna Anderson, .


Schools in Gunnison

College & universities near Gunnison, CO

Code Name City ZIP
128391 Western Colorado University Gunnison (CO) 81231

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Gunnison, CO

Code Name Address Type
GNW Gunnison-Western State Univ, CO 400 North Colorado Street \r\n BUS
GUN Gunnison-Downtown, CO 905 North Main Street BUS
PSG Poncha Springs, CO 6250 US Highway 285 BUS
BUV Buena Vista, CO 27318 County Road 314 BUS
SLD Salida, CO 54 Jones Avenue BUS

Post offices near Gunnison

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gunnison Post Office Gunnison (CO) 81230

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Gunnison County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gunnison County , CO.

City Name Population Title
Crested Butte 1,682 Home Rule Municipality in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States
Mount Crested Butte 893 City in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States of America
Marble 140 Town in Colorado, United States
Pitkin 70 City in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Gunnison distances to largest Colorado cities