Gunnison County , Colorado

Gunnison County: County in Colorado, United States

About

Gunnison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,324 and a population density of 2 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 17,593 inhabitants. Its county seat is Gunnison. The county was created 145 years ago in 1876.

Gunnison County Quick Facts

Population : 17,593 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
Area : 8443 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.6%
Land as percent of area : 99.4%
Named for : John Williams Gunnison
Altitude : 9,429 feet / 2874 meters
Capital : Gunnison
Establishment : January 01, 1877
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 20:40:01 (18th May 2022)
Density : 2 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 12.9% (2010-2020)
Gunnison County locator map
Location of Gunnison County on Colorado map.
State Normal School Building image
State Normal School Building
State Normal School Building image

Geography

Gunnison County is located at 38°40'0"N 107°1'54"W (38.6668000, -107.0317000). It has 3 neighbors: Delta County, Hinsdale County and Pitkin County.

Gunnison County map

The largest city of Gunnison County is Gunnison with a population of 6,840. Other cities include, Crested Butte population 1,682, Mount Crested Butte population 893 and Pitkin population 70. See all Gunnison County cities & populated places.

Gunnison County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Gunnison 6,840 County seat of Gunnison County, Colorado, United States
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

Gunnison County has 3 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Gunnison County increased by 12.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,324 - census
2011 15,261 -0.41% estimation process
2012 15,378 0.76% estimation process
2013 15,575 1.26% estimation process
2014 15,765 1.21% estimation process
2015 16,104 2.11% estimation process
2016 16,414 1.89% estimation process
2017 16,863 2.66% estimation process
2018 17,167 1.77% estimation process
2019 17,462 1.69% estimation process
2020 17,593 0.74% estimation process

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