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Encyclopedia > Basalt, Colorado

Basalt is a town located in Eagle County, Colorado. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 2,681. Eagle County is a county located in the U.S. state of Colorado. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Basalt has one of the best libraries in the Central Valley.


Geography

Location of Basalt, Colorado

Basalt is located at 39°22'6" North, 107°2'18" West (39.368382, -107.038263)1. Adapted from Wikipedias CO county maps by Seth Ilys. ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.0 km² (1.9 mi²). 5.0 km² (1.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.03% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... This article is about the unit of measure. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 2,681 people, 1,052 households, and 637 families residing in the town. The population density is 539.1/km² (1,394.8/mi²). There are 1,218 housing units at an average density of 244.9/km² (633.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 91.53% White, 0.48% African American, 0.52% Native American, 1.27% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 4.77% from other races, and 1.31% from two or more races. 11.75% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... Shortcut: {{GR|#}} {{Cite:GR|#}} The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 1,052 households out of which 34.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.1% are married couples living together, 7.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.4% are non-families. 24.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 2.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.55 and the average family size is 3.00. Marriage is a relationship and bond, most commonly between a man and a woman, that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the town the population is spread out with 23.6% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 42.3% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 3.0% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 34 years. For every 100 females there are 108.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 110.6 males.


The median income for a household in the town is $67,200, and the median income for a family is $73,375. Males have a median income of $40,791 versus $30,532 for females. The per capita income for the town is $30,746. 6.3% of the population and 4.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.9% of those under the age of 18 and 6.8% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for an area may be defined as the total personal income in an area, divided by the number of people in that area. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


External links

  • Official town website (http://www.basalt.net/)
  • Maps and aerial photos (http://kvaleberg.com/extensions/mapsources/index.php?params=39.368382_N_-107.038263_E_type:city_region:US)
    • Street map from MapQuest  (http://mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=39.368382&longitude=-107.038263&zoom=6) or Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=39.368382,-107.038263&spn=0.11,0.18)
    • Topographic map from TopoZone  (http://topozone.com/map.asp?lat=39.368382&lon=-107.038263&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100&datum=nad83)
    • Aerial image or topographic map from TerraServer-USA (http://terraserver-usa.com/image.aspx?s=14&lon=-107.038263&lat=39.368382&w=2)
    • Satellite image from Google Maps (http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=39.368382,-107.038263&spn=0.11,0.18&t=k)

 
 

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