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Aspen is a city in Pitkin County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the tree
The latitude of Aspen is 39.191N. The longitude is -106.816W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,890 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,850.
The WPA built a ski run in the 1930s. Development of modern resorts began after World War II
Sections below provide additional information and links about Aspen demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pitkin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 81611 ZIP code.
15% of Aspen residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Aspen ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Aspen was $40,680, compared with $21,587 nationally.
61% of Aspen residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Aspen, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $897. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,975.
Libraries in Aspen include Pitkin County Library ... View libraries
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KAJX.
Pitkin County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Aspen political report.
Aspen restaurants taking online reservations include Hotel Jerome Restaurant, Montagna at the Little Nell, Poppies Bistro Cafe, Range ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Aspen workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Aspen include 210 Cooper Condominiums, Ajax Condominiums, Alpenblick Aspen, Aspen Meadows, Aspen Mountain Lodge, Aspen Townhouses East, Boomerang Lodge, Carriage House Inn at Sardy House, Chateau Aspen Condominiums, Chateau Blanc Condominiums ... More hotels.
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