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Grand Lake is a town in Grand County.

The community was named for the lake, which was named for the Grand River

The latitude of Grand Lake is 40.252N. The longitude is -105.822W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 8,389 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 444.


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Median household income
Local
$45,096
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Grand Lake demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Snowshoe Festival - Jan. 12-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Grand Lake web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Rocky Mountain National Park, Grand Lake, Shadow Mountain Reservoir, Lake Granby
Scenic roads: Trail Ridge Road
Historic sites and museums: Kauffman House Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Grand Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grand 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 80447 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

28% of Grand Lake residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Grand Lake ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Grand Lake was $34,676, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

35% of Grand Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Grand Lake include Holzwarth Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Grand Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $472.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,365.


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Libraries in Grand Lake include Juniper Library at Grand Lake ... View libraries

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Politics

Grand County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Grand Lake political report.

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The average commute time for Grand Lake workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Grand Lake include Best Value Bighorn Lodge, Inn at Grand Lake.

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