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Gunnison is a city in Gunnison County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for John W. Gunnison, killed by Indians as he was surveying a railroad route.
The latitude of Gunnison is 38.545N. The longitude is -106.924W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,703 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,313.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Gunnison demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Gunnison 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 81230 ZIP code.
20% of Gunnison residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gunnison ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gunnison was $15,196, compared with $21,587 nationally.
39% of Gunnison residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Gunnison, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $448. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $862.
Libraries in Gunnison include Gunnison County Public Library ... View libraries
Gunnison County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gunnison political report.
The average commute time for Gunnison workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Gunnison include Alpine Inn of Gunnison, Best Western Tomichi Village Inn, Comfort Inn Gunnison, Gunnison Days Inn, Quality Inn Gunnison, Rodeway Inn Gunnison, Super 8 Gunnison Crested Butte.
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