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Steamboat Springs is a city in Routt County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for a geyser that spouted like a steamboat

The latitude of Steamboat Springs is 40.485N. The longitude is -106.831W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 6,732 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,390.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$54,647
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Steamboat Springs demographic reports
Steamboat Springs is on the Yampa River
Developed first as a ranching and mining town

Local skiers created the area's first ski jump as early as 1913

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 36. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.8 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Cowboys' Roundup Days - June 29-July 4, 2007
  • Routt County Fair - Aug. 10-19, 2007
  • Winter Carnival - Feb. 7-11, 2007
Dates often change. Check Steamboat Springs web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Stagecoach State Park, Steamboat Lake State Park
Steamboat Springs attractions: Strawberry Park Hot Springs, Steamboat Hot Springs
Historic sites and museums: Tread of Pioneers Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Steamboat Springs demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Routt 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 80487 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Steamboat Springs residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Steamboat Springs ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Steamboat Springs was $31,695, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

52% of Steamboat Springs residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
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Fairs, festivals & other events
Steamboat Springs festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Steamboat Springs, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $715.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,467.


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Libraries

Libraries in Steamboat Springs include Steamboat Springs/East Routt Ld ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Steamboat Springs include Steamboat Pilot

TV stations in Steamboat Springs include KMAS.

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Politics

Routt County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Steamboat Springs political report.

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Restaurants

Steamboat Springs restaurants taking online reservations include La Montana ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Steamboat Springs workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

Travel

Hotels in Steamboat Springs include Best Value Inn Nordic Lodge, Best Western Ptarmigan Inn, Celebrity Resorts Stamboat Springs, Celebrity Resorts Steamboat Springs Hilltop, Comfort Inn Steamboat Springs, Fairfield Inn Steamboat Springs, Hampton Inn and Suites, Hotel Bristol, Inn at Steamboat, Iron Horse Inn ... More hotels.

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