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Yampa is a town in Routt County.
The community was named for the Yampa River, which was named for an edible root
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Colorado named Yampa. For links to other places called Yampa, CO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Yampa is 40.152N. The longitude is -106.908W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 7,881 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 426.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Yampa 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 80483 ZIP code.
12% of Yampa residents report German ancestry, and 26% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Yampa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Yampa was $21,141, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Yampa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Yampa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $575. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $938.
Libraries in Yampa include Yampa Public Library ... View libraries
Routt County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Yampa political report.
The average commute time for Yampa workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Yampa include Oak Tree Inn Yampa.
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