Eagle, Colorado

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Town of Eagle, Colorado
—  Town  —
Motto: "Classic Colorado"
Location in Eagle County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°39′2″N 106°49′38″W / 39.65056°N 106.82722°W / 39.65056; -106.82722Coordinates: 39°39′2″N 106°49′38″W / 39.65056°N 106.82722°W / 39.65056; -106.82722
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyEagle[1]
Incorporated (town)April 5, 1905[2]
Government
 • TypeStatutory Town[1]
 • Town ManagerWilliam Powell[3]
Area
 • Total2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[4]6,601 ft (2,012 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total3,032
 • Density1,263.3/sq mi (497/km2)
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[5]81631 (PO Box)
Area code(s)970
FIPS code08-22200
GNIS feature ID0204664
WebsiteTown of Eagle
 
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Town of Eagle, Colorado
—  Town  —
Motto: "Classic Colorado"
Location in Eagle County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 39°39′2″N 106°49′38″W / 39.65056°N 106.82722°W / 39.65056; -106.82722Coordinates: 39°39′2″N 106°49′38″W / 39.65056°N 106.82722°W / 39.65056; -106.82722
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyEagle[1]
Incorporated (town)April 5, 1905[2]
Government
 • TypeStatutory Town[1]
 • Town ManagerWilliam Powell[3]
Area
 • Total2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Land2.4 sq mi (6.1 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[4]6,601 ft (2,012 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total3,032
 • Density1,263.3/sq mi (497/km2)
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[5]81631 (PO Box)
Area code(s)970
FIPS code08-22200
GNIS feature ID0204664
WebsiteTown of Eagle

Eagle is a Statutory Town in and the county seat of Eagle County, Colorado, United States.[6] The population was 3,032 at the 2000 census.

The town was made famous as the location of the Kobe Bryant sexual assault trial.

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History

The town was named for the Eagle River.[7] The town was incorporated in 1905.[8]

Demographics

As of the census[9] of 2000, there were 3,032 people, 1,064 households, and 746 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,283.0 people per square mile (496.0/km²). There were 1,116 housing units at an average density of 472.2 per square mile (182.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 87.40% White, 0.36% African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 9.10% from other races, and 2.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.15% of the population.

There were 1,064 households out of which 43.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.4% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.8% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.27.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 40.8% from 25 to 44, 17.5% from 45 to 64, and 4.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 109.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $62,750, and the median income for a family was $67,500. Males had a median income of $40,833 versus $29,342 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,657. About 3.3% of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.8% of those under age 18 and 11.6% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation

Eagle County Regional Airport (IATA:EGE, ICAO:KEGE) is 5 miles away, located between Eagle and the nearby town of Gypsum. Many Airlines provide services from Eagle to various destination during the ski season months, although in the low season months the airport just has services to Dallas and Denver.

Vail Ski Area.

ECO Transit provides local transportation from Eagle to Dotsero, Gypsum, Edwards, Avon and Vail.

Union Pacific Railroad's tracks cross Eagle, linking the town to Denver, Grand Junction and Pueblo. The closest Amtrak station is located in Glenwood Springs, 31 miles away and it has daily service of California Zephyr.

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