The Town of Minturn was incorporated in 1904 and is in Eagle County. Minturn is located in southeastern Eagle County on the Eagle River between the resort communities of Vail and Beaver Creek. The town limits extend 2 miles northwest along U.S. Route 24 to Interstate 70 at Exit 171, from which point it is 5 miles east to Vail and 5 miles west to Avon at the base of Beaver Creek Resort. Minturn is surrounded on three sides by White River National Forest, with the Holy Cross Wilderness bordering the southwest side of the town. The national forest offers hiking, biking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and other recreational opportunities. Five huts operated by the Tenth Mountain Hut Association along with their associated trail systems are found in the local Eagle-Holy Cross ranger district. Camp Hale, a World War II winter training site now on the National Register of Historic Places, is situated toward the south end of the district.

Key Stats

 Population (2017)Population Change (2010-2017)Median Household IncomeTotal Housing UnitsNumber of HouseholdsPercentage of Vacant/Seasonal UnitsPercentage Age 25+ with BA or Higher DegreeMedian AgePercentage of Hispanic Residents
Minturn, CO1,1412.8%82,67954220719.55%48.4%40.627.2%
Source: Colorado State Demography Office

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-Year Estimates, 2017