The Town of Winter Park, located in Grand County, Colorado, is situated in a high mountain park at an elevation of 9,100 ft. The valley Winter Park sits in is surrounded by the Arapaho National Forest and three wilderness areas: Indian Peaks, Byers Peak and Vasquez. Approximately 75% of the land in Grand County is publicly owned. 17,000 acres of public land is owned by the City of Denver Water Board. Nearby Rocky Mountain National Park sets aside 265,727 acres of natural land and wildlife habitat for the public to enjoy. Tourism is the main source of industry in Winter Park.
The Town of Winter Park is 7.5 square miles, including the base village of Winter Park Resort. The town and ski area have long been popular with Denver Metro residents, though the region is quickly becoming a four-season vacation destination. The Town of Winter Park is only 90 minutes northwest of Denver, 90 minutes from Summit County and two hours from the Vail Valley.
|Population (2017)||Population Change (2010-2017)||Median Household Income||Total Housing Units||Number of Households||Percentage of Vacant/Seasonal Units||Percentage Age 25+ with BA or Higher Degree||Median Age||Percentage of Hispanic Residents|
|Winter Park, CO||706||4.5%||79,375||2,628||186||71%||43.3%||37.7||0%|
|Source: Colorado State Demography Office
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-Year Estimates, 2017