Carbondale

55°F
Current Population
6,779
Elevation Level
6171 ft

About Carbondale

 Carbondale is located in Western Colorado. It is part of Garfield County. The town is situated in the valley of the Roaring Fork River. Nearby cities include Glenwood Springs, Aspen and Snowmass. Carbondale has many things to do including kayaking, biking, fly fishing, horseback riding, hunting and camping. Because of these activities it was voted one of “The Top 10 Adventure Towns in the U.S.” by National Geographic Adventure Magazine. Along with these activities there are also hot springs, shopping and various bars and restaurants for the whole family to enjoy, making it the perfect place to find a home. 

Explore Carbondale

Entertainment & Culture

  • Avalanche Ranch Cabins and Hot Springs offer cozy cabins and 3 luxurious hot spring pools that provide the ultimate relaxation experience.  

  • Carbondale Recreation Center has something for the whole family including a rock climbing wall, pool and gymnasium. 

  • Carbondale Shopping is a unique experience nestled in historic downtown including clothing stores, home furnishing stores, gift shops and more. 

  • Carbondale Dining is perfect for anyone’s palate having everything from breweries to Thai food it will not disappoint. 

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About the Community

Carbondale Middle School

Summary
  • District Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
  • Phone (970) 384-5700
  • Address 180 SNOWMASS DR
  • County Garfield County
  • Grade 05 - 08
  • Instructional Level Middle School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +5% to +10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 370
  • Student Teacher Ratio 13

Crystal River Elementary School

Summary
  • District Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
  • Phone (970) 384-5620
  • Address 160 SNOWMASS DR
  • County Garfield County
  • Grade PK - 04
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement No
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -20% to -50%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 300
  • Student Teacher Ratio 11

Roaring Fork High School

Summary
  • District Roaring Fork School District No. Re-1
  • Phone (970) 384-5757
  • Address 2270 HIGHWAY 133
  • County Garfield County
  • Grade 09 - 12
  • Instructional Level High School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten No
  • Kindergarten No
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate No
  • Advanced Placement Yes
  • Before and After School Program No
  • Gifted and Talended Program Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 432
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 6,779
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 7,747
Households
  • Total Households 2,381
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 2,730
  • Average Size of Household 3.00
  • Households With Children 561

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 21.75
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 13.20
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 51.90
  • Avg Jan High Temp 36.00
  • Avg Jul High Temp 89.10
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 118
  • Air Pollution Index 72
  • Earthquake Index 84
  • Hail Index 4
  • Tornado Index 3
  • Wind Index 16

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1981
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 105
  • Health Care Cost 111
  • Transportation Cost 119