Granby

61°F
Current Population
2,437
Elevation Level
7974 ft

About Granby

  • The town of Granby is the most populous town in Grand County. It is situated along U.S. Highway 40 in Middle Park about 85 miles west of Denver. It was founded along the route of the Denver, Northwestern & Pacific Railway. 
  • Many call Granby home because of the proximity to Denver, climate, and small town-friendly atmosphere. With the abundance of recreational activities located in a friendly small town, there is no question that Granby is “The Heart of Something Grand.” 

Explore Granby

Entertainment & Culture

Granby has a charming Main Street lined with shops and restaurants that are full of character.  In the summer months, you can add farmer's markets and rodeos and golf to your itinerary. Granby is home to four golf courses. In the winter watch or participate in ice-fishing tournaments. This is in addition to the skiing, hiking, biking, and other fun that can be had in Granby. 

  • Grand Lake has an inviting lakeside setting that is home to cozy log cabins, restaurants, bars and shopping. 

  • Rocky Mountain National Park has 265,769 acres of wilderness to enjoy.  

  • Winter Park is a world-class ski resort with over 3,000 skiable acres. 

  • Hot Sulphur Springs are the perfect place to relax in the therapeutic natural hot springs. 

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Popular Restaurants

For a small town, Granby has a variety of delicious dining options. Whatever you're in the mood for, you can find it in Granby. 

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Parks

Granby is the perfect home for outdoor enthusiasts as it sits between Grand Lake and Winter Park. With the beautiful backdrop of the Rocky Mountains, Granby offers recreational activities likes skiing fishing, hiking, boating, rafting, horseback riding, and golfing.  Nearby is Winter Park Ski Resort and the west entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park in Grand Lake.  Lake Granby is a less crowded spot to enjoy the water than Grand Lake and is the third-largest body of water in Colorado.  Although both are great options to get out on the water! Hot Sulphur Springs is the perfect place to relax in the therapeutic natural hot springs. 

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About the Community

East Grand Middle School

Summary
  • District East Grand School District No. 2
  • Phone (970) 887-3382
  • Address 251 W DIAMOND AVE
  • County Grand County
  • Grade 06 - 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 +10% to +15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 330
  • Student Teacher Ratio 12

Fraser Valley Elementary School

Summary
  • District East Grand School District No. 2
  • Phone (970) 726-8033
  • Address 125 EASTOM AVE
  • County Grand County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • 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 +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 270
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Granby Elementary School

Summary
  • District East Grand School District No. 2
  • Phone (970) 887-3312
  • Address 202 W TOPAZ AVE
  • County Grand County
  • Grade PK - 05
  • 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 Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -1% to -5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 340
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Middle Park High School

Summary
  • District East Grand School District No. 2
  • Phone (970) 887-2104
  • Address 795 N 2ND ST
  • County Grand 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 +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 400
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 2,437
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 2,820
Households
  • Total Households 1,016
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 1,177
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 236

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 22.93
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 1.73
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 40.25
  • Avg Jan High Temp 24.14
  • Avg Jul High Temp 67.20
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 132
  • Air Pollution Index 115
  • Earthquake Index 56
  • Hail Index 0
  • Tornado Index 3
  • Wind Index 12

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1975
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 86
  • Health Care Cost 95
  • Transportation Cost 94