Gypsum

48°F
Current Population
10,050
Elevation Level
6313 ft

About Gypsum

Gypsum is a ranching town located in Eagle County, west of the ski areas of Vail and Beaver Creek . The town’s name comes from the mineral deposits of gypsum found nearby. Due to the amount found it is home to the American Gypsum drywall plant and mine. Residents and visitors in Gypsum enjoy the outdoor activities such as hiking and biking various trails, fishing and golfing. Downtown Gypsum is lined with restaurants, cafes and parks.

Explore Gypsum

Entertainment & Culture

  • Gypsum Creek Golf Course is a beautiful course spread over a sage-covered mesa offering a Pete Dye 18-hole golf course perfect for players of any ability. 

  • Sylvan State Lake Park is located 40 miles southeast of town offering fun for the whole family including cozy cabins, horseback riding, fishing and boating surrounded by the White River National Forest. 

  •  Gypsum Shooting Sports Park is located north of the gypsum exit which serves as a facility to practice firearm education and perfect shooting ability and skills. 

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About the Community

Eagle Valley Elementary School

Summary
  • District Eagle County School District No. Re 50
  • Phone (970) 328-6981
  • Address 737 E 3RD ST
  • County Eagle County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary School
Programs and Services Available
  • Pre-Kindergarten Yes
  • Kindergarten Yes
  • Magnet School No
  • Charter School No
  • The International Baccalureate Yes
  • 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 400
  • Student Teacher Ratio 12

Eagle Valley High School

Summary
  • District Eagle County School District No. Re 50
  • Phone (970) 328-8960
  • Address 641 VALLEY RD
  • County Eagle 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 +5% to +10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 1016
  • Student Teacher Ratio 16

Eagle Valley Middle School

Summary
  • District Eagle County School District No. Re 50
  • Phone (970) 328-6224
  • Address 747 E 3RD ST
  • County Eagle 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 Yes
  • Gifted and Talended Program No
  • Elementary School Indicator No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct +5% to +10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 375
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Gypsum Creek Middle School

Summary
  • District Eagle County School District No. Re 50
  • Phone (970) 328-8980
  • Address 401 GRUNDEL WAY
  • County Eagle 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 +1% to +5%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 400
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Gypsum Elementary School

Summary
  • District Eagle County School District No. Re 50
  • Phone (970) 328-8940
  • Address 720 SCHOOLSIDE ST
  • County Eagle 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 No
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 400
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Red Hill Elementary School

Summary
  • District Eagle County School District No. Re 50
  • Phone (970) 328-8970
  • Address 100 GRUNDEL WAY
  • County Eagle County
  • Grade KN - 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 Yes
  • Elementary School Indicator Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -10% to -15%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 330
  • Student Teacher Ratio 13

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 10,050
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 12,848
Households
  • Total Households 3,116
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 3,982
  • Average Size of Household 3.00
  • Households With Children 1,007

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 10.72
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 5.80
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 47.10
  • Avg Jan High Temp 34.60
  • Avg Jul High Temp 86.40
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 117
  • Air Pollution Index 74
  • Earthquake Index 75
  • Hail Index 1
  • Tornado Index 13
  • Wind Index 44

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1986
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 121
  • Health Care Cost 130
  • Transportation Cost 139