Steamboat Springs

62°F
Current Population
14,063
Elevation Level
6731 ft

About Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs is located in Routt County, in the northern Yampa Valley. Steamboat ( feel free to drop the 'Springs') is unique in that it's a mountain town with valleys, hot springs, rivers and lakes, so it truly is a versatile city that offers exciting advertures all year round. And it is a well-loved and visited community in and outside of Colorado. Affectionately known as Ski Town, U.S.A many residents and vistors love Steamboat for it's authentic, western, laid-back feel, you're far removed from many other famous Colorado ski towns which gives Steamboat Springs it's own feel and identity. Named for its famous hot springs, you've got to fit in time to try out the local hot springs, some are located right in the heart of downtown Steamboat. 

Steamboat Springs has a population of approximately 13,000 residents and real estate in Steamboat can vary from ski condos and single family homes to exquisite mountain retreats. 

Consider this your warning - once you visit the Yampa Valley, you'll be hooked!

Explore Steamboat Springs

Entertainment & Culture

Whether you are interested in Steamboat Springs for it's outdoor activities or it's laid-back way of life, one thing is for certain, you'll always be entertained in this town. Steamboat Springs has  a large downtown district, filled with shops and restaurants you can only experience in Steamboat. Events and festivals thoughout the year are just as unique. The Hot Air Balloon Rodeo takes place every summer and is a site to behold! Of course, you can always spend the day relaxing in the hot springs or hitting the slopes! 

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Popular Restaurants

The dining and nightlife experience in Steamboat Springs is like no other! With over 130 different restaurants, bars, breweries and cafes you can find your favorite foods, and try something new in Steamboat. When you dine in Steamboat Springs you can feast on local game like elk or bison, they have mastered the entrees that feature this western delicacy. 

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Parks

If you are looking for a ski experience unlike any other, you'll wnat to come ski in Steamboat. Steamboat Ski Resort is so famous for it's 'Champagne Powder,' they trademarked the name! It's save to say, that skiing in Steamboat Springs is a big attraction to this town. Ski Town U.S.A is home to Steamboat Ski Resort, one of the largest ski resorts in Colorado. During the summer months, trade in your skis for wheels as Ski Town U.S.A becomes Bike Town U.S.A! This outdoor paradise comes alive in the summer months for those who love to hike, bike and boat. 

Steamboat Lake, Pearl Lake and Stagecoach Reservoir are all nearby and make fishing, boating, sailing and canoeing another favorite activity. 

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About the Community

Soda Creek Elementary School

Summary
  • District Steamboat Springs School District No. Re 2
  • Phone (970) 879-0652
  • Address 220 PARK AVE
  • County Routt County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary 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 Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 531
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Steamboat Springs Early Childhood Center

Summary
  • District Steamboat Springs School District No. Re 2
  • Phone (970) 871-3177
  • Address 325 7TH ST
  • County Routt County
  • Grade PK - PK
  • Instructional Level
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 No
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct No Change
  • Total Reported Enrollment 46
  • Student Teacher Ratio 23

Steamboat Springs High School

Summary
  • District Steamboat Springs School District No. Re 2
  • Phone (970) 879-1562
  • Address 45 MAPLE ST
  • County Routt 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 722
  • Student Teacher Ratio 15

Steamboat Springs Middle School

Summary
  • District Steamboat Springs School District No. Re 2
  • Phone (970) 879-1058
  • Address 39610 AMETHYST ST
  • County Routt 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 +5% to +10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 640
  • Student Teacher Ratio 13

Strawberry Park Elementary School

Summary
  • District Steamboat Springs School District No. Re 2
  • Phone (970) 879-7550
  • Address 39620 AMETHYST ST
  • County Routt County
  • Grade KN - 05
  • Instructional Level Elementary 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 Yes
  • Middle School Indicator No
  • High School Indicator No
Enrollment and Attendance
  • Enrollment Change Pct -5% to -10%
  • Total Reported Enrollment 500
  • Student Teacher Ratio 14

Population, Weather and Economics

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Population

Population Details
  • Population 14,063
  • Population 5 Yr Projection 15,701
Households
  • Total Households 6,082
  • Households 5 Yr Projection 6,808
  • Average Size of Household 2.00
  • Households With Children 1,654

Climate & Weather

Summary
  • Annual Precip In 24.10
  • Avg Jan Low Temp 0.90
  • Avg Jul Low Temp 41.90
  • Avg Jan High Temp 27.70
  • Avg Jul High Temp 82.00
Indexes
  • Ozone Index 118
  • Air Pollution Index 73
  • Earthquake Index 67
  • Hail Index 19
  • Tornado Index 6
  • Wind Index 20

Economics

  • Housing Median Built Yr 1982
  • Maintenance and Insurance Cost 89
  • Health Care Cost 89
  • Transportation Cost 94