Copper Mountain

The homes back up to the base of the Lumberjack ski lift and so there is ski-in and ski-out access.

Welcome to Copper Mountain

Copper Mountain has been named “Nature’s most nearly perfect ski mountain” by the US Forest Service. The city offers 35 miles of majestic alpine beauty on the western edge of Summit County in Colorado. It has easy access to Interstate I-70 and is in close vicinity to two other major ski towns, 7 miles from Frisco, and 20 miles from Vail. Real Estate in Copper Mountain is made up of four distinct villages with each contributing unique styles of homes and neighborhoods. Copper Mountain is a versatile city and has something for everyone.

Demographics

According to 2011 information for City-Data.com, Summit County is 608 square miles and home to 28,082 residents. The estimated median house or condo value in 2002 was $457.823 with median contract rent being $1,008. The estimated median household income in 2009 was $66,449.

The median resident age in Summit County was 30.8 in 2009. Males numbered 13,697 making up 58.2% of the population with females numbered at 9,851 making up 41.8%.

Copper Mountain Villages

Lewis Ranch is the newest village and is located next to the main village. Along with townhomes and condominiums, it offers family luxury homes in a private, gated community. The homes back up to the base of the Lumberjack ski lift and so there is ski-in and ski-out access. The exquisite, custom homes in Lewis Village were built from 2002 to current, offer between 3 – 8 bedrooms, and often have over 5000 square feet of living space.

Union Creek is located west of the main village and also backs up to chairlifts giving residents ski-in and ski-out accessibility. Homes in the Union Creek Village include newer single-family homes, condos, and townhomes. Smaller units less than 700 square feet are available in Union Creek.

The East Village of Copper Mountain includes a mix of older and newer condo complexes surrounded by the Copper Creek golf course. They offer homes with access to the Super Bee lift giving them ski-in/ski-out access.

Copper Mountain’s Main Village is located at the base of the Flyer and Eagle chairlifts. The Village offers newer condominiums and older complexes. The Village neighborhood includes a grocery store, restaurants, bars, and coffee shops.

Festivities and Recreation

Downhill and cross-country skiing are huge recreational activities in Copper Mountain. People also participate in snowshoeing, ice skating, sleigh rides, and dog sledding. The Main Village is alive with festivals including fireworks, free outdoor movies, and concerts throughout the year. Summer activities include miles of hiking and biking trails.

Golfers are thrilled by North America’s highest championship golf course that wanders through forests, lakes, and rivers. The final nine holes of the Copper Creek Golf Course pass across an old mining town and continue through hills that offer a challenge to even experienced golfers.

Overview for Copper Mountain, CO

348 people live in Copper Mountain, where the median age is 57.1 and the average individual income is $54,490. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

348

Total Population

57.1 years

Median Age

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$54,490

Average individual Income

Around Copper Mountain, CO

There's plenty to do around Copper Mountain, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sugar Lips Mini Donuts, Sweet Soy, and Shrine Mountain Trail.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 2.92 miles 75 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 2.97 miles 9 reviews 4.4/5 stars
Active 4.77 miles 4 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Beauty 3.04 miles 7 reviews 4.6/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Copper Mountain, CO

Copper Mountain has 195 households, with an average household size of 1.54. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Copper Mountain do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

348

Total Population

Medium

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

57.1

Median Age

59.2 / 40.8%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
195

Total Households

1.54

Average Household Size

$54,490

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes
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