Guide for relocation to Steamboat Springs, CO

Climate and Demographic Fast Facts

Climate and Demographic Fast Facts

  • Elevation: 6,695 feet
  • Since the 1980s Steamboat has had the least variable weather pattern in Colorado.
  • Record low temperature: -54 degrees F. (Jan 7, 1913)
  • Coldest month: January, with an average high of 28 degrees F.
  • Record high temperature: 99 degrees F. (July 7, 1897)
  • Warmest month: July, with an average high of 82 degrees F.
  • Average annual snowfall at Steamboat Ski Area: 354 inches (10-year average)
  • Record snowfall at Steamboat Ski Area: 489 inches (2007-08)
  • Average annual snowfall in downtown Steamboat Springs: 170 inches
  • Steamboat is the state’s 52nd most populated municipality
  • Growth between 2000 and 2012 (Steamboat Springs): 20.8 percent
  • Routt County is the state’s 23rd most populated county
Photo courtesy Shannon Lukens

Photo courtesy Shannon Lukens

Population

POPULATION

2000*

2010

2015

Colorado

4,338,801

5,029,196

5,456,574

Routt County

20,123

23,509

24,130

Steamboat Springs

10,509

12,088

12,435

Hayden

1,589

1,810

1,839

Oak Creek

815

884

890

Yampa

426

429

436

Steamboat Springs growth from 2000 through 2015: 18.3%

Routt County is the state’s 23rd most populated county.

*Source: Colorado Dept. of Local Affairs, the State Demography office.

All other sources: U.S. Census Bureau (PEPANNRES)

POPULATION

2000

2010

2013

Colorado

4,301,261

5,048,575

5,355,866

Routt County

19,960

23,426

23,865

Steamboat Springs

13,742

15,763

16,830

Hayden

2,443

2,629

2,515

Oak Creek

2,701

3,688

3,242

Yampa

804

844

821

Steamboat Springs growth from 2000 through 2013: 22%

Routt County is the state’s 23rd most populated county

  • Courtesy Yampa Valley Data Partners

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