The extra-large land packages fit the grand sprawling estate homes

Overview for FRUITA, CO

13,296 people live in FRUITA, where the median age is 40.4 and the average individual income is $30,147. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40.4 years

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Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for FRUITA, CO

FRUITA has 4,979 households, with an average household size of 2.65. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in FRUITA do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,296 people call FRUITA home. The population density is 1,684.82 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

46.98 / 53.02%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
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Commute Time

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Schools in FRUITA, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby FRUITA. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Monument View Montessori Charter School
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Fruita Middle School
6th - 7th
Fruita Monument High School
10th - 12th
Shelledy Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Rim Rock Elementary School
PreK - 5th


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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Smokey Bonez BBQ, Tacorado, and BestSlope Coffee Co.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 0.01 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.4 miles 10 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.43 miles 118 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.42 miles 6 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.43 miles 424 reviews 4.6/5 stars
Dining 0.39 miles 5 reviews 4.6/5 stars

Welcome to Fruita

A fit and active community with an outdoor-oriented lifestyle
The community of Fruita is located in western Colorado, just minutes northwest of Grand Junction. Residents of this community enjoy plenty of space and privacy as many homes here are on multiple-acre tracts of land. The extra-large land packages fit the grand sprawling estate homes.
The large lots of land also provide residents of the area ample space for enjoying the great outdoors. Swimming pools, outdoor entertainment spaces, and outdoor kitchens are common upgraded features offered across the community. Some properties even include stables and riding arenas for horse owners.
The estate homes in Fruita include many two-story homes featuring custom and modern architectural styles. Sprawling ranch-style estate homes are quite common as well as luxury condos and townhomes.

What to Love

  • Large multi-acre tracts of land
  • Grand estate homes with lavish comforts and amenities
  • Classy and conveniently located restaurants
  • Lots of easily accessible shops and shopping centers
  • Outdoor-oriented lifestyle

Local Lifestyle

Fruita is a semi-rural, residential suburb of Grand Junction. Searching homeowners are commonly drawn to the community because it offers plenty of room to breathe and grow. There is also various areas to enjoy the outdoor recreational activities that are so popular in the city. 
Residents of Fruita enjoy the outdoors and a variety of activities, including hiking, rafting, skiing, and mountain biking.
Though residents of Fruita enjoy their space and privacy, they are also friendly and welcoming. They enjoy entertaining guests outdoors if possible, and the city has an active nightlife scene downtown where locals commonly hang out at one of the local microbreweries like Copper Club Brewing Company, Suds Brothers Brewery, or Fruita Hop Works.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

For an upscale menu of global cuisine, Karma Kitchen is a popular spot with locals. The microbreweries and most of the area’s shops, stores, and restaurants are easily accessible and centrally located around Circle Park.
Camilla's Kaffe is a trendy spot to enjoy breakfast or lunch entrees in a colorful and artsy setting. This spot is the perfect place to grab a bite before hitting local boutique shops like Designs with Altitude, The Barn Boutique Fruita, or the Elvis & Ava Boutique.
For a more premium shopping experience, take a short drive down to Grand Junction, where you can visit the Mesa Mall. With more than 120 shops and stores, including some of the biggest names in fashion, you can enjoy a truly elevated shopping experience.
Enjoy a classy night out at Dragon Treasure, which offers the best traditional Chinese menu in the area. Strayhorn Grill is an elegant and elevated chophouse restaurant that provides a fantastic date night experience.

Things to Do

While the weather is nice, Imondi Wake Zone is a great location to beat the heat. Pay a visit to the Dinosaur Journey Museum to keep kids engaged when the weather starts to change. There are interactive exhibits and activities for all ages.
The Fruita Fall Festival is a community event featuring live music, food trucks, artists, and vendors. The festival has been a tradition here for more than 100 years. You can also visit the Fruita Farmers Market for fresh local fruit and produce. Here you can find live music, activities, and other local vendors.
Enjoy a variety of sports accommodations at the Little Salt Wash Sports Park. There is a baseball diamond, soccer field, disc golf course, and a playground so everyone is sure to find something to do. For the pro golfer in the family, the Adobe Creek National Golf Course offers first-class golfing accommodations.

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