GRAND JUNCTION

It has come to be known as Colorado's wine country because the area has more than 20 local wineries

Overview for GRAND JUNCTION, CO

65,067 people live in GRAND JUNCTION, where the median age is 39.4 and the average individual income is $34,353. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

65,067

Total Population

39.4 years

Median Age

High

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

$34,353

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for GRAND JUNCTION, CO

GRAND JUNCTION has 27,551 households, with an average household size of 2.27. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in GRAND JUNCTION do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 65,067 people call GRAND JUNCTION home. The population density is 1,610.5 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

65,067

Total Population

High

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

39.4

Median Age

49.71 / 50.29%

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
27,551

Total Households

2.27

Average Household Size

$34,353

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Schools in GRAND JUNCTION, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby GRAND JUNCTION. 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.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Pomona Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Tope Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Mesa View Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
New Emerson School at Columbus
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Chipeta Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Bookcliff Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Holy Family Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Nisley Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Orchard Mesa Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Dual Immersion Academy School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
Independence Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Mesa Valley Community School
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
2/5
Juniper Ridge Community School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
Bookcliff Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Wingate Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Dos Rios Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Pear Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Intermountain Adventist Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Lutheran Church & School Of Messiah
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Grand Junction High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Orchard Avenue Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

Around GRAND JUNCTION, CO

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

27
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
55
Bikeable
Bike Score
22
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Fun Junction Liquors, Willow Creek Herbs and Teas, and Perdita’s Coffee.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 2.72 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.43 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.29 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.6 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.02 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.11 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Welcome to Grand Junction

Lavish luxury estate homes and a vibrant downtown scene
 
The biggest city in Western Colorado, Grand Junction is one of the best places to visit in the state. As you will see, it is also one of the best places to live in Colorado. It has come to be known as Colorado's wine country because the area has more than 20 local wineries.
 
Residential properties in Grand Junction include remodeled and upgraded homes built as early as 1930, newly constructed grand luxury estate homes, and lavish modern townhomes with countless comforts and amenities.

What to Love

  • A master-planned community with newly built and under-construction homes
  • Luxurious townhomes with premium upgrades
  • More than 20 local wineries
  • Elevated shopping and dining options
  • Golf course communities
  • An abundance of recreational space

Local Lifestyle

The western slope city of Grand Junction is the county seat of Mesa County. Though it has the largest population of any western Colorado city, Grand Junction still has a decidedly small-town vibe.
 
The residents of this friendly and welcoming community enjoy a fit and active lifestyle. Grand Junction offers plenty of ways to maintain that lifestyle, including numerous trails for hiking and biking in the summer, and in the winter, there are snowshoeing trails and ski slopes.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

The Bin 707 Foodbar is a hip and trendy spot where you can enjoy elevated New American cuisine. At il Bistro Italiano you can enjoy an upscale eatery offering local wine selections and old-world Italian comfort food. 
 
For a popular hang-out offering lite pub fare, The Rockslide Brewery and Restaurant is a great spot to enjoy local microbrewed beer. They have optional outdoor seating and two happy hours with sweet drink discounts.
 
Many of the shops and stores in Grand Junction are conveniently located in malls and shopping centers so that residents can run errands quickly and efficiently. At Mesa Mall, you can find familiar big-name department stores with the biggest designer brands. This is a fabulous retail therapy destination. 
 
At the Small Mall on Main, you will find all kinds of unique offerings in the trendy and posh boutique shops. The Talk of the Town Antique Mall is a great spot to hunt for unique and classic treasures.
 
Enjoy a fun-filled trip the whole family will love at Bananas Fun Park. They offer bumper boats, mini golf, laser tag, go-karts, an inflatable playground, a splash park, and a cafe. Your family could spend hours here and not get bored. 

Things to Do

If a golf enthusiast is in the family, you might consider a home in one of the fabulous golf course communities in Grand Junction. It does not get more convenient than walking out your door and onto the course. These communities also offer clubhouses, swimming pools, tennis courts, fitness centers, and more. 
 
There are playgrounds and pocket parks across the community. Westlake Park and Eagle Rim Park have an assortment of ramps and rails for skateboarders and rollerskaters. Many of these parks also offer picnic areas, basketball courts, and sports fields.
 
The Colorado River State Park is a great place to enjoy a variety of activities like fishing or wildlife watching by the river, enjoying a picnic, or going for a hike.
 
The Western Colorado Botanical Gardens is a peaceful and serene place to take a walk or relax and bird watch.
 
Take in the natural beauty of red sandstone canyons and monoliths at the Colorado National Monument. Hiking trails offer many scenic spots and breathtaking panoramic landscape views.
 

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