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Eagle-Vail, Colorado
Unincorporated community & former census-designated place
Location in Eagle County and the state of Colorado
Location in Eagle County and the state of Colorado
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Eagle
 • Total 2 sq mi (5.1 km2)
 • Land 2 sq mi (5.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,887
 • Density 1,443.5/sq mi (566.1/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 81620 (Avon)
FIPS code 08-22225

Eagle-Vail is a former census-designated place (CDP) and Unincorporated community in Eagle County, Colorado, United States, along Interstate 70 and the Eagle River. The population was 2,887 at the 2000 census. The area was not returned separately by census enumerators in 2010. The area is located in the heart of the Eagle River Valley in Eagle County. Located between Vail and Avon, Eagle-Vail is a residential community of 1,400+ homes with a diverse mix of year-round residents and second homeowners. Eagle Vail is managed by the Eagle-Vail Metro District (EVMD) and Eagle-Vail Property Owners Association (EVPOA) and is home to the Eagle-Vail Golf Club.


Map of Eagle County
Eagle-Vail is along I-70 in Eagle County.

Eagle-Vail is located at 39°37′17″N 106°29′32″W / 39.621343°N 106.492126°W / 39.621343; -106.492126.

According to the United States Census Bureau in 2000, the CDP had a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2).


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 1,922
2000 2,887 50.2%

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,887 people, 1,083 households, and 552 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,461.4 people per square mile (563.0/km²). There were 1,482 housing units at an average density of 750.2 per square mile (289.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.84% White, 0.28% African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.45% Asian, 0.07% Pacific Islander, 1.04% from other races, and 1.97% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.50% of the population.

There were 1,083 households out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 49.0% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 0.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.66 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 18.8% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 49.5% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 1.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 120.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 127.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $87,297, and the median income for a family was $92,190. Males had a median income of $40,599 versus $35,489 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $37,260. None of the families and 3.0% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 7.5% of those over 64.

Eagle Vail Transportation

Vail front side
Vail Ski Area

Vail is served by Eagle County Airport, which is near Gypsum. Native Americans used to call the area near this airport the "hole in the sky" because storms seemed to avoid it.

Major Highways

I-70.svg Interstate 70 runs east-west through the middle of Eagle Vail and is the only road to Eagle Vail. East of Eagle Vail along the highway is Vail, Vail Pass and Denver, located 97 miles away. To the West, it passes through Avon, Eagle, Grand Junction and reaches the State of Utah, where it ends at the intersection with Interstate 15.

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