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Retire To Aspen, CO
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Aspen, Colorado is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.




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Aspen, Colorado
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Aspen, Colorado


Aspen Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2013 (est.)
Pitkin County blank blank blank 17,148
Aspen 5,049 5,914 6,658 6,728



Aspen
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2016 .$822,740-47.4%
Dec $1,119,000 . .
Nov $676,000 . .
Oct $1,096,000 . .
Sep $595,000 . .
Aug $766,000 . .
Jul $1,031,000 . .
Jun $449,000 . .
May $1,002,000 . .
Apr $833,000 . .
Mar $1,019,000 . .
Feb $641,000 . .
Jan $981,000 . .
2015 .$1,562,967-2.6%
2014 .$1,604,405-20.0%
2013 .$2,004,90353.8%
2012 . $1,303,294 -11.5%
2011 . $1,472,660 -1.7%
2010 . $1,498,633 36.2%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2016)
. Aspen GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $822,740 $374,000
Nearest Big City Colorado Springs na
Home Sales Price in Colorado Springs $258,000 $291,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 258% of Colorado Springs home prices 104%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2016)
. Aspen GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $822,740 $374,000
Monthly Rent $2,252 $1,471
Price/Rent Index 24.5 times the annual rent 17.1



Aspen
Cost of Living (2016)
179% GPTR 99 City Average
110%



Aspen Taxes
(2016-17)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 7.5% -- 16* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 115 days 14* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the highest taxes



Aspen Building Permits
(single family homes)
2015 27
2014 24
2013 9
2012 9
2011 7
2010 8



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