WEST ASPEN

A secluded paradise for those who want privacy but the action of Aspen within reach.

Welcome to West Aspen - Cemetery Lane/Highlands/Tiehack

West Aspen is located west of the downtown core, so it’s close to the hustle and bustle of downtown but far enough away to allow for seclusion and privacy. Homes are spacious with sprawling yards, allowing for plenty of space between neighbors. Nearby, downtown Aspen offers plenty of five-star dining and high-end shopping opportunities to explore. West Aspen is perfect for those seeking a little space, with just a short trip to all that Aspen has to offer.

West Aspen also has easy access to Aspen Highlands and Buttermilk Mountain, part of the Aspen Snowmass Ski Resort. These mountains are famous for their varied terrain and incredible skiing and riding all winter long. In the summer, the mountain resorts offer a wide range of live events, as well as outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and climbing.
 

What to Love

  • Access to incredible skiing and riding terrain
  • Adventure in the Rocky Mountains
  • Stunning natural scenery
  • Privacy and seclusion with easy access to downtown amenities

Local Lifestyle

West Aspen is opulent and luxurious, with spacious homes allowing privacy and seclusion within the Aspen community. West Aspen is adventurous, with easy access to mountain resorts and outdoor activities in the Rocky Mountains. Residents enjoy stunning views all year round of the beautiful Colorado landscape. 
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

There’s so much dining right around the corner in downtown Aspen that it can be hard to choose where to spend a night out. Plato’s Restaurant is nearby in the West End of the Aspen Meadow Resort. Serving seasonal American dishes and handcrafted cocktails, this restaurant features stunning views of the Rocky Mountains. The French Alpine Bistro serves fondue, crepes, and other light fares, with a cozy chic atmosphere that conjures up images of the French Alps.

For fine dining, Bosq Restaurant offers a new American menu with creative cocktails served on a fabulous patio. Chef and owner Barclay Dodge uses locally foraged and farmed ingredients to create an elevated menu that welcomes guests into an intimate culinary experience. The Monarch has a polished atmosphere and serves classic steakhouse vibes, with prime cuts of meat, opulent decor, and fresh cocktails. Dripping in rich decor, the dining room is the perfect place to unwind after a day on the slopes with a classic cocktail and impeccable service.
 

Things to Do

The best things to do in West Aspen center around Aspen Snowmass Resort, a collection of four mountains. As one of the best mountain ski resorts in the world, there is plenty to do for every type of adventurer. Aspen Highlands is known for its challenging backcountry terrain and the legendary Highland Bowl. This is the place to play hard, exploring the steep slopes Aspen is known for. For beginners in West Aspen, Buttermilk Mountain offers miles of slopes for play and adventure. With easy-to-navigate services, miles of green trails, and terrain parks, Buttermilk is a mountain the whole family can enjoy together.

When the snow melts, there is still plenty to explore in West Aspen. Red Butte Park is the gateway to hiking the Red Butte Trail to the summit of Red Butte Mountain. The park offers stunning views and a challenging trail to explore. 

There’s also plenty of golf in the Aspen area. In West Aspen, the Aspen Golf Club stands out. With stunning views of Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, the Continental Divide, and more, Aspen Golf Club is a long-held favorite. Serving the Aspen community for over 60 years, the club offers pristine service, manicured greens, and a fabulous clubhouse.
 
 
 

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Overview for WEST ASPEN, CO

10,497 people live in WEST ASPEN, where the median age is 40.4 and the average individual income is $83,745. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,497

Total Population

40.4 years

Median Age

Medium

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

$83,745

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for WEST ASPEN, CO

WEST ASPEN has 4,218 households, with an average household size of 2.47. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in WEST ASPEN do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,497 people call WEST ASPEN home. The population density is 34.35 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,497

Total Population

Medium

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

40.4

Median Age

51.27 / 48.73%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
4,218

Total Households

2.47

Average Household Size

$83,745

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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Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
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Schools in WEST ASPEN, CO

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby WEST ASPEN. 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
Aspen Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Aspen Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Aspen Community Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5

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Demographics and Employment Data for WEST ASPEN, CO

WEST ASPEN has 4,218 households, with an average household size of 2.47. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in WEST ASPEN do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,497 people call WEST ASPEN home. The population density is 34.35 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,497

Total Population

Medium

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

40.4

Median Age

51.27 / 48.73%

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
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
4,218

Total Households

2.47

Average Household Size

$83,745

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

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

Overview for WEST ASPEN, CO

10,497 people live in WEST ASPEN, where the median age is 40.4 and the average individual income is $83,745. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

10,497

Total Population

40.4 years

Median Age

Medium

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

$83,745

Average individual Income

Schools in WEST ASPEN, CO

All ()
Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby WEST ASPEN. 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
Aspen Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - PreK
No rating available
Aspen Middle School
PUBLIC
5th - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Aspen Community Charter School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5

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