Summit County

Welcome to Summit County

Summit County is a stunning mountainous region located in the central Rockies of Colorado. With its beautiful landscape and diverse outdoor activities, it has become a popular destination for tourists and locals alike. The county encompasses several towns, including Breckenridge, Frisco, Dillon, Silverthorne, and Keystone. Each town has its unique character and charm, offering visitors a range of accommodation, dining, and shopping options.
In the winter, Summit County is known for its world-class ski resorts, including Breckenridge Ski Resort, Keystone Resort, and Copper Mountain Resort. Skiers and snowboarders of all levels can enjoy a wide variety of terrain, from beginner slopes to expert-level runs. During the summer, Summit County transforms into a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Visitors can hike or bike along the miles of scenic trails that wind through the mountains, or go fishing in the pristine waters of the Blue River. Water sports like kayaking and rafting are popular on the nearby Arkansas River.
For those looking for a more leisurely experience, Summit County offers breathtaking scenic drives, including the 55-mile-long Top of the Rockies Scenic Byway. Additionally, the county is home to several stunning golf courses, such as Keystone Ranch Golf Course and Breckenridge Golf Club. Summit County also boasts a vibrant cultural scene, with art galleries, museums, and theater performances available throughout the year. In addition, the county hosts a variety of festivals and events, including the Breckenridge International Festival of Arts and the Dillon Amphitheater Concert Series.
Overall, Summit County is a picturesque destination that offers an incredible array of outdoor activities and cultural experiences. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or a combination of both, Summit County is an ideal vacation spot.

Overview for Summit County, CO

5,086 people live in Summit County, where the median age is 31.3 and the average individual income is $48,170. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

31.3 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Summit County, CO

Summit County has 1,746 households, with an average household size of 2.83. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Summit County do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,086 people call Summit County home. The population density is 841.06 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

47.96 / 52.04%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
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Schools in Summit County, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Summit County. 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.
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Upper Blue Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Breckenridge Elementary School
K - 5th

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