Keystone

Keystone is home to one of the best ski areas in the nation boasting 3,148 skiable acres, 20 lifts and two gondolas, all centered at the foot of two unique and captivating villages. With many venues and lodging options both on and off mountain, Keystone is best known to serve groups, weddings and family reunions. There’s just so much to do here in Keystone, even if skiing just isn’t your thing.  We have a brand new ice-skating rink at River Run Village and a 10,000 square foot luxury spa, located in Keystone Lodge. And Keystone is home to multiple AAA-4-Diamond award winning restaurants that are often reviewed in Wine Spectator and are also Zagat surveyed. If tubing is your family’s thing, we have Adventure Point, one of Colorado’s best tubing spots at the summit of Dercum Mountain.

When you arrive at DIA you are just 90 minutes from your door at Keystone. And perhaps you already know the joys of our incredible mountain community and hope to make it part of your life. Keystone is a year round community and it’s often said, that if you love the winter, you’ll never leave after experiencing one our summers. Warm sunny days and cool evenings, surrounded by some of the most beautiful terrain in the nation, Keystone is your next home. Hiking, fly fishing, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, festivals, concerts are all enhanced by the 300 days of sunshine we receive up here in God’s country.  Bring your bikes and ride of the miles of paved bike paths or be adventurous and ride the single and double track mountain biking trails. Maybe you’ll even see some of our neighbors, the elk, deer or mountain goats.

Give us a call today to explore the many opportunities of ownership in Keystone. From studios to grand homes by the river, or horse properties located in the lush rolling hills we’ve got something to please the most persnickety of buyers. And now is the time to buy. With so many options, and mortgages opening up, the Keystone market may be your ticket to paradise. Give us a call today.

Just the Facts

Keystone is a census-designated place (CDP) in Summit County, Colorado, United States. The population was 825 at the 2000 census. The Dillon Post Office (ZIP Code 80435) serves Keystone postal addresses.

Keystone is the home of the Keystone Resort. Originally constructed in the 1970s by the Ralston Purina Company, it is now owned by Vail Resorts. The Keystone Resort ski area occupies 3 separate mountains. The resort has several summer and winter outdoor activities. The winter activities include skiing, snowboarding, ice-skating, cross-country skiing, dog sleigh, and snowmobiling. The summer activities include hiking, biking, fishing, golf and trail running.

The Keystone ski area has:

  • 2,870 acres (11.6 km2)
  • 3,128 feet (953 m) vertical
  • Base elevation: 9,280 feet (2,830 m)
  • Summit elevation: 12,408 feet (3,782 m)
  • 130 trails
  • Degree of difficulty percentages for trails: Easiest-19 percent, More Difficult-32 percent, Most Difficult-49 percent
  • 19 Lifts including 2 gondolas, 1 express six-pack and 5 high speed quads.
  • The only Night skiing in the area

Keystone is only a short drive from other resorts.

Geography

Keystone is located at 39°36′15″N 105°56′53″W.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 40.6 square miles (105 km2), of which, 40.6 square miles (105 km2) of it is land and 0.02% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 825 people, 327 households, and 88 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 20.3 people per square mile (7.8/km²). There were 2,606 housing units at an average density of 64.1 per square mile (24.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.55% White, 0.48% African American, 1.33% Asian, 9.09% from other races, and 2.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.58% of the population.

There were 327 households out of which 6.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 22.0% were married couples living together, 1.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 72.8% were non-families. 21.1% 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 2.23 and the average family size was 2.42.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 7.2% under the age of 18, 39.9% from 18 to 24, 36.5% from 25 to 44, 12.5% from 45 to 64, and 4.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 186.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 195.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,654, and the median income for a family was $68,750. Males had a median income of $26,563 versus $30,833 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,085. None of the families and 22.1% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

Source: Wikipedia