The unemployment rate in Basalt is 5.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Basalt jobs have increased by 3.0%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Basalt's cost of living is 63.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Eagle county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 63.8% to 33.9%. More Voting Stats
Basalt's population is 3,849 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 26.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Basalt is Real Estate: $699,600
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.3%.
Basalt public schools spend $10,380 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.2 students per teacher in Basalt. More Education