Granby

The town’s focus on community and preserving its history makes it the perfect place to settle.

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Welcome to Granby

Easy access to Colorado’s treasured Rocky Mountain National Park.
 
Lying on the eastern side of Grand County, Granby was officially founded in 1905 as a railroad town along the Denver, Northwestern, and Pacific Railway route. Luxurious accommodations such as spas and the town's Main Street District are well-beloved, but it’s Granby's casual, peaceful, and relaxing atmosphere that attracts residents to stay. The convenient services and businesses available downtown provide residents with incredible accommodations, from world-class dining to premier shopping and more. 
 
With Granby's focus on further developing their main street district and a passion for supporting local businesses, this small mountain town offers plentiful opportunities for commercial real estate. From single-family homes with spacious, covered porches overlooking stunning mountain views to upscale multi-level properties on large lots, there is something for every homebuyer in Granby. The town’s focus on community and preserving its history makes it the perfect place to settle, whether you are looking to raise a family or start a business.
 

What to Love 

Local Lifestyle

Located right in the middle of the Rocky Mountains, Granby is full of adventurous spirit and incredible natural beauty. The crisp mountain air and picture-perfect views make ideal backdrops for outdoor activities all year. 
 
Granby also has a solid artistic and cultural community, with artists selling their creations in local galleries and public spaces. Whether one is looking to go on outdoor adventures or wanting to appreciate the town's natural creative spirit, Granby is sure to please.
 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Granby’s Main Street runs along East Agate Avenue, home to many of the town's local businesses. A visit to Rocky Mountain Roastery Coffee Shop will satisfy any coffee craving, as the shop makes delicious brews from beans roasted at high altitudes and tea from local Colorado tea houses. 
 
Anyone in need of apparel and footwear for thrilling hikes in the Rocky Mountains can stop by Grand Mountain Trading Company or Two Pines Supply. Meanwhile, those who love to sew or need fabric for a project can peruse the variety of swatches available at Fabric Nook. Bring a taste of the mountains into your home by shopping the locally-made furniture at The Bowerbird’s Den. Prepare for winter with necessary products and items at Country Ace Hardware.
 

Things to Do

Along with the restaurant and shopping options available, Granby boasts quite a few annual events for residents to enjoy. During the summer, the community comes together for Granby’s Fourth of July Celebration. This multi-day event features a neighborhood-wide cookout at Moffat Railroad Museum and one of the biggest small-town parades hosted by Destination Granby, the town's chamber of commerce. Another highlight of the summer is the Granby Rodeo at Flying Heels Arena. In the winter, the Three Lakes Ice Fishing Contest takes place at Lake Granby, Shadow Mountain Reservoir, and Grand Lake.  
 
Aside from these annual events, Granby also offers plenty of exciting adventures for outdoor enthusiasts. With only a 20-minute drive from Rocky Mountain National Park’s Grand Lake entrance, residents can quickly go for a scenic drive or hike through this awe-inspiring natural oasis. Also close by is Lake Granby, whose serene waters are perfect for fishing and lazy afternoons boating on the lake.
 

Schools

Granby is served by the East Grand School District and features top-rated schools such as:
 
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Overview for Granby, CO

2,229 people live in Granby, where the median age is 46.8 and the average individual income is $42,753. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,229

Total Population

46.8 years

Median Age

Low

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

$42,753

Average individual Income

Around Granby, CO

There's plenty to do around Granby, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Car-Dependent
Walking Score
24
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Queen Bee Gardens, Simple Coffee, and Marys Mountain Cookies.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.51 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.76 miles 21 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 1.62 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.75 miles 60 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 1.61 miles 13 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 2.59 miles 36 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Granby, CO

Granby has 944 households, with an average household size of 2.36. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Granby do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,229 people call Granby home. The population density is 175.77 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

2,229

Total Population

Low

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

46.8

Median Age

59.44 / 40.56%

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Total Households

2.36

Average Household Size

$42,753

Average individual Income

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Schools in Granby, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Granby. 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
Granby Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
East Grand Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Middle Park High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5

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