Approximately 100 businesses serve
Kremmling and the surrounding region. Agriculture, mining, timber,
education, health care, and recreation programs are all major
employers. Other businesses include distribution centers, automotive
repair, construction, restaurants, lodging, real estate offices,
governmental agencies, business management and retail services.
Insurance, banking, technical and professional services are also
Kremmling's proximity to several major ski resorts enhances employment
opportunities for area residents. Some resorts offer free transportation
to and from work to seasonal employees living in Kremmling.
The 1994 census showed a total population in Kremmling of 1,280,
a growth of almost 60% in the last two decades. Residents of
Kremmling are 52% male and 48% female, with the largest portion
of the population under age 45. There are 582 households with
2.2 persons per household. 57% of Kremmling's population has
lived in Grand County over 10 years.
Residents of Kremmling and the surrounding area are active in
local government, and over 900 are registered voters. Kremmling's
projected growth rate is 1.5 percent per year.
Kremmling Chamber of Commerce 724-3472
Kremmling Town Hall 724-3249
Kremmling Police Department 724-3387
West Grand School District 724-3217
Middle School 724-3489
High School 724-3425
Kremmling Memorial Hospital District 724-3442
Kremmling Post Office 724-3771
Public Service Company of Colorado 887-3387
Mountain Parks Electric 724-9377
Mountain Parks Bank 724-3482
U.S. West Telephone 800-422-1234
Ohri Realty 724-3338
Jim Ward Realty 724-3845
Brown & Company Realty 724-9737
Kremmling offers a diversified and well-educated work force with
over 20% holding four year degrees, and 82.3% age 25 or older
holding a high school diploma. Wage rates are moderate, while
the work force is stable and non-unionized. The labor force consists
of private wage and salary earners, self-employed workers and
government employees. They are particularly skilled in the agricultural,
forest products, mining, services, education and retail industries.
Median family income is moderate, while the availability of skilled
and unskilled labor is good. The Kremmling community is proud
of its "Old West" work ethic and can provide a ready
pool of available, skilled and stable employees for businesses
The Kremmling sales tax of 8 %, consists of 3 % state tax, 1
% county tax and 4 % city tax. A 1 % tax is also collected for
rooms rented at lodging facilities to support activities of the
Grand County Tourism Board.
Mill levies in 1992 for the Town of Kremmling were:
Town of Kremmling .010000
School District .036996
Fire District .005023
Kremmling's water system is up-to-date and well maintained. The
treatment plant was built in 1978 and is designed to accommodate
expansion. The fluoridated water system serves all taps within
the corporate limits of the Town of Kremmling and mobile home
parks outside the corporate limits. Kremmling's tap fees are
among the lowest in the area.
Kremmling's sanitation facility has room for expansion and can
serve a peak population of 5,000.
The Town of Kremmling provides trash collection to residents
and businesses. Residents have once-a-week pick-up, and commercial
users have pick-up three times a week.
Mountain Parks Electric, an REA distributor, serves the Kremmling
region. The provider can increase supply of electricity for any
reasonably-sized developer. Natural gas is supplied to Kremmling
through Public Service Company of Colorado by Western Slope Gas