Estes Park is a small town which lies along the Big Thompson River. In 2015, United States of America Census determined that the population was 6,257 people. Of these, 52% were married couples and 20% had children under 18 years of age. The median income for a household in the Estes Park was $56,236 and the median income for a family was $73,075. Despite the modest statistics, the small town of Estes Park is high in tourism with over 3 million tourists (per year) who stay at Estes Park as a home base while they visit and enjoy the Rocky Mountain National Park.
Historically, Estes Park was established in 1859 by Joel Estes. Even at that early age and formative years, newspapers described the region as a pristine wilderness. Since then, Estes Park has developed into a choice tourist destination for people seeking fresh air, blue skies, outdoor fun, and amazing scenery. If you are in Estes Park browsing for homes, be sure to visit the elegant landmark Stanley Hotel… a 140-room colonial revival hotel that caters to the upper class.