West Aspen

Easy access to the very best luxury shops and restaurants.

Welcome to West Aspen

Just minutes from downtown Aspen sits the charming, friendly community of West Aspen.
Convenience and excellent community amenities are the hallmarks of West Aspen. A beautiful residential neighborhood that offers easy access to the very best luxury shops and restaurants of Aspen, locals and tourists will find endless opportunities for joy in West Aspen. Just a few minutes away from all the major ski mountains in Aspen, West Aspen is a ski enthusiast's dream.
For everyone who delights in fine dining and shopping, there's much to discover in West Aspen. A short drive from the residential areas is downtown Aspen, which has a wealth of upscale restaurants and luxury boutiques, from locally-owned favorites to nationally-known retailers. No matter how you like to spend your days, you are bound to find what sparks your joy in West Aspen.

What to Love

  • Residents of West Aspen have access to top-rated schools
  • Nearby ski slopes and recreation facilities
  • Luxurious hotels and resorts are just minutes outside of town

Local Lifestyle

West Aspen might be located near a luxury resort community, but it maintains a warm community feel. Residents love the excellent amenities, which include top-ranked schools, beautiful landscaping and shrubbery, impeccably-maintained architecture, and many annual events and activities. Many residents live in West Aspen year-round, while others come to explore the area during their annual Aspen vacation, finding themselves bedazzled by the friendly, inviting neighborhood and the citizens who call it home.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Just minutes outside of West Aspen is a whole world waiting to be explored. Visit Aspen Highlands Ski Resort for top-rated ski slopes during the winter months, as well as walking trails and rafting in the summer. 
After a day on the slopes, head to Willow Creek Bistro for some soul-warming fare. Highlands Alehouse is a renowned local gastropub that offers up an extensive menu of delicious food as well as handcrafted ale.
Pine Creek Cookhouse serves locally-sourced cuisine inspired by classic American dishes, all in a scenic setting that allows guests to enjoy beautiful views. Home Team BBQ is a local favorite, a tavern-style diner with a menu full of classic Southern dishes—the perfect setting to unwind after a busy day of exploration. Buttermilk Ski Resort offers not just world-class skiing, but decadent dining options as well. 

Things to Do

Living in West Aspen is the perfect gateway to the best that Colorado has to offer, including luxury resorts and destinations. The Aspen Golf Course features impeccable courses, along with guides and amenities for members to appreciate. Maroon Creek Club is another popular destination for golf lovers, with acclaimed courses nestled in the shadow of the mountains. Head to the Castle Creek area for beautiful hiking and biking, or discover the natural landscape of Colorado at Maroon Creek/Maroon Bells.
The Aspen Highlands Ski Resort offers beginning ski enthusiasts as well as experts access to stunning slopes. Buttermilk is another acclaimed ski resort that has three separate ski areas so that ski aficionados of all ages and experience levels can enjoy the slopes. Buttermilk hosts the annual X Games, an exciting event that allows top athletes to shine. 


West Aspen is served by Aspen School District. There are many top-rated schools in the area, including:
  • Aspen Country Day School, Grades Pre-K-8. Acclaimed programs and dedicated staff are the hallmarks of this school.
  • Aspen High School, Grades 9-12. Known for excellent extracurricular activities and educational programs.
  • Aspen Middle School, Grades 5-8. Fantastic programs that are designed with intention.
  • Wildwood School, Pre-K. Summer camp. Many events and activities are designed for early learning.

Demographics and Employment Data for West Aspen, CO

West Aspen has 282 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in West Aspen do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 702 people call West Aspen home. The population density is 10,397.943 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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57.41 / 42.59%

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Around West Aspen, CO

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

Somewhat Walkable
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Biker's Paradise
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Kali's Aspen, Ski Butlers, and Radio Boardshop.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Shopping 0.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.3 miles 18 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Shopping 0.54 miles 14 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Shopping 0.8 miles 16 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Shopping 0.43 miles 31 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Shopping 0.62 miles 7 reviews 4.9/5 stars

Overview for West Aspen, CO

702 people live in West Aspen, where the median age is 56 and the average individual income is $161,188. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

56 years

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