Located approximately 10 miles northwest of Grand Junction, the City of Fruita features some of the most varied outdoor recreation opportunities in the state of Colorado. With quick access to the Colorado National Monument, the Book Cliffs, and the Colorado River, you're sure to find something fun to do outside during your stay. If you're a resident, you probably know that in addition to all the tourism and recreational opportunities here, Fruita is a great place to live and raise a family. The small-town feel, combined with larger-town amenities, make Fruita unique. For more area demographics, check out the state demographer's web site at http://www.dola.state.co.us/dlg/demog/index.html.

Economic & Business Report 2011

County: Mesa
School District: School District 51
Population: 12,881
Area: 6.98 sq. miles
Elevation: 4,498 feet
Fire District: Lower Valley Fire Protection District
Latitude: 39.14
Longitude: 108.74
Number of City Employees: 61 full time, 54 part-time (year round): 115 Total