Tabernash is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Grand County, Colorado, United States. The population was 417 at the 2010 census, up from 165 at the 2000 census. The Tabernash Post Office has the ZIP Code 80478.
Tabernash is located in southeastern Grand County at 39°59′33″N 105°50′47″W / 39.99250°N 105.84639°W / 39.99250; -105.84639 (39.992614, -105.846522), in the valley of the Fraser River. U.S. Route 40 passes through the community, leading northwest 11 miles (18 km) to Granby and southeast 9 miles (14 km) to Winter Park.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.3 km), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 165 people, 72 households, and 38 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 40.8 people per square mile (15.7/km²). There were 103 housing units at an average density of 25.5 per square mile (9.8/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.36% White, 1.21% African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.61% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.82% of the population.
There were 72 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 47.2% were non-families. 26.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 3.03.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 47.3% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 123.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 140.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $40,179, and the median income for a family was $12,411. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $24,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,485. About 51.1% of families and 27.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 100.0% of those sixty five or over.