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North Washington, Colorado - Basic Facts

The North Washington Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Adams County at latitude 39.8078 and longitude -104.98. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,190 feet.

The formal official name is the North Washington Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as North Washington, Colorado.

The U5 Census Class Code for North Washington indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the North Washington Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles.

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North Washington, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 518
Population in Households 518
Population in Familes 397
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 99
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 203
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $140,000
Average Home Value $187,277


Median Household Income $35,764
Average Household Income $44,334
Per Capita Income $18,315
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.61% 1.5%
Households 1.44% 1.34%
Families 0.0% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   3.5%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


North Washington, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Washington to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 279 39th
Population Density1 # 405 12th
Diversity Index2 # 28 94th
Median Household Income # 413 10th
Per Capita Income # 406 12th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.