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Byers, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Byers Census Designated Place had a population of 1,215 as of July 1, 2015. Byers ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Byers is located at latitude 39.7094 and longitude -104.2128 in Arapahoe County. The formal boundaries for the Byers Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.52 sq. miles. Arapahoe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,203 feet.

The Byers Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407933) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Byers population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Byers: Bijou.

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Byers, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,215
Population in Households 1,215
Population in Familes 1,018
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 106
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 473
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 329
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 301 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 172 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $181,757
Average Home Value $188,917


Median Household Income $59,601
Average Household Income $66,280
Per Capita Income $25,743
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.89% 1.47%
Households 1.04% 1.52%
Families 0.77% 1.42%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.

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Byers, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Byers to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 195 58th
Population Density1 # 404 12th
Diversity Index2 # 246 47th
Median Household Income # 169 63rd
Per Capita Income # 268 42nd

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