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Byers, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Byers Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Arapahoe County at latitude 39.7094 and longitude -104.2128. Arapahoe County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,203 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Byers 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 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Byers: Bijou.

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


Total Population 1,181
Population in Households 1,181
Population in Familes 990
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 458
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 317
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 494 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $193,852
Average Home Value $194,539


Median Household Income $56,817
Average Household Income $66,011
Per Capita Income $25,650
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.42% 0.93%
Households 0.52% 1.07%
Families 0.07% 0.93%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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.


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, 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 # 198 57th
Population Density1 # 404 12th
Diversity Index2 # 240 48th
Median Household Income # 171 63rd
Per Capita Income # 245 47th

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