Bent County CO Information

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Bent County Subdivisions

Bent County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,885
Population in Households 4,160
Population in Familes 3,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,725
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 66
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,786
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 1,153
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,242 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,136 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 650 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 456 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $75,911
Average Home Value $129,665
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,060
Average Household Income $46,385
Per Capita Income $16,945
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.58% -0.37%
Households -0.41% -0.47%
Families -0.44% -0.49%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
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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Bent County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bent County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 47 28th
Population Density1 # 48 27th
Diversity Index2 # 12 83rd
Median Household Income # 56 14th
Per Capita Income # 64 2nd

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