Ward, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ward, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Ward had a population of 159 as of July 1, 2015. Ward ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ward is located at latitude 40.0732 and longitude -105.5156 in Boulder County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ward (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Boulder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,150 feet.

The Town of Ward (GNIS ID: 2413449) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Ward is located within Bald Mountain Division of Boulder County.

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

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


Total Population 159
Population in Households 158
Population in Familes 105
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 277
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (54.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (25.2%)
Median Home Value $331,250
Average Home Value $367,672


Median Household Income $69,667
Average Household Income $88,913
Per Capita Income $43,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.12% 1.47%
Households 1.24% 1.69%
Families 2.51% 1.42%
Median Household Income   5.86%
Per Capita Income   3.77%
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.


Ward, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ward 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 # 369 20th
Population Density1 # 336 27th
Diversity Index2 # 451 2nd
Median Household Income # 117 75th
Per Capita Income # 74 84th

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