Sugar City, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sugar City, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Sugar City had a population of 285 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Sugar City is located at latitude 38.2328 and longitude -103.6633 in Crowley County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sugar City (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Crowley County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,304 feet.

The Town of Sugar City (GNIS ID: 2413346) 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 Sugar City is located within Sugar City Division of Crowley County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sugar City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Sugar City, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 285
Population in Households 285
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 741
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 127
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $80,882
Average Home Value $146,316


Median Household Income $36,547
Average Household Income $56,921
Per Capita Income $25,294
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.61% 0.9%
Households 1.46% 0.78%
Families 2.8% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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.

Sugar City, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sugar City to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 319 31st
Population Density1 # 236 49th
Diversity Index2 # 219 52nd
Median Household Income # 407 11th
Per Capita Income # 299 35th

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