Dove Creek, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Dove Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Dove Creek had a population of 710 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Dove Creek is located at latitude 37.7667 and longitude -108.9063 in Dolores County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dove Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dolores County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,844 feet.

The Town of Dove Creek (GNIS ID: 2412446) 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 Dove Creek is located within Dove Creek Division of Dolores County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Dove Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Dove Creek, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 710
Daytime Population: Workers 314
Daytime Population: Residents 508
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 822
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 710
Population in Familes 598
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,321
Diversity Index3 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,584
Average Household Income $48,414
Per Capita Income $20,001

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 223 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $113,934
Average Home Value $148,884
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 300
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 212
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.48% -0.57%
Households -0.41% -0.47%
Families -0.13% -0.67%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Dove Creek, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dove Creek to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 247 46th
Population Density # 139 70th
Diversity Index # 298 35th
Median Household Income # 410 11th
Per Capita Income # 413 10th

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