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Eagle, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Eagle had a population of 6,566 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Eagle is located at latitude 39.6345 and longitude -106.8164 in Eagle County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Eagle (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Eagle County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,601 feet.

The Town of Eagle 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.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eagle: Castle, McDonald, Rio Aguila.

Town of Eagle, CO Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,566
Population in Households 6,492
Population in Familes 5,539
Population in Group Qrtrs 74
Population Density1 1,431
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,191
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 1,656
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,416 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,397 (57.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 794 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $232,500
Average Home Value $369,657
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,038
Average Household Income $84,608
Per Capita Income $28,769
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.22%
Households 0.07% 0.25%
Families -0.11% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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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Eagle, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eagle 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 # 93 80th
Population Density1 # 123 73rd
Diversity Index2 # 148 68th
Median Household Income # 137 70th
Per Capita Income # 209 55th

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