Gypsum, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gypsum, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Gypsum had a population of 6,612 as of July 1, 2015. Gypsum ranks in the upper 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 Gypsum is located at latitude 39.64 and longitude -106.9115 in Eagle County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gypsum (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Eagle County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,312 feet.

The Town of Gypsum (GNIS ID: 2412716) 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 Gypsum is located within Eagle-Gypsum Division of Eagle County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gypsum 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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Town of Gypsum, CO Boundary Map

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


Total Population 6,612
Population in Households 6,612
Population in Familes 5,757
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 862
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 2,046
Average Household Size 3.23
Family Households 1,611
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,448 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 597 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 160 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $279,569
Average Home Value $311,938


Median Household Income $62,006
Average Household Income $82,109
Per Capita Income $25,612
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.48%
Households 0.35% 0.47%
Families 0.21% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.87%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.


Gypsum, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gypsum 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 # 90 81st
Population Density1 # 207 55th
Diversity Index2 # 19 96th
Median Household Income # 153 67th
Per Capita Income # 274 40th

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