El Paso County CO Information


El Paso County Subdivisions

El Paso County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 651,841
Population in Households 633,391
Population in Familes 520,582
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,450
Population Density1 307
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 248,047
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 167,812
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 263,674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151,911 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 96,136 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 15,627 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $244,149
Average Home Value $292,335


Median Household Income $54,998
Average Household Income $74,034
Per Capita Income $28,666
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.1% 1.39%
Households 1.18% 1.5%
Families 1.06% 1.43%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   3.1%
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.


El Paso County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Paso County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 8 89th
Diversity Index2 # 21 69th
Median Household Income # 22 67th
Per Capita Income # 23 66th

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