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Monument, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Monument had a population of 7,620 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Monument is located at latitude 39.0747 and longitude -104.8439 in El Paso County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Monument (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. El Paso County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,975 feet.

The Town of Monument (GNIS ID: 2413009) 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 Monument is located within Black Forest-Peyton Division of El Paso County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Monument: Henry Station.

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


Total Population 7,620
Population in Households 7,620
Population in Familes 7,053
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,128
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 2,465
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 2,096
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,508 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,072 (82.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 393 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $434,333
Average Home Value $485,046


Median Household Income $102,101
Average Household Income $132,354
Per Capita Income $43,546
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.1% 2.22%
Households 2.98% 2.18%
Families 3.39% 2.15%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Monument, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Monument 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 # 81 83rd
Population Density1 # 165 64th
Diversity Index2 # 261 43rd
Median Household Income # 46 90th
Per Capita Income # 75 84th

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