Elbert County CO Information


Elbert County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,419
Population in Households 24,346
Population in Familes 21,674
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 8,911
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 7,137
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,731 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,180 (12.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 635 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $398,873
Average Home Value $448,978


Median Household Income $83,205
Average Household Income $103,730
Per Capita Income $37,964
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 1.35%
Households 0.99% 1.41%
Families 0.97% 1.4%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.


Elbert County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elbert County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 22 67th
Population Density1 # 31 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 56 16th
Median Household Income # 3 97th
Per Capita Income # 9 88th

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