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Elbert, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Elbert Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Elbert County at latitude 39.2189 and longitude -104.5404. Elbert County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,722 feet.

The formal official name is the Elbert Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Elbert, Colorado.

The U5 Census Class Code for Elbert indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Elbert Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Elbert, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 247
Population in Households 244
Population in Familes 213
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 521
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 74
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $270,833
Average Home Value $305,938


Median Household Income $80,503
Average Household Income $95,704
Per Capita Income $35,030
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.69% 1.11%
Households 1.82% 1.43%
Families 4.65% 1.32%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elbert to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 338 26th
Population Density1 # 273 41st
Diversity Index2 # 384 16th
Median Household Income # 79 83rd
Per Capita Income # 119 74th

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