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Elbert, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Elbert Census Designated Place had a population of 249 as of July 1, 2015. Elbert ranks in the lower 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 Elbert is located at latitude 39.2189 and longitude -104.5404 in Elbert County. 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. Elbert County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,722 feet.

The Elbert Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629986) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Elbert Census Designated Place is located within Elizabeth Division of Elbert County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elbert 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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Elbert, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 249
Population in Households 245
Population in Familes 214
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 525
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 75
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $290,909
Average Home Value $315,705


Median Household Income $80,519
Average Household Income $96,648
Per Capita Income $35,116
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.52% 1.33%
Households 1.67% 1.81%
Families 4.01% 1.55%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.16%
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, 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 # 338 27th
Population Density1 # 274 40th
Diversity Index2 # 362 21st
Median Household Income # 81 83rd
Per Capita Income # 126 73rd

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