Penrose is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Penrose Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fremont County at latitude 38.425 and longitude -105.0228. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,335 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Penrose Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 17.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Penrose, CO area
Also See: Penrose, CO ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||3,496|
|Population in Familes||2,920|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||6|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,578 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,151 (72.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||288 (18.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||139 ( 8.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$148,117|
|Average Home Value||$158,051|
|Median Household Income||$49,778|
|Average Household Income||$55,803|
|Per Capita Income||$22,778|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.01%|
|Per Capita Income||2.37%|
The table below compares Penrose 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.
|Total Population||# 131||72nd|
|Population Density1||# 361||21st|
|Diversity Index2||# 302||34th|
|Median Household Income||# 251||45th|
|Per Capita Income||# 327||29th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.