Garfield County CO Information

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Garfield County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 13 81st
Population Density1 # 23 66th
Diversity Index2 # 18 73rd
Median Household Income # 15 78th
Per Capita Income # 29 56th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 57,912
Population in Households 57,021
Population in Familes 46,395
Population in Group Qrtrs 891
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 63
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 20,752
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 14,391
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 23,575 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,011 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,741 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,823 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $253,775
Average Home Value $311,763
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $59,041
Average Household Income $73,449
Per Capita Income $26,442
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.63% 0.63%
Households 0.45% 0.55%
Families 0.33% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

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