Garfield County CO Information


Garfield County Subdivisions

Garfield County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 58,614
Population in Households 57,730
Population in Familes 46,971
Population in Group Qrtrs 884
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 20,973
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 14,570
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,093 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,880 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,743 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $288,916
Average Home Value $356,840


Median Household Income $60,165
Average Household Income $75,497
Per Capita Income $27,147
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.86%
Households 0.57% 0.8%
Families 0.51% 0.76%
Median Household Income   3.52%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.


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, 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 # 13 81st
Population Density1 # 23 66th
Diversity Index2 # 18 73rd
Median Household Income # 18 73rd
Per Capita Income # 30 55th

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