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Chacra, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Chacra Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Garfield County at latitude 39.5784 and longitude -107.4549. Garfield County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,633 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Chacra 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 Chacra Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 340
Population in Households 340
Population in Familes 292
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 359
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 120
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 39 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $310,714
Average Home Value $343,519


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $94,687
Per Capita Income $33,058
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.78% 0.81%
Households 0.6% 0.66%
Families -1.25% 0.86%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Chacra, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chacra 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 # 307 33rd
Population Density1 # 315 31st
Diversity Index2 # 78 83rd
Median Household Income # 99 79th
Per Capita Income # 137 70th

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