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Eads, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Eads is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kiowa County at latitude 38.4813 and longitude -102.7798. Kiowa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,219 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Eads, but most people and references simply refer to it as Eads, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Eads indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Eads (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eads: Dayton.

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


Total Population 630
Population in Households 618
Population in Familes 505
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 1,341
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 300
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 194
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 213 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (23.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (18.9%)
Median Home Value $76,974
Average Home Value $94,104


Median Household Income $41,153
Average Household Income $47,441
Per Capita Income $22,002
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.8% 0.84%
Households 1.13% 0.85%
Families 2.45% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Eads, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eads 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 # 260 43rd
Population Density1 # 133 71st
Diversity Index2 # 409 11th
Median Household Income # 349 24th
Per Capita Income # 343 25th

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