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Stratton, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Stratton had a population of 672 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Stratton is located at latitude 39.3029 and longitude -102.6035 in Kit Carson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Stratton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kit Carson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,413 feet.

The Town of Stratton (GNIS ID: 2413341) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Stratton is located within Stratton Division of Kit Carson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stratton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stratton: Claremont.

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Stratton, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 672
Daytime Population: Workers 440
Daytime Population: Residents 346
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 786
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 671
Population in Familes 557
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,308
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $39,353
Average Household Income $55,568
Per Capita Income $22,727


Total Housing Units 354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 217 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $136,628
Average Home Value $156,912


Total Households 296
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 198
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.21% -0.12%
Households 0.38% 0.0%
Families 2.29% -0.1%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Stratton, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stratton to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 252 45th
Population Density # 143 69th
Diversity Index # 296 35th
Median Household Income # 366 20th
Per Capita Income # 367 20th

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