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Stratton, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Stratton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kit Carson County at latitude 39.3029 and longitude -102.6035. Kit Carson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,413 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Stratton 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 Stratton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Stratton: Claremont.

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


Total Population 691
Population in Households 689
Population in Familes 572
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 1,368
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 304
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 365 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 82 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $98,047
Average Home Value $128,959


Median Household Income $43,123
Average Household Income $55,306
Per Capita Income $22,497
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.16% 0.63%
Households 1.36% 0.78%
Families 4.58% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.93%
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.


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, 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 # 249 46th
Population Density1 # 131 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 284 38th
Median Household Income # 315 31st
Per Capita Income # 334 27th

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