Lake County CO Information


Lake County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,403
Population in Households 7,270
Population in Familes 5,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 133
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 67


Total Households 3,009
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,821
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,471 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,889 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,120 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,462 (32.7%)
Median Home Value $187,700
Average Home Value $214,042


Median Household Income $52,496
Average Household Income $59,807
Per Capita Income $24,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.49%
Households 0.36% 0.62%
Families 0.26% 0.56%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.


Lake County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake 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 # 43 34th
Population Density1 # 24 64th
Diversity Index2 # 12 84th
Median Household Income # 29 56th
Per Capita Income # 37 44th

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