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Red Feather Lakes, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Red Feather Lakes Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Larimer County at latitude 40.8095 and longitude -105.579. Larimer County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,346 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Red Feather Lakes 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 Red Feather Lakes Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.53 sq. miles.

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Red Feather Lakes, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 353
Population in Households 353
Population in Familes 285
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 187
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 132
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 157 (14.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 ( 2.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 916 (83.0%)
Median Home Value $192,391
Average Home Value $218,153


Median Household Income $41,602
Average Household Income $59,172
Per Capita Income $29,119
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.68% 1.05%
Households 0.9% 1.25%
Families 2.07% 0.89%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   3.81%
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.


Red Feather Lakes, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Feather Lakes 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 # 305 34th
Population Density1 # 432 6th
Diversity Index2 # 426 7th
Median Household Income # 341 26th
Per Capita Income # 185 60th

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