Mesa County CO Information


Mesa County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 150,881
Population in Households 146,605
Population in Familes 117,109
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,276
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 59,602
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 39,457
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 64,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 40,382 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 19,220 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,856 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $210,894
Average Home Value $243,632


Median Household Income $51,101
Average Household Income $67,732
Per Capita Income $27,250
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.41%
Households 0.49% 0.42%
Families 0.42% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.


Mesa County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mesa 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 # 11 84th
Population Density1 # 13 81st
Diversity Index2 # 35 47th
Median Household Income # 32 52nd
Per Capita Income # 29 56th

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