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Redlands, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Redlands Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mesa County at latitude 39.0849 and longitude -108.655. Mesa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,655 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Redlands 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 Redlands Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.56 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 8,827
Population in Households 8,808
Population in Familes 7,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 660
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 3,574
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,732
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,099 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 475 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $306,369
Average Home Value $360,794


Median Household Income $75,350
Average Household Income $100,110
Per Capita Income $40,195
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.38% 0.24%
Households 0.49% 0.26%
Families 0.67% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   3.73%
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.


Redlands, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Redlands 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 # 74 84th
Population Density1 # 247 46th
Diversity Index2 # 340 26th
Median Household Income # 93 80th
Per Capita Income # 89 81st

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