Mineral County CO Information


Mineral County Subdivisions

Mineral County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 728
Population in Households 728
Population in Familes 554
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 367
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 225
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (23.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 ( 5.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 893 (70.9%)
Median Home Value $295,732
Average Home Value $394,613


Median Household Income $48,422
Average Household Income $62,243
Per Capita Income $31,378
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.22%
Households 0.53% 0.32%
Families 0.51% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.06%
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.


Mineral County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mineral County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 63 3rd
Population Density1 # 62 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 64 2nd
Median Household Income # 30 55th
Per Capita Income # 22 67th

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