Montezuma County CO Information


Montezuma County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,300
Population in Households 26,063
Population in Familes 21,179
Population in Group Qrtrs 237
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 10,853
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 7,261
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,513 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,340 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,737 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $210,034
Average Home Value $229,323


Median Household Income $43,179
Average Household Income $58,639
Per Capita Income $24,270
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.69%
Households 0.56% 0.68%
Families 0.49% 0.64%
Median Household Income   2.8%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.


Montezuma County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montezuma 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 # 21 69th
Population Density1 # 30 55th
Diversity Index2 # 24 63rd
Median Household Income # 42 36th
Per Capita Income # 38 42nd

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