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Guffey, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Guffey Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Park County at latitude 38.7607 and longitude -105.5098. Park County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,658 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Guffey 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 Guffey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Guffey: Idaville.

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


Total Population 105
Population in Households 105
Population in Familes 82
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 1.64
Family Households 41
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (44.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 ( 6.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (48.4%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $224,074


Median Household Income $42,589
Average Household Income $50,051
Per Capita Income $25,097
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.64% 1.3%
Households 1.93% 1.22%
Families 11.31% 0.96%
Median Household Income   3.41%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.


Guffey, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guffey 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 # 403 12th
Population Density1 # 451 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 392 15th
Median Household Income # 327 29th
Per Capita Income # 269 41st

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