Phillips County CO Information


Phillips County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 4,574
Population in Households 4,514
Population in Familes 3,735
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density1 7
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 1,877
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,228
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,161 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,314 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 563 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 284 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $124,000
Average Home Value $151,389


Median Household Income $42,812
Average Household Income $56,739
Per Capita Income $23,482
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.3%
Households 0.5% 0.33%
Families 0.45% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.


Phillips County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phillips 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 # 54 17th
Population Density1 # 40 39th
Diversity Index2 # 26 61st
Median Household Income # 41 38th
Per Capita Income # 45 31st

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