Prowers County CO Information


Prowers County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 12,230
Population in Households 11,885
Population in Familes 9,868
Population in Group Qrtrs 345
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 4,862
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 3,285
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,924 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,069 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,793 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,062 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $95,067
Average Home Value $121,823


Median Household Income $35,959
Average Household Income $43,376
Per Capita Income $17,469
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.61% -0.64%
Households -0.35% -0.31%
Families -0.47% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.


Prowers County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prowers County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 36 45th
Population Density1 # 37 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 11 84th
Median Household Income # 57 13th
Per Capita Income # 60 8th

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