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Colorado City, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Colorado City Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pueblo County at latitude 37.9366 and longitude -104.8456. Pueblo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,853 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Colorado City 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 Colorado City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colorado City: Crow Junction.

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


Total Population 2,205
Population in Households 2,126
Population in Familes 1,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 79
Population Density1 161
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 868
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 606
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 670 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 197 (20.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $135,026
Average Home Value $173,733


Median Household Income $41,796
Average Household Income $51,433
Per Capita Income $20,968
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% 0.38%
Households 0.3% 0.48%
Families 0.04% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.78%
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.


Colorado City, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colorado City 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 # 161 65th
Population Density1 # 374 19th
Diversity Index2 # 212 54th
Median Household Income # 339 26th
Per Capita Income # 367 20th

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