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Rye, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Rye is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pueblo County at latitude 37.9213 and longitude -104.9321. Pueblo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,801 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Rye, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rye, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rye indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Rye (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 153
Population in Households 153
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,609
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 72
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 117 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (38.5%)
Median Home Value $190,909
Average Home Value $219,828


Median Household Income $54,110
Average Household Income $66,355
Per Capita Income $28,327
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% 0.52%
Households 0.33% 0.55%
Families 4.94% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.18%
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.

Rye, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rye 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 # 371 19th
Population Density1 # 112 76th
Diversity Index2 # 342 26th
Median Household Income # 199 57th
Per Capita Income # 190 59th

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