Rio Blanco County CO Information


Rio Blanco County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,021
Population in Households 6,720
Population in Familes 5,571
Population in Group Qrtrs 301
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 2,782
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 1,899
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,922 (54.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 860 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 727 (20.7%)
Median Home Value $213,103
Average Home Value $262,201


Median Household Income $58,233
Average Household Income $70,316
Per Capita Income $28,510
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.83% 0.37%
Households 0.8% 0.45%
Families 0.76% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.


Rio Blanco County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rio Blanco 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 # 44 33rd
Population Density1 # 53 19th
Diversity Index2 # 41 36th
Median Household Income # 22 67th
Per Capita Income # 27 59th

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