Rio Blanco County CO Information


Rio Blanco County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,127
Population in Households 6,861
Population in Familes 5,689
Population in Group Qrtrs 266
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 2,850
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,939
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,954 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 896 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 688 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $178,747
Average Home Value $212,193


Median Household Income $56,817
Average Household Income $66,938
Per Capita Income $27,065
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.59% 0.84%
Households 1.75% 0.94%
Families 1.62% 0.88%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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, 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 # 44 33rd
Population Density1 # 53 19th
Diversity Index2 # 42 36th
Median Household Income # 18 73rd
Per Capita Income # 26 61st

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