Meeker, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Meeker, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Meeker had a population of 2,714 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Meeker is located at latitude 40.0498 and longitude -107.8954 in Rio Blanco County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Meeker (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rio Blanco County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,240 feet.

The Town of Meeker (GNIS ID: 2412977) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meeker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Meeker, CO Boundary Map

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Meeker, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,714
Population in Households 2,667
Population in Familes 2,193
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 774
Diversity Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,118
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 736
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 698 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 420 (31.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 236 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $203,147
Average Home Value $236,748
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,852
Average Household Income $62,475
Per Capita Income $25,849
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.77% 1.3%
Households 1.9% 1.34%
Families 1.89% 1.35%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.

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Meeker, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meeker to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 142 69th
Population Density1 # 224 51st
Diversity Index2 # 186 60th
Median Household Income # 206 55th
Per Capita Income # 265 42nd

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