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Meeker, Colorado - Basic Facts

Meeker is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Meeker.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Rio Blanco County at latitude 40.0375 and longitude -107.9131. Rio Blanco County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,240 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Meeker (see map) encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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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, 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 # 140 70th
Population Density1 # 216 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 174 62nd
Median Household Income # 220 52nd
Per Capita Income # 231 50th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,801
Population in Households 2,752
Population in Familes 2,264
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 798
Diversity Index2 42
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,153
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 758
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 723 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 430 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $192,039
Average Home Value $219,260
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,453
Average Household Income $63,034
Per Capita Income $26,089
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.95% 1.58%
Households 3.09% 1.66%
Families 3.05% 1.61%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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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