Routt County CO Information


Routt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 23,815
Population in Households 23,529
Population in Familes 17,266
Population in Group Qrtrs 286
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 10,120
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 6,132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,825 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,808 (40.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,312 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,705 (39.9%)
Median Home Value $431,095
Average Home Value $526,458


Median Household Income $65,228
Average Household Income $85,524
Per Capita Income $36,603
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.21% 0.14%
Households 0.37% 0.22%
Families 0.33% 0.2%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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.


Routt County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Routt 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 # 24 64th
Population Density1 # 33 50th
Diversity Index2 # 58 11th
Median Household Income # 10 86th
Per Capita Income # 10 86th

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