Hayden, CO Community Profile: Data

Hayden Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Hayden Content

Hayden, Colorado - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Routt County at latitude 40.4953 and longitude -107.2573. Routt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,348 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Hayden (see map) encompass a land area of 3.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Camera Icon Photos of the local Hayden, CO area

Also See: Hayden, CO ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

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


Total Population 1,776
Population in Households 1,776
Population in Familes 1,429
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 591
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 734
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 476
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 477 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 258 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $181,308
Average Home Value $199,265


Median Household Income $56,625
Average Household Income $64,152
Per Capita Income $26,512
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.45% -0.09%
Households -0.1% 0.05%
Families -0.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.


Hayden, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hayden 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 # 168 64th
Population Density1 # 256 44th
Diversity Index2 # 260 44th
Median Household Income # 175 62nd
Per Capita Income # 226 51st

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