Steamboat Springs, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Steamboat Springs had a population of 12,426 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Steamboat Springs is located at latitude 40.4756 and longitude -106.8229 in Routt County. The formal boundaries for the City of Steamboat Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Routt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,732 feet.

The City of Steamboat Springs 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 Steamboat Springs population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Steamboat Springs, CO Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 12,426
Population in Households 12,171
Population in Familes 8,274
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density1 1,225
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,418
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 3,005
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,335 (32.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,083 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,859 (47.3%)
Median Home Value $469,098
Average Home Value $560,250
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $65,276
Average Household Income $90,353
Per Capita Income $39,445
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.57%
Households 0.78% 0.68%
Families 1.53% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
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.

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Steamboat Springs, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steamboat Springs 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 # 53 89th
Population Density1 # 147 68th
Diversity Index2 # 324 29th
Median Household Income # 140 70th
Per Capita Income # 97 79th

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