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Steamboat Springs, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Steamboat Springs is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Routt County at latitude 40.4756 and longitude -106.8229. Routt County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,732 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Steamboat Springs, but most people and references simply refer to it as Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Steamboat Springs indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 12,633
Population in Households 12,327
Population in Familes 8,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 306
Population Density1 1,246
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 5,484
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 3,028
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,616 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,388 (31.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,096 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,132 (48.3%)
Median Home Value $439,178
Average Home Value $533,579


Median Household Income $66,265
Average Household Income $88,812
Per Capita Income $38,631
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.04% 0.92%
Households 1.25% 1.05%
Families 2.07% 0.97%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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.


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, 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 # 50 89th
Population Density1 # 144 69th
Diversity Index2 # 308 32nd
Median Household Income # 127 72nd
Per Capita Income # 94 80th

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