San Miguel County CO Information


San Miguel County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Miguel County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 42 36th
Population Density1 # 43 34th
Diversity Index2 # 50 23rd
Median Household Income # 13 81st
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

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San Miguel County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,486
Population in Households 7,477
Population in Familes 4,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 3,548
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 1,729
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,877 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,904 (27.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,644 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,329 (48.4%)
Median Home Value $385,159
Average Home Value $525,551


Median Household Income $61,672
Average Household Income $87,697
Per Capita Income $41,574
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.4% 0.9%
Households 0.63% 0.97%
Families 0.44% 0.84%
Median Household Income   4.04%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
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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