Ophir, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Ophir, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Ophir had a population of 166 as of July 1, 2016. Ophir ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Ophir is located at latitude 37.8568 and longitude -107.829 in San Miguel County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ophir (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Miguel County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,695 feet.

The Town of Ophir (GNIS ID: 2413085) 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.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Ophir is located within Telluride Division of San Miguel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ophir population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ophir: Old Ophir.

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


Total Population 166
Population in Households 166
Population in Familes 129
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 944
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 39
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $605,769
Average Home Value $699,444


Median Household Income $105,353
Average Household Income $135,661
Per Capita Income $56,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 1.18%
Households 0.53% 0.96%
Families -0.8% 1.01%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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.

Ophir, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ophir to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 366 20th
Population Density1 # 193 58th
Diversity Index2 # 443 3rd
Median Household Income # 35 93rd
Per Capita Income # 34 93rd

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