Sawpit, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sawpit, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Sawpit had a population of 44 as of July 1, 2017. Sawpit 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 Sawpit is located at latitude 37.9946 and longitude -108.0012 in San Miguel County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sawpit (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Miguel County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,592 feet.

The Town of Sawpit (GNIS ID: 2413263) 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 Sawpit is located within Telluride Division of San Miguel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sawpit population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Sawpit: Saw Pit.

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Sawpit, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 44
Daytime Population: Workers 0
Daytime Population: Residents 18
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 18
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.41
Population in Households 44
Population in Familes 34
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,433
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $107,831
Average Household Income $139,079
Per Capita Income $58,252


Total Housing Units 24 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $593,750
Average Home Value $693,333


Total Households 19
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 12
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.32% 1.33%
Households 0.75% 2.02%
Families -1.1% 1.61%
Median Household Income   -1.02%
Per Capita Income   0.64%

Sawpit, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sawpit to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 437 5th
Population Density # 123 73rd
Diversity Index # 411 11th
Median Household Income # 47 90th
Per Capita Income # 37 92nd

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