Summit County CO Information

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Summit County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summit 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 # 20 70th
Population Density1 # 12 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 37 44th
Median Household Income # 16 77th
Per Capita Income # 13 81st

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 28,252
Population in Households 27,979
Population in Familes 18,409
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 41
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,004
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 6,643
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 29,903 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,350 (24.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,654 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,899 (59.9%)
Median Home Value $410,432
Average Home Value $478,024
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $58,917
Average Household Income $78,956
Per Capita Income $33,632
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.22% 0.69%
Households 0.5% 0.84%
Families 0.32% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.06%
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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