Summit County CO Information


Summit County Subdivisions

Summit County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 28,172
Population in Households 27,899
Population in Familes 18,356
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 12,034
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 6,678
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 29,958 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,342 (24.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,692 (15.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17,924 (59.8%)
Median Home Value $417,030
Average Home Value $484,844


Median Household Income $59,039
Average Household Income $76,910
Per Capita Income $32,938
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.6%
Households 0.45% 0.72%
Families 0.36% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.86%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 19 72nd
Per Capita Income # 16 77th

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