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Dacono, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Dacono had a population of 5,131 as of July 1, 2016. Dacono ranks in the upper 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 Dacono is located at latitude 40.0635 and longitude -104.9468 in Weld County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dacono (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,029 feet.

The City of Dacono (GNIS ID: 2410283) 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 City of Dacono is located within Erie-Frederick Division of Weld County.

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

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


Total Population 5,131
Population in Households 5,131
Population in Familes 4,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 632
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 1,779
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 1,295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,884 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,293 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 486 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $196,138
Average Home Value $200,658


Median Household Income $53,153
Average Household Income $66,185
Per Capita Income $23,145
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.45% 8.63%
Households 3.22% 8.05%
Families 3.04% 8.25%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Dacono, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dacono 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 # 109 76th
Population Density1 # 252 45th
Diversity Index2 # 55 88th
Median Household Income # 229 50th
Per Capita Income # 350 24th

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