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Eaton, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Eaton is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Weld County at latitude 40.5252 and longitude -104.7133. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,839 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Eaton, but most people and references simply refer to it as Eaton, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Eaton indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Eaton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eaton: Eatonton.

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


Total Population 4,513
Population in Households 4,513
Population in Familes 3,927
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,908
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 1,677
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,238
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,256 (73.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 421 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $222,287
Average Home Value $245,860


Median Household Income $59,087
Average Household Income $77,501
Per Capita Income $29,188
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.79% 0.99%
Households 0.8% 0.99%
Families 0.46% 0.87%
Median Household Income   4.61%
Per Capita Income   3.22%
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.


Eaton, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eaton to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 113 76th
Population Density1 # 78 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 206 55th
Median Household Income # 159 66th
Per Capita Income # 182 60th

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