Eaton, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Eaton, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Eaton had a population of 4,720 as of July 1, 2015. Eaton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eaton is located at latitude 40.5252 and longitude -104.7133 in Weld County. 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. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,839 feet.

The Town of Eaton (GNIS ID: 2412462) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Eaton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eaton: Eatonton.

Town of Eaton, CO Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,720
Population in Households 4,720
Population in Familes 4,107
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,996
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,753
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 1,297
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,791 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,309 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 443 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 2.1%)
Median Home Value $236,989
Average Home Value $263,265
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,895
Average Household Income $80,808
Per Capita Income $30,422
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.5% 0.99%
Households 1.5% 1.0%
Families 1.27% 0.86%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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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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, 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 # 111 76th
Population Density1 # 74 84th
Diversity Index2 # 203 56th
Median Household Income # 147 68th
Per Capita Income # 179 61st

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