Bent County CO Information


Bent County Subdivisions

Bent County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,332
Population in Households 4,400
Population in Familes 3,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,932
Population Density1 4
Diversity Index2 66


Median Household Income $35,644
Average Household Income $47,856
Per Capita Income $17,217


Total Housing Units 2,234 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,249 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 634 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 351 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $78,966
Average Home Value $127,782


Total Households 1,883
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,210
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% 0.05%
Households 0.33% 0.08%
Families 0.25% 0.03%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.38%


Bent County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bent County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 47 28th
Population Density # 48 27th
Diversity Index # 12 83rd
Median Household Income # 58 11th
Per Capita Income # 64 2nd

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