Bark Ranch, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Bark Ranch, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Bark Ranch Census Designated Place had a population of 221 as of July 1, 2020. Bark Ranch ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Bark Ranch is located at latitude 40.1175 and longitude -105.4394 in Boulder County. The formal boundaries for the Bark Ranch Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Boulder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 8,510 feet.

The Bark Ranch Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583210) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Bark Ranch Census Designated Place is located within Bald Mountain Division of Boulder County.


Bark Ranch, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 221 (100%)
Population in Households 220 (99.5%)
Population in Families 143 (64.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 256
Diversity Index2 13


Median Household Income $101,250
Average Household Income $104,733
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $50,632
Wealth Index5 109


Total HU (Housing Units) 114 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 72 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $461,842
Average Home Value $697,535
Housing Affordability Index3 144


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 48
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.36% 0.36%
Households 0.31% 0.41%
Families -1.99% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
Owner Occupied HU   0.55%


Bark Ranch, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bark Ranch to the other 459 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 351 24th
Population Density # 347 25th
Median Household Income # 67 86th
Housing Affordability Index # 295 64th
Per Capita Income # 65 86th
Diversity Index # 441 4th

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