Niwot, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Niwot, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Niwot Census Designated Place had a population of 4,314 as of July 1, 2017. Niwot ranks in the lower 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 Niwot is located at latitude 40.0976 and longitude -105.1583 in Boulder County. The formal boundaries for the Niwot Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Boulder County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,095 feet.

The Niwot Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408929) 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 Niwot Census Designated Place is located within Longmont Division of Boulder County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Niwot population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Niwot: Modoc.

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Niwot, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,314
Daytime Population: Workers 2,303
Daytime Population: Residents 2,080
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,383
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 4,314
Population in Familes 3,662
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,079
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $117,789
Average Household Income $154,607
Per Capita Income $60,609


Total Housing Units 1,753 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,375 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 320 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $631,403
Average Home Value $697,947


Total Households 1,695
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,200
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 1.03% 1.08%
Households 0.96% 1.02%
Families 0.89% 0.98%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Niwot, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niwot to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 119 74th
Population Density # 176 62nd
Diversity Index # 379 17th
Median Household Income # 20 96th
Per Capita Income # 34 93rd

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