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Smeltertown, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Smeltertown Census Designated Place had a population of 132 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Smeltertown is located at latitude 38.5475 and longitude -106.0145 in Chaffee County. The formal boundaries for the Smeltertown Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chaffee County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,096 feet.

The Smeltertown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583297) 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 Smeltertown Census Designated Place is located within Salida Division of Chaffee County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 132 (100%)
Population in Households 132 (100.0%)
Population in Families 94 (71.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 904
Diversity Index2 40
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,226
Average Household Income $72,732
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $34,313
Wealth Index5 65
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 52 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $277,500
Average Home Value $305,645
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 50
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 27
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.93% 0.89%
Households 0.82% 0.79%
Families -2.77% 1.44%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
Owner Occupied HU   1.26%

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Smeltertown, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Smeltertown 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 # 390 15th
Population Density # 207 55th
Median Household Income # 213 54th
Housing Affordability Index # 27 6th
Per Capita Income # 203 56th
Diversity Index # 192 58th

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