Dolores County CO Information


Dolores County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 1,990
Daytime Population: Workers 557
Daytime Population: Residents 1,375
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,932
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 1,990
Population in Familes 1,624
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $38,272
Average Household Income $53,277
Per Capita Income $23,399


Total Housing Units 1,452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 689 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 578 (39.8%)
Median Home Value $144,925
Average Home Value $214,441


Total Households 874
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 583
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 -0.5% -0.58%
Households -0.39% -0.51%
Families -0.44% -0.56%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   2.79%


Dolores County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dolores County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 58 11th
Population Density # 57 13th
Diversity Index # 52 20th
Median Household Income # 52 20th
Per Capita Income # 49 25th

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