Dove Creek, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Dove Creek, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Dove Creek had a population of 734 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dove Creek is located at latitude 37.7667 and longitude -108.9063 in Dolores County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dove Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Dolores County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,844 feet.

The Town of Dove Creek (GNIS ID: 2412446) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Dove Creek is located within Dove Creek Division of Dolores County.

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Dove Creek, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 734
Population in Households 734
Population in Familes 621
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,366
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $36,082
Average Household Income $47,001
Per Capita Income $19,283


Total Housing Units 360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 225 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $116,964
Average Home Value $151,217


Total Households 307
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 216
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.02% 0.59%
Households -0.08% 0.58%
Families 0.11% 0.55%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Dove Creek, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dove Creek to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 245 47th
Population Density # 138 70th
Diversity Index # 305 34th
Median Household Income # 407 11th
Per Capita Income # 427 7th

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