El Paso County CO Information


El Paso County Subdivisions

El Paso County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 712,263
Population in Households 693,927
Population in Familes 571,902
Population in Group Qrtrs 18,336
Population Density1 335
Diversity Index2 56


Median Household Income $64,589
Average Household Income $87,754
Per Capita Income $33,652


Total Housing Units 280,516 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 173,950 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 94,920 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,646 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $316,773
Average Home Value $361,931


Total Households 268,870
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 181,831
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 1.65% 1.56%
Households 1.6% 1.53%
Families 1.52% 1.48%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   2.2%


El Paso County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Paso County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 2 98th
Population Density # 8 89th
Diversity Index # 21 69th
Median Household Income # 17 75th
Per Capita Income # 22 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.