El Paso County CO Information


El Paso County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 692,861
Daytime Population: Workers 345,613
Daytime Population: Residents 346,038
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 691,651
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 674,974
Population in Familes 554,204
Population in Group Qrtrs 17,887
Population Density2 326
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $63,536
Average Household Income $86,053
Per Capita Income $33,047


Total Housing Units 274,891 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161,531 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 100,322 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,038 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $284,629
Average Home Value $321,454


Total Households 261,853
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 177,408
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 1.49% 1.4%
Households 1.45% 1.36%
Families 1.39% 1.32%
Median Household Income   2.67%
Per Capita Income   2.52%


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, 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 # 2 98th
Population Density # 8 89th
Diversity Index # 21 69th
Median Household Income # 19 72nd
Per Capita Income # 20 70th

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