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Black Forest, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Black Forest Census Designated Place had a population of 15,412 as of July 1, 2019. Black Forest ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Black Forest is located at latitude 39.0131 and longitude -104.7008 in El Paso County. The formal boundaries for the Black Forest Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 100.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. El Paso County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,369 feet.

The Black Forest Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407856) 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 Black Forest Census Designated Place is located within Black Forest-Peyton Division of El Paso County.


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Black Forest, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Black Forest, CO Housing Affordability Index is 111
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Black Forest, CO Wealth Index is 230
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 15,412
Population in Households 15,411
Population in Familes 13,980
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 153
Diversity Index1 25
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $113,963
Average Household Income $142,678
Per Capita Income $50,888
Wealth Index3 230

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,613 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,150 (91.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 382 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 81 ( 1.4%)
Median Home Value $550,977
Housing Affordability Index2 111
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,532
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 4,559
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.76% 1.6%
Households 1.84% 1.63%
Families 1.64% 1.54%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Black Forest, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Black Forest to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 46 90th
Population Density # 379 17th
Diversity Index # 320 31st
Median Household Income # 38 92nd
Per Capita Income # 54 88th

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