Elbert County CO Information


Elbert County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,458
Daytime Population: Workers 5,811
Daytime Population: Residents 11,473
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,284
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 25,385
Population in Familes 22,584
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $87,832
Average Household Income $110,694
Per Capita Income $40,030


Total Housing Units 9,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,962 (82.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,220 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 489 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $409,591
Average Home Value $463,750


Total Households 9,182
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 7,344
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 1.36% 1.57%
Households 1.27% 1.52%
Families 1.23% 1.5%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.31%


Elbert County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elbert 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 # 22 67th
Population Density # 29 56th
Diversity Index # 54 17th
Median Household Income # 3 97th
Per Capita Income # 8 89th

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