Elbert County CO Information


Elbert County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 26,004
Population in Households 25,931
Population in Familes 23,125
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 14
Diversity Index2 25


Median Household Income $90,391
Average Household Income $115,909
Per Capita Income $42,012


Total Housing Units 9,901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,031 (81.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,371 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 499 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $446,094
Average Home Value $533,187


Total Households 9,402
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 7,513
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 1.45% 2.74%
Households 1.4% 2.72%
Families 1.36% 2.69%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.95%


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, 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 # 22 67th
Population Density # 29 56th
Diversity Index # 54 17th
Median Household Income # 2 98th
Per Capita Income # 6 92nd

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