Garfield County CO Information


Garfield County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 60,243
Daytime Population: Workers 28,819
Daytime Population: Residents 29,945
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 58,764
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 59,359
Population in Familes 48,251
Population in Group Qrtrs 884
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $63,684
Average Household Income $78,881
Per Capita Income $28,398


Total Housing Units 24,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,525 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,920 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,594 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $322,480
Average Home Value $390,281


Total Households 21,445
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 14,892
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 0.92% 1.03%
Households 0.72% 0.9%
Families 0.67% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.97%


Garfield County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garfield 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 # 13 81st
Population Density # 24 64th
Diversity Index # 20 70th
Median Household Income # 18 73rd
Per Capita Income # 30 55th

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