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Glenwood Springs, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Glenwood Springs had a population of 10,420 as of July 1, 2019. Glenwood Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glenwood Springs is located at latitude 39.5505 and longitude -107.3248 in Garfield County. The formal boundaries for the City of Glenwood Springs encompass a land area of 5.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Garfield County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,761 feet.

The City of Glenwood Springs (GNIS ID: 2410605) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Glenwood Springs is located within Glenwood Springs Division of Garfield County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Glenwood Springs: Defiance, Glenwood Hot Springs.

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Glenwood Springs, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Glenwood Springs, CO Housing Affordability Index is 83
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

Glenwood Springs, CO Wealth Index is 83
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 10,420
Population in Households 10,241
Population in Families 7,589
Population in Group Qrtrs 179
Population Density 1,785
Diversity Index1 64
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,114
Average Household Income $85,769
Per Capita Income $33,065
Wealth Index3 83

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,077 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,965 (46.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 230 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $402,000
Housing Affordability Index2 83
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,041
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 2,394
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 0.87% 1.54%
Households 0.71% 1.4%
Families 0.59% 1.42%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.37%

Glenwood Springs, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glenwood Springs 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 # 63 86th
Population Density # 98 79th
Diversity Index # 82 82nd
Median Household Income # 194 58th
Per Capita Income # 206 55th

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