The City of Gunnison had a population of 6,597 as of July 1, 2018. Gunnison ranks in the upper 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 Gunnison is located at latitude 38.5455 and longitude -106.9226 in Gunnison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Gunnison (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gunnison County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,703 feet.
The City of Gunnison (GNIS ID: 2410674) 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 Gunnison is located within Gunnison Division of Gunnison County.
|Population in Households||5,677|
|Population in Familes||3,224|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||920|
|Median Household Income||$36,263|
|Average Household Income||$46,351|
|Per Capita Income||$19,085|
|Total Housing Units||2,837 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,025 (36.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,505 (53.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||307 (10.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$258,000|
|Average Home Value||$259,521|
|Average Household Size||2.24|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.92%|
|Per Capita Income||1.02%|
The table below compares Gunnison to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 98||79th|
|Population Density||# 114||75th|
|Diversity Index||# 164||64th|
|Median Household Income||# 405||12th|
|Per Capita Income||# 429||7th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.