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Pitkin, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Pitkin had a population of 73 as of July 1, 2019. Pitkin ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Pitkin is located at latitude 38.6092 and longitude -106.5167 in Gunnison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pitkin encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Gunnison County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,216 feet.

The Town of Pitkin (GNIS ID: 2413138) 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 Town of Pitkin is located within Gunnison Division of Gunnison County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pitkin: Quartzville.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pitkin, CO Housing Affordability Index is 0
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

Pitkin, CO Wealth Index is 132
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 73
Population in Households 70
Population in Families 57
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density 270
Diversity Index1 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,634
Average Household Income $79,987
Per Capita Income $38,375
Wealth Index3 132

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (13.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 ( 2.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (84.1%)
Median Home Value $341,667
Housing Affordability Index2 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 37
Average Household Size 1.89
Family Households 25
Average Family Size 2
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 1.1% 1.07%
Households 0.92% 1.06%
Families 1.39% 0.79%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   2.67%

Pitkin, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pitkin 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 # 419 9th
Population Density # 341 26th
Diversity Index # 402 12th
Median Household Income # 263 43rd
Per Capita Income # 135 71st

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