Jefferson County CO Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Jefferson County CO Housing Affordability Index is 101
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

Jefferson County CO Wealth Index is 140
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 589,717
Population in Households 581,583
Population in Families 463,430
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,134
Population Density 772
Diversity Index1 43
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $82,104
Average Household Income $107,260
Per Capita Income $43,566
Wealth Index3 140

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 246,922 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169,348 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 69,967 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,607 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $415,712
Housing Affordability Index2 101
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 239,315
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 155,569
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 1.07% 0.98%
Households 1.01% 0.95%
Families 0.93% 0.9%
Median Household Income   3.13%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

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Jefferson County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 4 95th
Population Density # 4 95th
Diversity Index # 31 55th
Median Household Income # 5 94th
Per Capita Income # 6 92nd

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