Lake County CO Information


Lake County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 7,877
Daytime Population: Workers 2,967
Daytime Population: Residents 3,905
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,872
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 7,731
Population in Familes 5,878
Population in Group Qrtrs 146
Population Density2 21
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $45,228
Average Household Income $57,845
Per Capita Income $23,640


Total Housing Units 4,473 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,016 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,165 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,292 (28.9%)
Median Home Value $175,900
Average Home Value $203,125


Total Households 3,181
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 1,926
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 1.04% 0.8%
Households 1.03% 0.82%
Families 0.97% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.78%


Lake County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake 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 # 42 36th
Population Density # 23 66th
Diversity Index # 13 81st
Median Household Income # 36 45th
Per Capita Income # 48 27th

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