Mesa County CO Information

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mesa County CO Housing Affordability Index is 103
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

Mesa County CO Wealth Index is 76
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 160,565
Population in Households 155,756
Population in Familes 124,145
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,809
Population Density 48
Diversity Index1 42
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,922
Average Household Income $68,784
Per Capita Income $27,071
Wealth Index3 76

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 67,298 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41,923 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 21,075 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,300 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $267,943
Housing Affordability Index2 103
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 62,998
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 41,580
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 0.98% 0.87%
Households 0.88% 0.87%
Families 0.81% 0.81%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

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Mesa County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mesa 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 # 11 84th
Population Density # 13 81st
Diversity Index # 35 47th
Median Household Income # 30 55th
Per Capita Income # 35 47th

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