Mesa County CO Information


Mesa County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 153,147
Daytime Population: Workers 66,410
Daytime Population: Residents 84,311
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 150,721
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 148,938
Population in Familes 118,838
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,209
Population Density2 46
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $56,588
Average Household Income $77,170
Per Capita Income $31,084


Total Housing Units 64,496 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41,052 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,995 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,449 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $293,156
Average Home Value $332,293


Total Households 60,047
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 39,725
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 0.59% 0.53%
Households 0.46% 0.48%
Families 0.4% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.59%


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, 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 # 11 84th
Population Density # 13 81st
Diversity Index # 35 47th
Median Household Income # 25 63rd
Per Capita Income # 25 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.