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Fruitvale, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Fruitvale Census Designated Place had a population of 8,200 as of July 1, 2019. Fruitvale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fruitvale is located at latitude 39.0816 and longitude -108.4968 in Mesa County. The formal boundaries for the Fruitvale Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mesa County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,669 feet.

The Fruitvale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408269) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Fruitvale Census Designated Place is located within Grand Junction Division of Mesa County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fruitvale, CO Housing Affordability Index is 142
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

Fruitvale, CO Wealth Index is 81
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 8,200
Population in Households 8,200
Population in Families 6,922
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 2,822
Diversity Index1 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,003
Average Household Income $71,805
Per Capita Income $27,647
Wealth Index3 81

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,624 (78.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 564 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $212,236
Housing Affordability Index2 142
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,188
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,326
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 0.71% 0.72%
Households 0.67% 0.69%
Families 0.58% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

Fruitvale, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fruitvale 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 # 81 83rd
Population Density # 45 90th
Diversity Index # 220 52nd
Median Household Income # 249 46th
Per Capita Income # 293 36th

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