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Dinosaur, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Dinosaur had a population of 370 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Dinosaur is located at latitude 40.2436 and longitude -109.0146 in Moffat County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dinosaur encompass a land area of 0.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Moffat County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,922 feet.

The Town of Dinosaur (GNIS ID: 2412432) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Dinosaur is located within Dinosaur Division of Moffat County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Dinosaur: Artesia.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Dinosaur, CO Housing Affordability Index is 163
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

Dinosaur, CO Wealth Index is 38
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 370
Population in Households 369
Population in Familes 297
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density 472
Diversity Index1 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,096
Average Household Income $49,237
Per Capita Income $20,035
Wealth Index3 38

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (27.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (21.4%)
Median Home Value $132,813
Housing Affordability Index2 163
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 143
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 93
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 0.95% 0.64%
Households 0.95% 0.55%
Families 0.24% 0.43%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Dinosaur, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dinosaur 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 # 307 33rd
Population Density # 289 37th
Diversity Index # 215 53rd
Median Household Income # 400 13th
Per Capita Income # 420 9th

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