Dinosaur, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Dinosaur, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Dinosaur had a population of 356 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Dinosaur is located at latitude 40.2406 and longitude -109.0086 in Moffat County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Dinosaur (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 356
Population in Households 355
Population in Familes 287
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 454
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $47,970
Average Household Income $59,891
Per Capita Income $23,790


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 90 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (22.3%)
Median Home Value $98,077
Average Home Value $168,611


Total Households 136
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.59% 0.72%
Households 0.46% 0.72%
Families -0.41% 0.67%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   3.95%

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, 2018 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 # 308 33rd
Population Density # 291 37th
Diversity Index # 204 56th
Median Household Income # 305 34th
Per Capita Income # 358 22nd

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