Montrose County CO Information


Montrose County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 42,170
Daytime Population: Workers 18,503
Daytime Population: Residents 21,809
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 40,312
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 41,628
Population in Familes 34,626
Population in Group Qrtrs 542
Population Density2 19
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $48,841
Average Household Income $63,063
Per Capita Income $25,525


Total Housing Units 18,671 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,784 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,098 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,789 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $210,803
Average Home Value $254,483


Total Households 16,882
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 11,696
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 0.3% 0.32%
Households 0.33% 0.35%
Families 0.28% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.57%
Per Capita Income   2.32%


Montrose County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Montrose 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 # 17 75th
Population Density # 27 59th
Diversity Index # 23 66th
Median Household Income # 30 55th
Per Capita Income # 35 47th

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