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Blende, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Blende Census Designated Place had a population of 910 as of July 1, 2019. Blende ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Blende is located at latitude 38.2458 and longitude -104.5686 in Pueblo County. The formal boundaries for the Blende Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Pueblo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,737 feet.

The Blende Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583212) 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 Blende Census Designated Place is located within Saint Charles Mesa Division of Pueblo County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Blende, CO Housing Affordability Index is 119
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

Blende, CO Wealth Index is 103
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 910
Population in Households 910
Population in Familes 772
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 676
Diversity Index1 65
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $54,607
Average Household Income $79,768
Per Capita Income $31,579
Wealth Index3 103

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 411 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 258 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 111 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $253,333
Housing Affordability Index2 119
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 369
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 262
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 0.39% 0.41%
Households 0.33% 0.43%
Families 0.86% 0.38%
Median Household Income   4.48%
Per Capita Income   3.89%

Blende, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blende 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 # 227 51st
Population Density # 252 45th
Diversity Index # 77 83rd
Median Household Income # 265 42nd
Per Capita Income # 218 53rd

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