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Colorado City, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Colorado City Census Designated Place had a population of 2,341 as of July 1, 2019. Colorado City ranks in the lower 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 Colorado City is located at latitude 37.9453 and longitude -104.8353 in Pueblo County. The formal boundaries for the Colorado City Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 13.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Pueblo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,853 feet.

The Colorado City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407647) 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 Colorado City Census Designated Place is located within Colorado City-Rye Division of Pueblo County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colorado City: Crow Junction, El Paso.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Colorado City, CO Housing Affordability Index is 121
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

Colorado City, CO Wealth Index is 94
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 2,341
Population in Households 2,263
Population in Families 1,884
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density 171
Diversity Index1 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,481
Average Household Income $73,938
Per Capita Income $28,941
Wealth Index3 94

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 691 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $251,940
Housing Affordability Index2 121
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 911
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 634
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% 0.69%
Households 0.66% 0.71%
Families 0.51% 0.62%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   4.24%

Colorado City, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colorado City 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 # 161 65th
Population Density # 374 19th
Diversity Index # 210 55th
Median Household Income # 255 45th
Per Capita Income # 276 40th

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