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Pueblo, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Pueblo is the 9th largest city in Colorado with a population of 113,116 as of July 1, 2019. Pueblo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Pueblo is located at latitude 38.2544 and longitude -104.6091 in Pueblo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pueblo encompass a land area of 53.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.79 sq. miles. Pueblo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,692 feet.

The City of Pueblo (GNIS ID: 2411501) 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 City of Pueblo is located within Pueblo Division of Pueblo County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pueblo: Independence.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Pueblo, CO Housing Affordability Index is 136
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

Pueblo, CO Wealth Index is 49
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 113,116
Population in Households 108,857
Population in Familes 83,656
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,259
Population Density 2,027
Diversity Index1 73
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,431
Average Household Income $53,023
Per Capita Income $21,597
Wealth Index3 49

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 49,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,005 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 20,644 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,703 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $139,831
Housing Affordability Index2 136
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 45,649
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 27,503
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 0.65% 0.63%
Households 0.58% 0.62%
Families 0.48% 0.54%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   3.43%

Pueblo, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pueblo 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 # 9 98th
Population Density # 76 84th
Diversity Index # 39 92nd
Median Household Income # 415 10th
Per Capita Income # 404 12th

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