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The Town of Rye had a population of 164 as of July 1, 2021. Rye ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Rye is located at latitude 37.9236 and longitude -104.9303 in Pueblo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rye encompass a land area of 0.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pueblo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,801 feet.

The Town of Rye 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 Rye is located within Colorado City-Rye Division of Pueblo County.

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Rye, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 164 (100%)
Population in Households 164 (100.0%)
Population in Families 142 (86.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,745
Diversity Index2 24


Median Household Income $62,635
Average Household Income $76,678
% of Income for Mortgage4 25%
Per Capita Income $31,375
Wealth Index5 76


Total HU (Housing Units) 120 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (36.7%)
Median Home Value $371,212
Average Home Value $457,143
Housing Affordability Index3 111


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 2
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.62% 0.84%
Households 0.61% 0.78%
Families 2.33% 0.69%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
Owner Occupied HU   0.93%

Rye, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rye to the other 459 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 369 20th
Population Density # 102 78th
Median Household Income # 241 48th
Housing Affordability Index # 228 50th
Per Capita Income # 276 40th
Diversity Index # 344 25th

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