Rio Blanco County CO Information


Rio Blanco County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,462
Daytime Population: Workers 3,817
Daytime Population: Residents 2,989
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,806
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 6,160
Population in Familes 5,102
Population in Group Qrtrs 302
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $57,747
Average Household Income $71,587
Per Capita Income $28,635


Total Housing Units 3,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,739 (52.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 782 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 788 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $216,944
Average Home Value $262,593


Total Households 2,521
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 1,718
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 -0.43% -0.6%
Households -0.67% -0.68%
Families -0.72% -0.68%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.95%


Rio Blanco County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rio Blanco 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 # 45 31st
Population Density # 54 14th
Diversity Index # 42 36th
Median Household Income # 24 64th
Per Capita Income # 29 56th

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