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Meeker, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Meeker had a population of 2,377 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Meeker is located at latitude 40.0498 and longitude -107.8954 in Rio Blanco County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Meeker (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Rio Blanco County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,240 feet.

The Town of Meeker (GNIS ID: 2412977) 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 Meeker is located within Meeker Division of Rio Blanco County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meeker population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Meeker, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,377
Daytime Population: Workers 1,365
Daytime Population: Residents 1,113
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,478
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 2,322
Population in Familes 1,907
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 678
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $49,708
Average Household Income $62,868
Per Capita Income $25,744


Total Housing Units 1,228 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 604 (49.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 358 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 266 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $212,406
Average Home Value $236,631


Total Households 962
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 631
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 -0.56% -0.72%
Households -0.71% -0.76%
Families -0.76% -0.77%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

Meeker, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meeker to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 155 66th
Population Density # 246 46th
Diversity Index # 178 62nd
Median Household Income # 282 39th
Per Capita Income # 309 33rd

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