Rio Grande County CO Information


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  1. Rio Grande County 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forRio Grande County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Rio Grande County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 12,594
Population in Households 12,396
Population in Familes 10,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 198
Population Density2 14
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $38,213
Average Household Income $54,053
Per Capita Income $21,600


Total Housing Units 6,785 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,085 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,942 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,758 (25.9%)
Median Home Value $156,985
Average Home Value $228,241


Total Households 5,027
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 3,446
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.54% 0.18%
Households 0.55% 0.18%
Families 0.48% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.36%


Rio Grande County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rio Grande County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 36 45th
Population Density # 30 55th
Diversity Index # 6 92nd
Median Household Income # 54 17th
Per Capita Income # 58 11th

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