Routt County CO Information


Routt County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,334
Daytime Population: Workers 16,538
Daytime Population: Residents 8,925
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,463
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 23,972
Population in Familes 17,568
Population in Group Qrtrs 362
Population Density2 10
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $68,803
Average Household Income $86,011
Per Capita Income $36,369


Total Housing Units 16,710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,847 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,351 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,512 (39.0%)
Median Home Value $448,026
Average Home Value $524,598


Total Households 10,198
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 6,163
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 0.48% 0.44%
Households 0.42% 0.41%
Families 0.36% 0.37%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


Routt County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Routt 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 # 23 66th
Population Density # 33 50th
Diversity Index # 59 9th
Median Household Income # 11 84th
Per Capita Income # 15 78th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.