San Miguel County CO Information


San Miguel County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,043
Daytime Population: Workers 6,078
Daytime Population: Residents 3,058
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,136
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.14
Population in Households 8,034
Population in Familes 5,206
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $67,756
Average Household Income $93,100
Per Capita Income $43,262


Total Housing Units 6,945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,025 (29.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,711 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,209 (46.2%)
Median Home Value $478,543
Average Home Value $612,938


Total Households 3,736
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 1,824
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 1.23% 1.19%
Households 1.09% 1.09%
Families 1.0% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.76%


San Miguel County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Miguel 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 # 41 38th
Population Density # 43 38th
Diversity Index # 47 27th
Median Household Income # 13 81st
Per Capita Income # 4 95th

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