Summit County CO Information


Summit County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 30,492
Daytime Population: Workers 19,549
Daytime Population: Residents 12,713
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,262
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 30,219
Population in Familes 19,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 273
Population Density2 50
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $74,012
Average Household Income $91,559
Per Capita Income $38,467


Total Housing Units 31,409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,865 (25.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,881 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,663 (59.4%)
Median Home Value $507,471
Average Home Value $551,020


Total Households 12,746
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 7,070
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 1.19% 1.21%
Households 1.12% 1.17%
Families 1.05% 1.12%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.33%


Summit County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Summit 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 # 18 73rd
Population Density # 12 83rd
Diversity Index # 36 45th
Median Household Income # 8 89th
Per Capita Income # 10 86th

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