Otis, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Otis, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Otis had a population of 485 as of July 1, 2017. Otis ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Otis is located at latitude 40.1501 and longitude -102.9621 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Otis (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,340 feet.

The Town of Otis (GNIS ID: 2413094) 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 Otis is located within Otis Division of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Otis 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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Otis, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 485
Daytime Population: Workers 299
Daytime Population: Residents 219
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 518
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 485
Population in Familes 404
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,174
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $38,168
Average Household Income $58,395
Per Capita Income $23,954


Total Housing Units 253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 152 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $147,000
Average Home Value $162,582


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 140
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 0.29% 0.49%
Households 0.2% 0.48%
Families 1.35% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

Otis, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Otis 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 # 284 38th
Population Density # 157 66th
Diversity Index # 393 14th
Median Household Income # 384 16th
Per Capita Income # 339 26th

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