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Dacono, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Dacono had a population of 5,491 as of July 1, 2017. Dacono ranks in the upper 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 Dacono is located at latitude 40.0635 and longitude -104.9468 in Weld County. The formal boundaries for the City of Dacono (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Weld County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,029 feet.

The City of Dacono (GNIS ID: 2410283) 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 City of Dacono is located within Erie-Frederick Division of Weld County.

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


Total Population 5,491
Daytime Population: Workers 571
Daytime Population: Residents 2,865
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,436
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 5,491
Population in Familes 4,652
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 676
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $57,738
Average Household Income $71,764
Per Capita Income $24,926


Total Housing Units 1,962 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,373 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 517 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $212,351
Average Home Value $215,452


Total Households 1,890
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 1,374
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 3.93% 8.02%
Households 3.63% 7.52%
Families 3.46% 7.64%
Median Household Income   3.67%
Per Capita Income   4.3%

Dacono, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dacono 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 # 107 77th
Population Density # 248 46th
Diversity Index # 57 88th
Median Household Income # 205 55th
Per Capita Income # 321 30th

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