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Wray, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Wray had a population of 2,413 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Wray is located at latitude 40.0758 and longitude -102.2233 in Yuma County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wray encompass a land area of 3.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yuma County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,563 feet.

The City of Wray (GNIS ID: 2412310) 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 Wray is located within Wray Division of Yuma County.


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Wray, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wray, CO Housing Affordability Index is 156
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Wray, CO Wealth Index is 50
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,413
Population in Households 2,284
Population in Families 1,840
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density 702
Diversity Index1 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,867
Average Household Income $56,971
Per Capita Income $22,421
Wealth Index3 50

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,035 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 551 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 398 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $141,944
Housing Affordability Index2 156
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 949
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 593
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.14% 0.15%
Households 0.09% 0.11%
Families 0.33% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   1.49%

Wray, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wray to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 158 66th
Population Density # 243 47th
Diversity Index # 161 65th
Median Household Income # 386 16th
Per Capita Income # 392 15th

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