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Gunnison County, Colorado

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Gunnison County, Colorado
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 17,246
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 17,246
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 15,324
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 12.5%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 15,324
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
4.3%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.0%
Female persons, percent
46.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
94.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
0.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
2.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
9.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
87.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 827
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 3.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 12,073
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 58.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $313,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,466
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $390
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $908
Building permits, 2018 169
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 6,495
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.36
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 78.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 9.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 91.7%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 79.9%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 95.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 53.7%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 5.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
10.5%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 74.3%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 71.1%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 87,010
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 50,270
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 9,506
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,456
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 189,989
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $12,277
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 14.2
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $52,651
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $27,669
Persons in poverty, percent
14.8%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 1,103
Total employment, 2016 6,668
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 214,437
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 4.6%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 2,486
All firms, 2012 3,086
Men-owned firms, 2012 1,537
Women-owned firms, 2012 899
Minority-owned firms, 2012 124
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 2,803
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 262
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 2,696
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 4.7
Land area in square miles, 2010 3,239.10
FIPS Code 08051
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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