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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 4,181

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 243

Female householder, no husband present : 314

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,280

Householder not living alone : 414


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 48

Male householder and female partner : 163

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 159

All other households : 7,062


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,587

Renter-occupied housing units : 594

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 139

Renter-occupied housing units : 104

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 161

Renter-occupied housing units : 153

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,634

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,060


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 534

$10,000 to $14,999 : 650

$15,000 to $19,999 : 534

$20,000 to $24,999 : 510

$25,000 to $29,999 : 578

$30,000 to $34,999 : 261

$35,000 to $39,999 : 408

$40,000 to $44,999 : 419

$45,000 to $49,999 : 347

$50,000 to $59,999 : 760

$60,000 to $74,999 : 705

$75,000 to $99,999 : 798

$100,000 to $124,999 : 411

$125,000 to $149,999 : 196

$150,000 to $199,999 : 191

$200,000 or more : 130


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Total : 9,821


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Occupied : 7,432

Vacant : 2,389


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 223

Built 2000 to 2004 : 575

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,015

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,259

Built 1970 to 1979 : 2,209

Built 1960 to 1969 : 978

Built 1950 to 1959 : 599

Built 1940 to 1949 : 224

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,739


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 3,943

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,480

Electricity : 928

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 41

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 837

Solar energy : 58

Other fuel : 88

No fuel used : 57


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 101

$10,000 to $14,999 : 38

$15,000 to $19,999 : 55

$20,000 to $24,999 : 72

$25,000 to $29,999 : 20

$30,000 to $34,999 : 12

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 43

$50,000 to $59,999 : 50

$60,000 to $69,999 : 28

$70,000 to $79,999 : 19

$80,000 to $89,999 : 39

$90,000 to $99,999 : 40

$100,000 to $124,999 : 296

$125,000 to $149,999 : 327

$150,000 to $174,999 : 474

$175,000 to $199,999 : 508

$200,000 to $249,999 : 800

$250,000 to $299,999 : 708

$300,000 to $399,999 : 961

$400,000 to $499,999 : 537

$500,000 to $749,999 : 177

$750,000 to $999,999 : 45

$1,000,000 or more : 171


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 143

Home equity loan only : 421

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,665

Housing units without a mortgage : 2,292


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Chaffee County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : $281,900

Built 2000 to 2004 : $261,800

Built 1990 to 1999 : $281,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $263,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $185,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $276,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $210,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $218,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $226,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Chaffee County, Colorado: 63.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Chaffee County, Colorado

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 214 214 $18,341,147
  Two Family 2 4 $226,524
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

216 218 $18,567,671
2000        
  Single Family 227 227 $20,766,320
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $94,644
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

228 230 $20,860,964
2001        
  Single Family 219 219 $21,261,792
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

219 219 $21,261,792
2002        
  Single Family 230 230 $24,434,904
  Two Family 3 6 $385,333
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $306,432
  Five or More Family 1 5 $167,649
  Total

236 248 $25,294,318
2003        
  Single Family 190 190 $26,560,233
  Two Family 2 4 $313,951
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $670,124
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

194 201 $27,544,308
2004        
  Single Family 168 168 $24,074,006
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

168 168 $24,074,006
2005        
  Single Family 155 155 $22,144,540
  Two Family 1 2 $209,151
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

156 157 $22,353,691
2006        
  Single Family 162 162 $34,024,095
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

162 162 $34,024,095


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Chaffee County, CO): $34,368
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Chaffee County): $146,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Chaffee County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 55.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 25.3%
Electricity: 9.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 8.1%
Solar Energy: 0.8%
Other Fuel: 0.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Chaffee County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 90.39%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 6.34%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 3.27%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Chaffee County): $517
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Chaffee County): $701


(updated 2010)



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