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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Garfield County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8,391

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,250

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 152

Renter-occupied housing units : 500

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 856

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,088

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,117

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,760


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Garfield County, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 1,105

Householder 35 to 44 years : 2,056

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,693

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,433

Householder 60 to 64 years : 870

Householder 65 to 74 years : 939

Householder 75 years and over : 244

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 93

Householder 35 to 44 years : 273

Householder 45 to 54 years : 637

Householder 55 to 59 years : 480

Householder 60 to 64 years : 529

Householder 65 to 74 years : 471

Householder 75 years and over : 693


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Garfield County, Colorado)

Less than 10.0 percent : 85

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 271

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 640

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,072

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 983

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,040

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 557

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,001

50.0 percent or more : 1,574

Not computed : 375


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later : $404,900

Built 2000 to 2009 : $330,700

Built 1990 to 1999 : $270,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $255,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $293,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $233,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $235,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $307,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $268,100


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Garfield County, Colorado: 69.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Garfield 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 559 559 $78,967,279
  Two Family 3 6 $659,762
  Three and Four Family 3 10 $1,736,425
  Five or More Family 8 60 $4,395,037
  Total

573 635 $85,758,503
2000        
  Single Family 516 516 $92,130,865
  Two Family 6 12 $808,321
  Three and Four Family 5 19 $2,173,558
  Five or More Family 13 127 $11,267,221
  Total

540 674 $106,379,965
2001        
  Single Family 499 499 $85,536,177
  Two Family 6 12 $933,501
  Three and Four Family 6 19 $1,909,150
  Five or More Family 4 31 $4,132,448
  Total

515 561 $92,511,276
2002        
  Single Family 434 434 $84,292,740
  Two Family 10 20 $2,779,636
  Three and Four Family 3 11 $1,243,649
  Five or More Family 8 58 $6,153,201
  Total

455 523 $94,469,226
2003        
  Single Family 319 319 $58,304,237
  Two Family 13 26 $3,578,513
  Three and Four Family 6 20 $2,610,829
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

338 365 $64,493,579
2004        
  Single Family 410 410 $76,068,778
  Two Family 5 10 $1,653,025
  Three and Four Family 3 11 $1,011,901
  Five or More Family 10 67 $7,345,350
  Total

428 498 $86,079,054
2005        
  Single Family 366 366 $64,445,931
  Two Family 6 12 $440,025
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

372 378 $64,885,956
2006        
  Single Family 567 567 $111,739,705
  Two Family 9 18 $2,183,300
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 34 $1,994,827
  Total

579 619 $115,917,832


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Garfield County, CO): $47,016
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Garfield County): $185,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Garfield County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 71.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 8.5%
Electricity: 14.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.4%
Wood: 3.0%
Solar Energy: 0.4%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Garfield County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 33.26%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 25.57%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.9%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 20.25%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 20.02%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Garfield County): $657
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Garfield County): $840


(updated 2010)



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