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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Gunnison County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,595

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 158

Female householder, no husband present : 231

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,894

Householder not living alone : 899


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 132

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 157

All other households : 5,488


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Gunnison County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,005

Renter-occupied housing units : 590

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 89

Renter-occupied housing units : 69

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 143

Renter-occupied housing units : 88

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,350

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,443


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Gunnison County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 341

$10,000 to $14,999 : 385

$15,000 to $19,999 : 363

$20,000 to $24,999 : 376

$25,000 to $29,999 : 395

$30,000 to $34,999 : 311

$35,000 to $39,999 : 340

$40,000 to $44,999 : 409

$45,000 to $49,999 : 231

$50,000 to $59,999 : 604

$60,000 to $74,999 : 610

$75,000 to $99,999 : 565

$100,000 to $124,999 : 399

$125,000 to $149,999 : 64

$150,000 to $199,999 : 210

$200,000 or more : 174


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Gunnison County, Colorado)

Total : 10,723


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Gunnison County, Colorado)

Occupied : 5,777

Vacant : 4,946


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Gunnison County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Gunnison County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 236

Built 2000 to 2004 : 516

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,521

Built 1980 to 1989 : 2,080

Built 1970 to 1979 : 2,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : 993

Built 1950 to 1959 : 498

Built 1940 to 1949 : 263

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,116


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Gunnison County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 2,897

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 681

Electricity : 1,454

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 55

Coal or coke : 26

Wood : 577

Solar energy : 36

Other fuel : 51

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Gunnison County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 82

$10,000 to $14,999 : 17

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 113

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 141

$50,000 to $59,999 : 25

$60,000 to $69,999 : 23

$70,000 to $79,999 : 59

$80,000 to $89,999 : 45

$90,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 48

$125,000 to $149,999 : 57

$150,000 to $174,999 : 114

$175,000 to $199,999 : 170

$200,000 to $249,999 : 414

$250,000 to $299,999 : 339

$300,000 to $399,999 : 550

$400,000 to $499,999 : 400

$500,000 to $749,999 : 500

$750,000 to $999,999 : 229

$1,000,000 or more : 229


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Gunnison 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 : 114

Home equity loan only : 420

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 69

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,851

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,133


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $459,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $495,200

Built 1990 to 1999 : $355,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $352,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $276,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $306,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $210,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $336,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $307,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Gunnison County, Colorado: 53.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Gunnison 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 278 278 $44,829,320
  Two Family 12 24 $4,008,004
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $236,657
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

291 306 $49,073,981
2000        
  Single Family 207 207 $32,517,001
  Two Family 15 30 $3,840,964
  Three and Four Family 6 22 $2,643,071
  Five or More Family 5 70 $13,123,515
  Total

233 329 $52,124,551
2001        
  Single Family 171 171 $27,800,172
  Two Family 11 22 $3,048,748
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $345,680
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

183 197 $31,194,600
2002        
  Single Family 166 166 $32,487,561
  Two Family 4 8 $495,000
  Three and Four Family 3 9 $825,000
  Five or More Family 2 16 $1,669,978
  Total

175 199 $35,477,539
2003        
  Single Family 127 127 $24,274,411
  Two Family 10 20 $3,007,805
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

137 147 $27,282,216
2004        
  Single Family 184 184 $41,027,612
  Two Family 2 4 $569,229
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $376,717
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

187 191 $41,973,558
2005        
  Single Family 190 190 $40,766,177
  Two Family 6 12 $2,156,092
  Three and Four Family 9 35 $3,524,413
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

205 237 $46,446,682
2006        
  Single Family 236 236 $71,196,350
  Two Family 4 8 $1,057,039
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $465,770
  Five or More Family 1 8 $1,266,439
  Total

242 256 $73,985,598


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Gunnison County, CO): $36,916
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Gunnison County): $179,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Gunnison County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 50.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 14.0%
Electricity: 20.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 1.2%
Wood: 11.5%
Solar Energy: 1.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.5%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Gunnison County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 0.35%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 5.29%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 85.29%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 9.06%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Gunnison County): $593
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Gunnison County): $831


(updated 2010)



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