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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Summit County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4,047

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,196

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 212

Renter-occupied housing units : 229

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 256

Renter-occupied housing units : 346

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,501

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,141


(updated 2013)



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

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 594

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,319

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,728

Householder 55 to 59 years : 724

Householder 60 to 64 years : 629

Householder 65 to 74 years : 449

Householder 75 years and over : 87

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 18

Householder 35 to 44 years : 34

Householder 45 to 54 years : 313

Householder 55 to 59 years : 168

Householder 60 to 64 years : 427

Householder 65 to 74 years : 483

Householder 75 years and over : 43


(updated 2013)



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

Less than 10.0 percent : 178

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 208

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 455

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 511

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 677

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 325

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 199

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 135

50.0 percent or more : 973

Not computed : 251


(updated 2013)



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

Built 2010 or later : $679,700

Built 2000 to 2009 : $555,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $470,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $447,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $361,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $362,800

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Summit County, Colorado: 55.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Summit 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 281 281 $84,609,941
  Two Family 14 28 $6,915,101
  Three and Four Family 4 12 $2,395,740
  Five or More Family 32 167 $8,022,525
  Total

331 488 $101,943,307
2000        
  Single Family 384 384 $118,584,392
  Two Family 2 4 $414,186
  Three and Four Family 9 36 $2,724,482
  Five or More Family 15 375 $59,174,985
  Total

410 799 $180,898,045
2001        
  Single Family 309 309 $87,735,159
  Two Family 5 10 $1,321,017
  Three and Four Family 7 26 $3,330,774
  Five or More Family 6 132 $17,698,017
  Total

327 477 $110,084,967
2002        
  Single Family 309 309 $95,231,091
  Two Family 1 2 $263,578
  Three and Four Family 3 11 $2,905,247
  Five or More Family 5 74 $11,692,233
  Total

318 396 $110,092,149
2003        
  Single Family 259 259 $108,686,872
  Two Family 3 6 $1,184,125
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $1,387,022
  Five or More Family 5 135 $18,127,395
  Total

269 407 $129,385,414
2004        
  Single Family 287 287 $136,516,801
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $387,638
  Five or More Family 1 24 $5,333,475
  Total

289 315 $142,237,914
2005        
  Single Family 374 374 $171,022,226
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $1,000,000
  Five or More Family 4 96 $29,135,974
  Total

379 474 $201,158,200
2006        
  Single Family 323 323 $186,776,214
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 9 36 $7,338,471
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

332 359 $194,114,685


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Summit County, CO): $56,587
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Summit County): $268,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Summit County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 58.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.5%
Electricity: 31.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 2.5%
Solar Energy: 0.2%
Other Fuel: 1.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.5%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Summit County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 17.95%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 0.73%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 81.32%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Summit County): $874
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Summit County): $1258


(updated 2010)



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