Colorado City, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Colorado City, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Colorado City had a population of 4,193 as of July 1, 2017. Colorado City ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Colorado City is located at latitude 32.3995 and longitude -100.8583 in Mitchell County. The formal boundaries for the City of Colorado City (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mitchell County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,067 feet.

The City of Colorado City (GNIS ID: 2410197) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Colorado City is located within Colorado City Division of Mitchell County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colorado City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colorado City: Colorado.

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Colorado City, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,193
Daytime Population: Workers 1,263
Daytime Population: Residents 2,887
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,150
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 4,080
Population in Familes 3,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density2 786
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $40,877
Average Household Income $54,599
Per Capita Income $21,287


Total Housing Units 2,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,050 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 548 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 433 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $52,319
Average Home Value $58,270


Total Households 1,599
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 1,050
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.16% 0.19%
Households 0.13% 0.11%
Families 0.12% 0.06%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Colorado City, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colorado City to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 460 74th
Population Density # 884 50th
Diversity Index # 248 86th
Median Household Income # 1154 34th
Per Capita Income # 1105 37th

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