Eaton, CO

Census Place

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2022 Population
5,763
2.04% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
38
3.06% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
5.94%
58.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$102,314
9.43% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$399,500
14.4% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Eaton, CO had a population of 5.76k people with a median age of 38 and a median household income of $102,314. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Eaton, CO grew from 5,648 to 5,763, a 2.04% increase and its median household income grew from $93,493 to $102,314, a 9.43% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Eaton, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (70.5%), White (Hispanic) (16.9%), Two+ (Hispanic) (6.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.86%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.06%).

None of the households in Eaton, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.4% of the residents in Eaton, CO are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Eaton, CO was $399,500, and the homeownership rate was 92.1%.

Most people in Eaton, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Eaton, CO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Eaton, CO is home to a population of 5.76k people, from which 96.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.75% of Eaton, CO residents were born outside of the country (216 people).

In 2022, there were 4.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.06k people) in Eaton, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 973 White (Hispanic) and 369 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.4%
2022 Citizenship
93.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 96.4% of Eaton, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Eaton, CO was 93.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Eaton, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.06k ± 471
  2. White (Hispanic)
    973 ± 346
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    369 ± 288
23.7%
Hispanic Population
1.36k people

In 2022, there were 4.18 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.06k people) in Eaton, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 973 White (Hispanic) and 369 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

23.7% of the people in Eaton, CO are hispanic (1.36k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Eaton, CO as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.75%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
216 people
6.87%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
388 people

As of 2022, 3.75% of Eaton, CO residents (216 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Eaton, CO was 6.87%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    164 ± 95
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    24 ± 47
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    19 ± 36

Eaton, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6.83 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Eaton, CO employs 3.11k people. The largest industries in Eaton, CO are Construction (466 people), Retail Trade (446 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (321 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($125,313), Manufacturing ($97,368), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($87,951).

Occupations

3.11k
2022 Value
± 544
2.64%
1 Year growth
± 24.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Eaton, CO grew at a rate of 2.64%, from 3.03k employees to 3.11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Eaton, CO, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (465 people), Sales & Related Occupations (460 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (271 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Eaton, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.11k
2022 Value
± 544
2.64%
1 Year growth
± 24.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Eaton, CO grew at a rate of 2.64%, from 3.03k employees to 3.11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Eaton, CO, are Construction (466 people), Retail Trade (446 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (321 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Eaton, CO, though some of these residents may live in Eaton, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$70,123
Median earning men ± $16,321
$30,864
Median earning women ± $7,968

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($100,089), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($88,947), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($86,845).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Manufacturing ($76,875), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($76,635), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($35,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.73%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.87M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 1.73% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Colorado went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 55% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.6%).

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.886% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.84% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (1.16M), Some college (997k), and High School or Equivalent (997k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Eaton, CO was $399,500 in 2022, which is 1.42 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $349,200 to $399,500, a 14.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Eaton, CO is 92.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Eaton, CO have an average commute time of 24.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Eaton, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$399,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$33,757
$2,047
Median Property Taxes
±$411

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Eaton, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Eaton, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

92.1%
Homeownership
2022
73.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 92.1% of the housing units in Eaton, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 89.6%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 15
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$102,314
Median Household Income
± $6,460
2.22k
Number of Households
± 450

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.22k households in Eaton, CO grew to $102,314 from the previous year's value of $93,493.

The following chart displays the households in Eaton, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Eaton, CO is from Colorado.
0.464
2022 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2022, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.265% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (88.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.59%)
  3. Walked (2.27%)

In 2022, 88.4% of workers in Eaton, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.59%) and those who walked to work (2.27%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Eaton, CO have a shorter commute time (24.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.84% of the workforce in Eaton, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Eaton, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Eaton, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

5.94% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Eaton, CO (341 out of 5.74k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Eaton, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.5% of the population of Eaton, CO has health coverage, with 55.2% on employee plans, 7.44% on Medicaid, 11.8% on Medicare, 19.9% on non-group plans, and 0.174% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Weld County, CO see 1754 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.68% decrease from the previous year (1766 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2197 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 377 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,754 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Weld County, CO

Primary care physicians in Weld County, CO see an average of 1,754 patients per year. This represents a 0.68% decrease from the previous year (1,766 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Weld County, CO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 23.6% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.2% were men and 50.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.54%
Uninsured
55.2%
Employer Coverage
7.44%
Medicaid
11.8%
Medicare
19.9%
Non-Group
0.174%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Eaton, CO declined by 21.1% from 7.01% to 5.54%.

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