Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO

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2019 Population
102,984
0.641% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2019 Median Age
46.2
0.435% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
14.1%
2.92% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$54,220
3.86% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$274,100
7.53% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
40,495
0.626% 1-year decline

About

In 2019, Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO had a population of 103k people with a median age of 46.2 and a median household income of $54,220. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO grew from 102,328 to 102,984, a 0.641% increase and its median household income grew from $52,207 to $54,220, a 3.86% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (81.9%), White (Hispanic) (13.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%), Other (Hispanic) (1%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.822%). 12.2% of the households in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.

97% of the residents in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO are Technical College of the Rockies (131 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2019, the median property value in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was $274,100, and the homeownership rate was 74.5%. Most people in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO is home to a population of 103k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2019, 5.79% of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO residents were born outside of the country (5.96k people).

In 2019, there were 6.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.3k people) in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.5k White (Hispanic) and 1.12k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO are Spanish (9,972 speakers), German (368 speakers), and French (Incl. Cajun) (215 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    84.3k ± 864
  2. White (Hispanic)
    13.5k ± 555
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.12k ± 249
14.9%
Hispanic Population
15.4k people

In 2019, there were 6.27 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (84.3k people) in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.5k White (Hispanic) and 1.12k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.9% of the people in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO are hispanic (15.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,972 speakers (10.2%)
  2. German
    368 speakers (0.376%)
  3. French (Incl. Cajun)
    215 speakers (0.22%)

12.2% of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was Spanish. 10.2% of the overall population of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO are native Spanish speakers. 0.376% speak German and 0.22% speak French (Incl. Cajun), the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.79%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
5.96k people
5.13%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
5.25k people

As of 2019, 5.79% of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO residents (5.96k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was 5.13%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

The following chart shows the percentage of foreign-born residents in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO compared to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Age by Nativity

47
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.5
43
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.6

In 2019, the median age of all people in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was 46.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 43. But people in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO residents was 46.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,945 ± 1,512 people
  2. Philippines
    421 ± 503 people
  3. Thailand
    271 ± 404 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was Mexico, the natal country of 3,945 Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO residents, followed by Philippines with 421 and Thailand with 271.

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Citizenship

97%
2019 Citizenship
97.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97% of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,827 ± 283
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    919 ± 202
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    900 ± 201

Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 4.16 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Colorado (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Colorado across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO is $54,220. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO with a value of $129,609, followed by Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO and Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO, with respective values of $120,420 and $119,137.

Males in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,262. The income inequality in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO employs 40.5k people. The largest industries in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO are Construction (3,726 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,541 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,273 people), and the highest paying industries are Scientific research & development services ($182,575), Air transportation ($132,187), and Support activities for mining ($118,413).

Wages

Median Household Income

$54,220
2019 value
± $1,765
3.86%
1 Year Growth
± 4.47%

Households in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO have a median annual income of $54,220, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $52,207 in 2018, which represents a 3.86% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$59,629
Average Male Salary in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO
± $11,278
$43,262
Average Female Salary in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO
± $6,898

In 2019, full-time male employees in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO made 1.38 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO
  1. American Indian
    $50,008 ± $29,445
  2. White
    $47,587 ± $6,669
  3. Asian
    $27,779 ± $33,332

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.05 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO.

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Wage Distribution

0.443
2019 Wage GINI in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO
0.439
2018 Wage GINI in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO

In 2019, the income inequality in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.933% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was Castle Rock Town PUMA, CO with a value of $129,609, followed by Parker Town & The Pinery PUMA, CO and Highlands Ranch & Chatfield Park PUMA, CO, with respective values of $120,420 and $119,137.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO (14.3k out of 101k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Males 55 - 64.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    13,218 ± 805
  2. Hispanic
    3,132 ± 404
  3. Asian
    342 ± 171

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Asian.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

40.5k
2019 Value
−0.626%
1 Year decline
± −0.626%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO declined at a rate of −0.626%, from 40.8k employees to 40.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO, are Other managers (1,597 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,275 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,016 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO, by number of employees, are Other managers (1,597 people), Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,275 people), and Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,016 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO has an unusually high number of residents working as Mining machine operators (20.9 times higher than expected), Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers (9.42 times), and Farmers, ranchers, & other agricultural managers (6.87 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO, by average salary, are Physicians ($253,589), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers ($173,499), and Firstline supervisors of mechanics, installers, & repairers ($162,339).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

40.5k
2019 Value
−0.626%
1 Year decline
± −0.626%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO declined at a rate of −0.626%, from 40.8k employees to 40.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO, are Construction (3,726 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,541 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,273 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO, though some of these residents may live in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO, by number of employees, are Construction (3,726 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,541 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (2,273 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO has an unusually high number of Coal mining (45.5 times higher than expected), Sugar & confectionery products (21.5 times), and Forestry except logging (11.6 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO, by average salary, are Scientific research & development services ($182,575), Air transportation ($132,187), and Support activities for mining ($118,413).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado and Utah to other states, or from other states to Colorado and Utah.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $36.2B
  2. $32.2B
  3. $26.6B

In 2018, the top outbound Colorado and Utah product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $36.2B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($32.2B) and Electronics ($26.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$213B
2018 Value in Colorado
$360B
Projected 2045 Value in Colorado
68.9% growth
$142B
2018 Value in Utah
$303B
Projected 2045 Value in Utah
114% growth

In 2018, total outbound Colorado trade was $213B. This is expected to increase 68.9% to $360B by 2045.

Comparatively, total outbound Utah trade was $142B. This is expected to increase 114% to $303B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado and Utah trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado and Utah to other states, or from other states to Colorado and Utah.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $21.8B
  2. $14.8B
  3. $14.3B

In 2018, the top outbound Colorado and Utah domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $21.8B, followed by Wyoming with $14.8B and Texas and $14.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado and Utah shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Colorado went to Donald J. Trump with 43.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (42.2%), followed by Evan Mcmullin (22.5%). The most partisan county was Kiowa County, CO with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

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 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Showing data up to the 2016 election. Updated election results are currently being processed, and will be released in the coming months.
Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Colorado
43.9% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Colorado
  1. 85.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 84.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 83.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Colorado was Kiowa County, CO with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Colorado colored by their party leaning.

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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 7 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

In 2019, universities in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO awarded 131 degrees. The student population of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO is skewed towards women, with 87 male students and 98 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO are White (96 and 73.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (27 and 20.6%), Two or More Races (3 and 2.29%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (3 and 2.29%).

The largest universities in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO by number of degrees awarded are Technical College of the Rockies (131 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO are Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (34 and 26%), Criminal Justice - Police Science (17 and 13%), and Massage Therapy (15 and 11.5%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 13 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 17 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 15 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist with 13 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
131 degrees awarded

In 2019, the Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO institution with the largest number of graduating students was Technical College of the Rockies with 131 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

38
Degrees Awarded to Men
93
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 38 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO, which is 0.409 times less than the 93 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    96 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Two or More Races
    3 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was White students. These 96 degrees mean that there were 3.56 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 27 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO was $274,100 in 2019, which is 1.14 times larger than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $254,900 to $274,100, a 7.53% increase. The homeownership rate in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO is 74.5%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO have an average commute time of 21.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$274,100
2019 Median
± $7,420
$254,900
2018 Median
± $7,001

In 2019, the median property value in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO grew to to $274,100 from the previous year's value of $254,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$54,220
Median Household Income
± $1,765
41.8k
Number of Households
± 1,292

In 2019, the median household income of the 41.8k households in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO grew to $54,220 from the previous year's value of $52,207.

The following chart displays the households in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, 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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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

74.5%
2019 Homeownership
72.3%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 74.5% of the housing units in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

21.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO have a shorter commute time (21.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 3.86% of the workforce in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (73.2%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.82%)
  3. Carpooled (9.55%)

In 2019, 73.2% of workers in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.82%) and those who carpooled to work (9.55%).

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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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

90.5% of the population of Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO has health coverage, with 35% on employee plans, 20.9% on Medicaid, 16.7% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 2.39% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Colorado was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

Per capita personal health care spending in Utah was $5,982 in 2014. This is a 5.73% increase from the previous year ($5,658).

Primary care physicians in Colorado see 1211 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.656% decrease from the previous year (1219 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1220 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 269 patients per year.

Similarly, primary care physicians in Utah see 1725 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.116% decrease from the previous year (1727 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1449 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 292 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Costilla County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (17.9%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (36%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,211 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Colorado
1,725 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Utah

Primary care physicians in Colorado see an average of 1,211 patients per year. This represents a 0.656% decrease from the previous year (1,219 patients).

Primary care physicians in Utah see an average of 1,725 patients per year. This represents a 0.116% decrease from the previous year (1,727 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Colorado and Utah in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Colorado and Utah.
$6,804
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Colorado
$5,982
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Utah
$4,623
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,143
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,287
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Colorado (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.13%, from $6,472 to $6,804.

Similarly, all personal health care spending per capita in Utah (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.73%, from $5,658 to $5,982.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.5%
Uninsured
35%
Employer Coverage
20.9%
Medicaid
16.7%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
2.39%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO declined by 5.96% from 10.1% to 9.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Mesa (Outside Grand Junction City), Montrose, Delta, San Miguel & Ouray Counties PUMA, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 17.9% prevalence
  2. 13.8% prevalence
  3. 13.7% prevalence

Costilla County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado and Utah, at 17.9%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Colorado and Utah by county over multiple years.

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