Park County, CO

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Population

16,900

2.8% growth

Median Age

50.6


Median Household Income

$61,644

0.0503% decline

Poverty Rate

6.55%


Number of Employees

9,044

2.59% growth

Median Property Value

$262,300

4.21% growth

About

In 2017, Park County, CO had a population of 16.9k people with a median age of 50.6 and a median household income of $61,644. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Park County, CO grew from 16,440 to 16,900, a 2.8% increase and its median household income declined from $61,675 to $61,644, a -0.0503% decrease.

The population of Park County, CO is 89.7% White Alone, 5.86% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.37% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Park County, CO speak a non-English language, and 97.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Park County, CO is $262,300, and the homeownership rate is 81.3%. Most people in Park County, CO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 35.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Park County, CO is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Park County, CO employs 9.04k people. The largest industries in Park County, CO are Construction (1,158 people), Retail Trade (1,136 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (764 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($59,973), Utilities ($58,409), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,000).

Median household income in Park County, CO is $61,644. Males in Park County, CO have an average income that is 1.33 times higher than the average income of females, which is $51,692. The income inequality in Park County, CO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.471, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$61,644

2017 value

± $5,623

-0.0503%

1 Year Growth

± 12%

Households in Park County, CO have a median annual income of $61,644, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $61,675 in 2016, which represents a -0.0503% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,531

Average Male Salary

± $1,541

$51,692

Average Female Salary

± $1,226

In 2017, full-time male employees in Colorado made 1.33 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,772 ± $5,354

  2. White

    $54,520 ± $998

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $47,825 ± $27,111

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Colorado workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Park County, CO is from Colorado.

0.471

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.471 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0949% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Colorado across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2

  2. Census Tract 4

  3. Census Tract 1

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Park County, CO was Census Tract 2 with a value of $72,283, followed by Census Tract 4 and Census Tract 1, with respective values of $62,034 and $60,972.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Park County, 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

6.55% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Park County, CO (1.1k out of 16.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 45 - 54 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

    1,082 ± 220

  2. Hispanic

    14 ± 93

  3. Other

    11 ± 97

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Park County, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

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

9.04k

2017 Value

± 692

2.59%

1 Year growth

± 10.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Park County, CO grew at a rate of 2.59%, from 8.82k employees to 9.04k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Park County, CO, are Management Occupations (1,284 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,267 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,046 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Park County, CO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Park County, CO, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (1,284 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,267 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,046 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Park County, CO has an unusually high number of residents working as Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.08 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (1.88 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (1.83 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Park County, CO, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($157,794), Material Moving Occupations ($87,868), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($87,273).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

9.04k

2017 Value

± 692

2.59%

1 Year growth

± 10.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Park County, CO grew at a rate of 2.59%, from 8.82k employees to 9.04k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Park County, CO, are Construction (1,158 people), Retail Trade (1,136 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (764 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Park County, CO, though some of these residents may live in Park County, 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 Park County, CO, by number of employees, are Construction (1,158 people), Retail Trade (1,136 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (764 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Park County, CO has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (3.53 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.8 times), and Construction (2.04 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Park County, CO, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($59,973), Utilities ($58,409), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($53,000).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $30.1B

  2. $22.9B

  3. $15.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Coal-n.e.c. with $30.1B, followed by Mixed freight ($22.9B) and Electronics ($15.7B).

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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$208B

2015 Value

$314B

Projected 2045 Value

51.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Colorado trade was $208B. This is expected to increase 51.4% to $314B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado 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 to other states, or from other states to Colorado.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $12.5B

  2. $9.22B

  3. $7.43B

In 2015, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wyoming with $12.5B, followed by Nebraska with $9.22B and California and $7.43B.

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

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Health

90.9% of the population of Park County, CO has health coverage, with 43% on employee plans, 12.3% on Medicaid, 15.9% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 3.09% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Park County, CO see 5503 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.01% increase from the previous year (5448 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 8583 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1430 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (8.8%). Additionally, Logan County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (28.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

5,503 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Park County, CO see an average of 5,503 patients per year. This represents a 1.01% increase from the previous year (5,448 patients).

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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%).

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Access and Quality

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$6,804

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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.

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

9.08%

Uninsured

43%

Employer Coverage

12.3%

Medicaid

15.9%

Medicare

16.5%

Non-Group

3.09%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Park County, CO declined by 21.9% from 11.6% to 9.08%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Park County, 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. 8.8% prevalence

  2. 8.7% prevalence

  3. 8.4% prevalence

Fremont County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Colorado, at 8.8%.

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

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Diversity

Park County, CO is home to a population of 16.9k people, from which 97.9% are citizens. As of 2017, 3.67% of Park County, CO residents were born outside of the country (620 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Park County, CO is composed of 15.2k White Alone residents (89.7%), 991 Hispanic or Latino residents (5.86%), 232 Two or More Races residents (1.37%), 179 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (1.06%), 171 Asian Alone residents (1.01%), 125 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.74%), 35 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.207%), and 13 Black or African American Alone residents (0.0769%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Park County, CO are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

51

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 11.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Park County, CO was 50.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 51, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Park County, CO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Park County, CO residents was 50.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

3.67%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

620 people

4.2%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

690 people

As of 2017, 3.67% of Park County, CO residents (620 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Park County, CO was 4.2%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    230,780 ± 11,541 people

  2. India

    19,019 ± 3,380 people

  3. Vietnam

    17,347 ± 3,228 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 230,780 Colorado residents, followed by India with 19,019 and Vietnam with 17,347.

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Citizenship

97.9%

2017 Citizenship

97.6%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.9% of Park County, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Park County, CO was 97.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    15.2k ± 55

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    991 ± 115

  3. Two or More Races

    232 ± 120

In 2017, there were 15.3 times more White Alone residents (15.2k people) in Park County, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 991 Hispanic or Latino and 232 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Park County, CO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Park County, CO was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Park County, CO are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    919 ± 196

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    260 ± 120

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    165 ± 73

Park County, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.53 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Park County, CO was $262,300 in 2017, which is 1.21 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $251,700 to $262,300, a 4.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Park County, CO is 81.3%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Park County, CO have an average commute time of 35.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Park County, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$61,644

Median Household Income

± $5,623

7.39k

Number of Households

± 600

In 2017, the median household income of the 7.39k households in Park County, CO declined from $61,644 from the previous year's value of $61,675.

The following chart displays the households in Park County, 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 $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$262,300

2017 Median

± $16,750

$251,700

2016 Median

± $11,523

In 2017, the median property value in Park County, CO grew to to $262,300 from the previous year's value of $251,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Park County, 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 Park County, CO the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Park County, CO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Park County, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

81.3%

2017 Homeownership

83%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.3% of the housing units in Park County, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 83%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Park County, CO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Park County, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Park County, CO have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

35.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Park County, CO have a longer commute time (35.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 7.17% of the workforce in Park County, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    71.8%

  2. Worked At Home

    13.6%

  3. Carpooled

    10.3%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Park County, CO was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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