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Chaffee County, Colorado Facts

Facts
State Colorado
Land area 1,013.4 square miles
Population Density 17.6 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 18,510
Population change 3.9%
Under 5 years of age 4.2%
Under 18 16%
65 and over 21.9%
Females 47%
White 94.5
Hispanic or Latino of any race 10.3
Asian 0.7%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 1.7%
Native American 1.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 33.9%
Veterans 2,264
Households and Housing
Households 7,832
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.7%
Median household income $46,504
The per capita income $27,182
Live below the poverty line. 8%
housing units 10,201
Multi-unit structures 8%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $262,300
Residents owning their homes. 76.2%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 3,369
Women-owned firms 27.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 4%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $252,573
Retail sales per capita $14,982
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $23,550