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Mesa County, Colorado Facts

Facts
State Colorado
Land area 3,329.0 square miles
Population Density 44.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 147,554
Population change 0.6%
Under 5 years of age 6.4%
Under 18 22.7%
65 and over 16.4%
Females 50.3%
White 94.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 13.8
Asian 0.9%
Two or more races 2.2%
Black or African American 0.9%
Native American 1.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 90%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 25.7%
Veterans 13,870
Households and Housing
Households 58,598
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 80.9%
Median household income $49,471
The per capita income $26,700
Live below the poverty line. 14.7%
housing units 63,206
Multi-unit structures 15%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $210,100
Residents owning their homes. 71.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 16,079
Women-owned firms 26.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 4%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0.9%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,389,507
Retail sales per capita $17,279
Manufacturers shipments $539,590
Merchant wholesaler sales $1,179,281