Rio Blanco County, CO

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2022 Population
6,511
0.246% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.2
4.53% 1-year increase

About

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N/A of the households in Rio Blanco County, 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.

The largest universities in Rio Blanco County, CO are Colorado Northwestern Community College (255 degrees awarded in 2022).

Most people in Rio Blanco County, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Rio Blanco County, CO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

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Race and Ethnicity

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Economy

The economy of Rio Blanco County, CO employs 2.9k people. The largest industries in Rio Blanco County, CO are Educational Services (354 people), Retail Trade (328 people), and Public Administration (284 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($98,182), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($85,750), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,902).

Occupations

2.9k
2022 Value
± 342
0.311%
1 Year growth
± 16.1%

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Rio Blanco County, CO, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (357 people), Sales & Related Occupations (325 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (273 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Rio Blanco County, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.9k
2022 Value
± 342
0.311%
1 Year growth
± 16.1%

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Rio Blanco County, CO, are Educational Services (354 people), Retail Trade (328 people), and Public Administration (284 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Rio Blanco County, CO, though some of these residents may live in Rio Blanco County, 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

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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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Establishments by Size

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Rio Blanco County, CO went to Donald J. Trump with 82.9% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (15.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.14%).

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.

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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

In 2022, universities in Rio Blanco County, CO awarded 255 degrees. The student population of Rio Blanco County, CO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 479 male students and 700 female students.

The largest universities in Rio Blanco County, CO by number of degrees awarded are Colorado Northwestern Community College (255 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Rio Blanco County, CO are Liberal Arts & Sciences (37 and 14.5%), Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (34 and 13.3%), and Registered Nursing (30 and 11.8%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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

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Educational Attainment

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Housing & Living

People in Rio Blanco County, CO have an average commute time of 16.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Rio Blanco County, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Rent vs Own

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Homeownership
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70.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
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Income by Location

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The following map shows all of the tracts in Rio Blanco County, CO colored by their Median Household Income (N/A).

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Household Income

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2.51k
Number of Households
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The following chart displays the households in Rio Blanco 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Rio Blanco County, 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 (79.9%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.31%)
  3. Carpooled (6.03%)

In 2022, 79.9% of workers in Rio Blanco County, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.31%) and those who carpooled to work (6.03%).

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

16.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Rio Blanco County, CO have a shorter commute time (16.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.87% of the workforce in Rio Blanco County, 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 Rio Blanco County, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Rio Blanco County, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Rio Blanco County, CO (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Rio Blanco County, CO is White, followed by Two Or More and Native American.

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

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Primary care physicians in Rio Blanco County, CO see 632 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.315% decrease from the previous year (634 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1268 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 373 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Rio Blanco County, CO

Primary care physicians in Rio Blanco County, CO see an average of 632 patients per year. This represents a 0.315% decrease from the previous year (634 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Rio Blanco 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 25.7% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 40.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 51.7% were men and 48.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

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Medicare
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Military or VA

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 26.2% in Rio Blanco County, CO.

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