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Blue River, CO (Colorado) Houses and Residents

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Blue River,CO index of house prices

Total population: 882 (Urban population: 86 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 563 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 771 (295 occupied: 247 owner occupied, 48 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

16%
State:

35%

Housing density: 353 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $572,713.

Median contract rent in 2016: $1,102


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,734


Median gross rent in Blue River, CO in 2016: $1,192

Housing units in Blue River with a mortgage: 191 (1 second mortgage, 15 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 54

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $106,605

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $78,893

Median monthly housing costs: $2,062


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Blue River, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $720,784 (it was $339,300 in 2000)
Blue River:

$720,784
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $583,655 - $839,929
Median year house/condo built: 1987

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 759
  • In family households: 563 (112 male householders, 71 female householders)
    152 spouses, 161 children (153 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 15 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 50 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 198 (61 male householders (50 living alone)), 48 female householders (46 living alone)), 91 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 109 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 11 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 5 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 96 1-person, 7 2-persons, 4 3-persons.

108 married couples with children.
29 single-parent households (5 men, 24 women).

All residents speak only English at home

Foreign born population: 19 (2.5%)
(100.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Blue River, Colorado:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 372 bedrooms
  • 1293 bedrooms
  • 724 bedrooms
  • 95+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Blue River population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blue River, Colorado:

  • 12no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 292 bedrooms
  • 103 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Blue River population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Blue River in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 0no vehicle
  • 751 vehicle
  • 1252 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Blue River population

Cars and other vehicles available in Blue River in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 221 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 14 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Blue River population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Blue River, Colorado:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 33 rooms
  • 344 rooms
  • 705 rooms
  • 246 rooms
  • 647 rooms
  • 468 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Blue River population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Blue River, Colorado:

  • 71 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 53 rooms
  • 264 rooms
  • 45 rooms
  • 26 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 28 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Blue River population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Blue River, CO household income distribution

  • Blue River, CO household income distribution
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3$45,000 to $49,999
  • 42$50,000 to $59,999
  • 37$60,000 to $74,999
  • 52$75,000 to $99,999
  • 39$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 40$150,000 to $199,999
  • 41$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Blue River, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Blue River, CO
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$200,000 to $249,999
  • 19$300,000 to $399,999
  • 53$400,000 to $499,999
  • 176$500,000 to $749,999
  • 39$750,000 to $999,999
  • 13$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 8$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 3$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Blue River, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Blue River, CO
  • 5$450 to $499
  • 7$750 to $799
  • 3$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11$1,250 to $1,499
  • 21$1,500 to $1,999
  • 4$2,000 to $2,499
  • 2$2,500 to $2,999

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 32000 to 2009
  • 91990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 5Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Blue River population
Blue River commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 35
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 78
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 81
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 21
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 44
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 37
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 80
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 8
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 0
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Blue River, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.9%
Number of people working at home: 70 (15.3% of all workers)

Blue River mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 260 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 41 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (1%)
  • Walked: 2 (1%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 52 (14%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 73
 German: 57
 Irish: 40
 American: 20
 Eastern European: 12
 Australian: 11
 Scottish: 11
 Norwegian: 9
 European: 8
 New Zealander: 6
 British: 4
 Italian: 4
 Polish: 3
 Russian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 58%Australia
  • 32%Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion
  • 16%Germany
  • 16%England
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 171
  • Other state: 546
  • Northeast: 114
  • Midwest: 290
  • South: 107
  • West: 31

81% of Blue River residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 47% lived in Colorado.

Blue River:

81.5%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 47
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 75
  • Associate degree: 21
  • Bachelor's degree: 122
  • Master's degree: 6
  • Professional school degree: 24
  • Doctorate degree: 6

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 54
  • Less than 1 year of college: 10
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 17
  • Associate degree: 34
  • Bachelor's degree: 122
  • Master's degree: 21
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.8%Males
  • 16.1%Females
Blue River marital status for males
Blue River marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 695
  • One, attached: 28
  • Two: 18
  • 5 to 9: 12
  • 10 to 19: 14

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Blue River:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Blue River
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (71.7%)
  • Electricity (14.6%)
  • Wood (9.7%)
  • Other fuel (2.8%)
  • Utility gas (37.5%)
  • Wood (25.0%)
  • Electricity (22.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

6.4%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Colorado:

6.3%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)