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Grand Junction, CO (Colorado) Houses and Residents

Grand Junction,CO index of house prices

Total population: 60,210 (Urban population: 41,164, Rural population: 1,061 (15 farm, 1,046 nonfarm))

Houses: 26,670 (25,019 occupied: 13,335 owner occupied, 12,215 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

35%

Housing density: 866 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $158,897.

Median contract rent in 2016: $451 (lower quartile is $346, upper quartile is $604)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $540


Median gross rent in Grand Junction, CO in 2016: $496

Housing units in Grand Junction with a mortgage: 8,941 (412 second mortgage, 482 home equity loan, 87 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,393

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $74,573

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,932

Median monthly housing costs: $923


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Grand Junction, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $215,570 (it was $114,000 in 2000)
Grand Junction:

$215,570
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $161,193 - $310,093

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $315,138
Here:

$315,138
State:

$396,907

Townhouses or other attached units: $290,645
Here:

$290,645
State:

$316,972

In 2-unit structures: $555,752
Here:

$555,752
State:

$328,787

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $184,916
Here:

$184,916
State:

$274,686

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $147,746
Here:

$147,746
State:

$251,727

Mobile homes: $44,531
Here:

$44,531
State:

$87,176
Median year house/condo built: 1991

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 61,414
  • In family households: 43,342 (6,135 male householders, 7,703 female householders)
    10,118 spouses, 15,876 children (13,446 natural, 1,113 adopted, 1,439 stepchildren), 901 grandchildren, 336 brothers or sisters, 532 parents, 629 other relatives, 1,118 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,475 (5,392 male householders (4,295 living alone)), 6,031 female householders (4,432 living alone)), 4,051 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,820

Size of family households: 7,531 2-persons, 2,686 3-persons, 2,080 4-persons, 963 5-persons, 232 6-persons, 214 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,751 1-person, 2,206 2-persons, 322 3-persons, 88 4-persons, 22 5-persons.

8,269 married couples with children.
3,983 single-parent households (1,209 men, 2,774 women).

92.5% of residents of Grand Junction speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 2,888 (4.7%)
(42.1% 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:

4.2
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Grand Junction, Colorado:

  • 36no bedroom
  • 1461 bedroom
  • 2,3062 bedrooms
  • 7,6223 bedrooms
  • 2,3724 bedrooms
  • 8935+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Grand Junction population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grand Junction, Colorado:

  • 286no bedroom
  • 1,9761 bedroom
  • 5,0732 bedrooms
  • 3,9503 bedrooms
  • 4334 bedrooms
  • 745+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Grand Junction population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Grand Junction in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 277no vehicle
  • 3,8711 vehicle
  • 5,3772 vehicles
  • 2,6983 vehicles
  • 7964 vehicles
  • 2285+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Grand Junction population

Cars and other vehicles available in Grand Junction in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,606no vehicle
  • 5,6291 vehicle
  • 4,0422 vehicles
  • 6243 vehicles
  • 1754 vehicles
  • 575+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Grand Junction population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Grand Junction, Colorado:

  • 01 room
  • 732 rooms
  • 4413 rooms
  • 1,5724 rooms
  • 2,7175 rooms
  • 2,8346 rooms
  • 1,9457 rooms
  • 1,5448 rooms
  • 2,2909+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Grand Junction population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Grand Junction, Colorado:

  • 2451 room
  • 7982 rooms
  • 2,3173 rooms
  • 3,6284 rooms
  • 2,3625 rooms
  • 1,5736 rooms
  • 4607 rooms
  • 3388 rooms
  • 3519+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Grand Junction 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 %

  • Grand Junction, CO household income distribution

  • Grand Junction, CO household income distribution
  • 2,619Less than $10,000
  • 1,811$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2,053$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1,734$20,000 to $24,999
  • 796$25,000 to $29,999
  • 1,394$30,000 to $34,999
  • 970$35,000 to $39,999
  • 897$40,000 to $44,999
  • 1,104$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,684$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,044$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,192$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,530$100,000 to $124,999
  • 846$125,000 to $149,999
  • 717$150,000 to $199,999
  • 565$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Grand Junction, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Grand Junction, CO
  • 323Less than $10,000
  • 99$10,000 to $14,999
  • 29$15,000 to $19,999
  • 30$20,000 to $24,999
  • 24$25,000 to $29,999
  • 38$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 56$40,000 to $49,999
  • 97$50,000 to $59,999
  • 32$60,000 to $69,999
  • 105$70,000 to $79,999
  • 21$80,000 to $89,999
  • 119$90,000 to $99,999
  • 866$100,000 to $124,999
  • 910$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,609$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,602$175,000 to $199,999
  • 2,166$200,000 to $249,999
  • 1,739$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2,066$300,000 to $399,999
  • 800$400,000 to $499,999
  • 406$500,000 to $749,999
  • 86$750,000 to $999,999
  • 11$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 13$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 62$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Grand Junction, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Grand Junction, CO
  • 160Less than $100
  • 46$100 to $149
  • 64$150 to $199
  • 335$200 to $249
  • 169$250 to $299
  • 280$300 to $349
  • 366$350 to $399
  • 282$400 to $449
  • 180$450 to $499
  • 341$500 to $549
  • 724$550 to $599
  • 634$600 to $649
  • 576$650 to $699
  • 715$700 to $749
  • 642$750 to $799
  • 1,702$800 to $899
  • 706$900 to $999
  • 2,445$1,000 to $1,249
  • 734$1,250 to $1,499
  • 237$1,500 to $1,999
  • 419$2,000 to $2,499
  • 46$3,500 or more
  • 519No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3012010 or later
  • 7382000 to 2009
  • 7131990 to 1999
  • 2241980 to 1989
  • 2551970 to 1979
  • 387Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Grand Junction population
Grand Junction commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 876
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 7,125
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8,121
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4,910
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2,619
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 405
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 509
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 65
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 130
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 332
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 570
  • 90 or more minutes: 222
Grand Junction, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.5%
Number of people working at home: 1,714 (6.4% of all workers)

Grand Junction mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 42,730 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 4,918 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 245 (0%)
  • Taxi: 795 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 600 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,533 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 1,815 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 4,294
 American: 2,451
 English: 2,174
 Irish: 1,398
 Italian: 750
 European: 657
 Scottish: 578
 Scotch-Irish: 578
 Norwegian: 516
 Dutch: 416
 Polish: 365
 French (except Basque): 330
 Swedish: 330
 Scandinavian: 287
 French Canadian: 226
 British: 137
 Danish: 133
 Russian: 119
 Austrian: 117
 Northern European: 100
 Portuguese: 88
 Hungarian: 79
 Ukrainian: 62
 Slovak: 48
 Welsh: 47
 Czech: 38
 Swiss: 37
 Slovene: 35
 Greek: 30
 Bulgarian: 27
 Romanian: 24
 South African: 21
 Lebanese: 19
 Canadian: 19
 Eastern European: 16
 Czechoslovakian: 12
 Yugoslavian: 12
 Australian: 11
 Lithuanian: 8
 African: 7
 Basque: 6
 Finnish: 5
 Armenian: 4
 Icelander: 1

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

  • 52%Mexico
  • 5%Philippines
  • 4%England
  • 4%Venezuela
  • 3%Korea
  • 3%Colombia
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

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

  • This state: 30,589
  • Other state: 27,040
  • Northeast: 2,861
  • Midwest: 8,165
  • South: 4,891
  • West: 11,131

73% of Grand Junction residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Colorado.

Grand Junction:

72.6%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 250
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 30
  • 5th and 6th grade: 78
  • 7th and 8th grade: 160
  • 9th grade: 169
  • 10th grade: 474
  • 11th grade: 286
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 613
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,271
  • Less than 1 year of college: 926
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,709
  • Associate degree: 1,079
  • Bachelor's degree: 3,003
  • Master's degree: 1,299
  • Professional school degree: 763
  • Doctorate degree: 315

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 124
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 34
  • 5th and 6th grade: 174
  • 7th and 8th grade: 46
  • 9th grade: 122
  • 10th grade: 263
  • 11th grade: 487
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 341
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 5,584
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,293
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 3,078
  • Associate degree: 2,525
  • Bachelor's degree: 4,513
  • Master's degree: 1,286
  • Professional school degree: 332
  • Doctorate degree: 77

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.6%Males
  • 11.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 28.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 8.4%Males
  • 31.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 1.8%Males
  • 15.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.2%Males
  • 9.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.1%Males
  • 5.0%Females
Grand Junction marital status for males
Grand Junction marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 16,868
  • One, attached: 1,146
  • Two: 725
  • 3 or 4: 1,154
  • 5 to 9: 1,847
  • 10 to 19: 1,451
  • 20 to 49: 1,303
  • 50 or more: 664
  • Mobile homes: 1,643

Median worth of mobile homes: $26,170

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Grand Junction:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grand Junction
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (85.1%)
  • Electricity (11.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (63.4%)
  • Electricity (31.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (1.2%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 670
Here:

11.2%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 143
Here:

5.9%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 332
Here:

5.6%
Colorado:

14.0%

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

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

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

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)