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Rifle, CO (Colorado) Houses and Residents

Rifle,CO index of house prices

Total population: 9,488 (Urban population: 6,883 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 93 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,630 (2,546 occupied: 1,992 owner occupied, 1,190 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

36%

Housing density: 613 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $188,231.

Median contract rent in 2015: $524 (lower quartile is $418, upper quartile is $618)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $836


Median gross rent in Rifle, CO in 2015: $602

Housing units in Rifle with a mortgage: 936 (192 second mortgage, 74 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 198

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $68,072

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $56,108

Median monthly housing costs: $1,195


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Rifle, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $224,016 (it was $129,400 in 2000)
Rifle:

$224,016
Colorado:

$283,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $178,630 - $297,175
Median year house/condo built: 1985

Median year apartment built: 1988

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,862
  • In family households: 5,859 (1,420 male householders, 294 female householders)
    1,299 spouses, 2,408 children (2,158 natural, 29 adopted, 221 stepchildren), 119 grandchildren, 61 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 99 other relatives, 131 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,003 (416 male householders (329 living alone)), 386 female householders (327 living alone)), 201 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 114 (107 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 608 2-persons, 383 3-persons, 468 4-persons, 137 5-persons, 64 6-persons, 54 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 656 1-person, 107 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 13 5-persons, 5 6-persons.

1,535 married couples with children.
422 single-parent households (127 men, 295 women).

88.3% of residents of Rifle speak English at home.
11.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 489 (7.0%)
(12.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rifle, Colorado:

  • 6no bedroom
  • 631 bedroom
  • 3352 bedrooms
  • 7753 bedrooms
  • 2734 bedrooms
  • 785+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Rifle population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rifle, Colorado:

  • 32no bedroom
  • 2411 bedroom
  • 4612 bedrooms
  • 2603 bedrooms
  • 224 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Rifle population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 19no vehicle
  • 2911 vehicle
  • 7902 vehicles
  • 2933 vehicles
  • 844 vehicles
  • 535+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Rifle population

Cars and other vehicles available in Rifle in renter-occupied apartments

  • 125no vehicle
  • 4161 vehicle
  • 3532 vehicles
  • 1223 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Rifle population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rifle, Colorado:

  • 01 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 503 rooms
  • 2004 rooms
  • 3775 rooms
  • 3566 rooms
  • 1857 rooms
  • 1788 rooms
  • 1649+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Rifle population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rifle, Colorado:

  • 321 room
  • 702 rooms
  • 1593 rooms
  • 4074 rooms
  • 1845 rooms
  • 866 rooms
  • 457 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 99+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Rifle population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Rifle, CO household income distribution

  • Rifle, CO household income distribution
  • 174Less than $10,000
  • 139$10,000 to $14,999
  • 82$15,000 to $19,999
  • 184$20,000 to $24,999
  • 145$25,000 to $29,999
  • 210$30,000 to $34,999
  • 237$35,000 to $39,999
  • 184$40,000 to $44,999
  • 137$45,000 to $49,999
  • 341$50,000 to $59,999
  • 283$60,000 to $74,999
  • 259$75,000 to $99,999
  • 72$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • 39$150,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Rifle, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Rifle, CO
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 36$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$40,000 to $49,999
  • 22$70,000 to $79,999
  • 32$80,000 to $89,999
  • 150$100,000 to $124,999
  • 35$125,000 to $149,999
  • 250$150,000 to $174,999
  • 240$175,000 to $199,999
  • 324$200,000 to $249,999
  • 280$250,000 to $299,999
  • 316$300,000 to $399,999
  • 13$400,000 to $499,999
  • 16$500,000 to $749,999
  • 39$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Rifle, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Rifle, CO
  • 14$100 to $149
  • 41$150 to $199
  • 37$300 to $349
  • 22$400 to $449
  • 119$500 to $549
  • 31$550 to $599
  • 44$600 to $649
  • 41$650 to $699
  • 21$750 to $799
  • 114$800 to $899
  • 236$900 to $999
  • 146$1,000 to $1,249
  • 75$1,250 to $1,499
  • 221$1,500 to $1,999

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1631995 to March 2000
  • 581990 to 1994
  • 751985 to 1989
  • 1041980 to 1984
  • 431975 to 1979
  • 61970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 40Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Rifle population
Rifle commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 191
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 825
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 349
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 171
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 178
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 112
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 567
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 88
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 119
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 350
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 183
  • 90 or more minutes: 274
Rifle, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.5%
Number of people working at home: 93 (2.7% of all workers)

Rifle mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,559 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 676 (19%)
  • Walked: 152 (4%)
  • Other means: 20 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 93 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,039
 Other groups: 1,005
 Irish: 663
 English: 607
 United States or American: 396
 Italian: 237
 Norwegian: 186
 French (except Basque): 170
 Scotch-Irish: 138
 Swedish: 102
 Dutch: 86
 Polish: 81
 European: 64
 Scottish: 62
 French Canadian: 40
 Finnish: 30
 Czechoslovakian: 29
 Hungarian: 28
 Danish: 21
 Russian: 21
 British: 15
 Czech: 15
 Welsh: 15
 Latvian: 10
 Scandinavian: 8
 Ukrainian: 8
 Swiss: 5

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

  • 91%Mexico
  • 3%Canada
  • 3%El Salvador
  • 1%Germany
  • 1%Japan

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

  • This state: 3,190
  • Northeast: 229
  • Midwest: 1,222
  • South: 619
  • West: 1,178

38% of Rifle residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Colorado.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 61
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 36
  • 7th and 8th grade: 64
  • 9th grade: 32
  • 10th grade: 43
  • 11th grade: 40
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 18
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 818
  • Less than 1 year of college: 186
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 375
  • Associate degree: 209
  • Bachelor's degree: 182
  • Master's degree: 51
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 13
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 8
  • 5th and 6th grade: 58
  • 7th and 8th grade: 60
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 61
  • 11th grade: 43
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 37
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 686
  • Less than 1 year of college: 212
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 343
  • Associate degree: 138
  • Bachelor's degree: 220
  • Master's degree: 65
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 13.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 16.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 14.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 4.7%Females
Rifle marital status for males
Rifle marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,346
  • One, attached: 129
  • Two: 125
  • 3 or 4: 399
  • 5 to 9: 149
  • 10 to 19: 78
  • 20 to 49: 15
  • Mobile homes: 365
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 24
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 8 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Rifle:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 89.0%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Electricity
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 52.6%Utility gas
  • 41.6%Electricity
  • 3.3%Wood
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

2.4%
Colorado:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 25
Here:

5.5%
Colorado:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

3.8%
Colorado:

16.7%

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)