Statewide Claims to Fame

Gunnison is 5th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Gunnison is 5th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Gunnison is 6th in Colorado out of 109 other cities in Income below poverty line

Gunnison is 14th in Colorado out of 71 other cities in Retail sales per capita

Gunnison, Colorado Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Gunnison Rank Colorado US
Current population (2012) 5,892 66th 5,187,582 313,914,040
Size in square miles 3.2 92nd 103,641.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,810.7 55th 48.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Gunnison Rank Colorado US
Residents younger than 5 4.6% 96th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 15.9% 104th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 7.7% 80th 11.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Gunnison Rank Colorado US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 86.1% 75th 89.7% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 34.2% 53rd 36.3% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Gunnison Rank Colorado US
Race - White 86.9% 53rd 88.1% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 86th 4.3% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 2.4% 5th 1.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 98th 3.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 92nd 0.2% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.8% 56th 2.8% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 14.2% 57th 21.0% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 82.1% 44th 69.6% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Gunnison Rank Colorado US
Female residents 44.7% 103rd 49.8% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 4.5% 78th 9.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Gunnison Rank Colorado US
Housing units 2,645 88th 2,224,603 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 48.6% 5th 25.7% 25.9%
Households 2,304 94th 1,941,193 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 31.0% 107th 66.8% 66.1%
Home median value $219,000 62nd $236,700 $186,200
People per household 2.1 103rd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Gunnison Rank Colorado US
Income per capita $18,982 97th $30,816 $27,915
Income per household $34,237 104th $57,685 $52,762
Income below poverty line 25.0% 6th 12.5% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Gunnison Rank Colorado US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,076 64th 547,770 27,092,908
Retail sales $164,081 51st $65,896,788 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $30,268 14th $13,609 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $23,604 47th $11,440,395 $613,795,732

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