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Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado is the county seat of Grand County located at an elevation of 7,680 feet above sea level at the mouth of Byers Canyon on the Colorado River in the central part of the county.
data source: U.S. Census, ACS 5-year estimates

People and Housing (2016)

Population 799
High School Diploma or more (% Pop. 25+) 95.3%
Bachelor's Degree or more (% Pop. 25+) 29.0%
Households 235
Total Housing Units 316
% Total Units vacant for seasonal or recreational use 15.8%

Employment and Income (2016)

Labor Force 423
Unemployment Rate 3.5%
Median Household Income $51,172
Median Family Income $65,625
Poverty Rate 14.7%
Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes) 21.4

Population by Age (2016)

  Hot Sulphur Spings % of Total
Total 799 100%
Preschool (0-4) 33 4.1%
School Age (5-17) 162 20.3%
College Age (18-24) 46 5.8%
Young Adult (25-44) 271 33.9%
Adult (45-64) 216 27.0%
Older Adult (65+) 71 8.9%
Median Age 34.9  

Population by Race and Hispanic Origin (2016)

  Town of HSS % of Total
Total 799 100%
American Indian or Alaskan Native Alone 0 0%
Asian Alone 42 5.3%
Black Alone 5 0.6%
Native Hawaiin and Other Pacific Isl. Alone 0 0.0%
White Alone 726 90.9%
Two or more races 26 3.3%
Hispanic or Latino    
Total Hispanic or Latino 76 9.5%
Mexican 57 7.1%
Cuban 0 0%
Puerto Rican 13 1.6%
Other 6 0.8%

Educational Attainment (2016)

  Town of HSS % of Total
Total Population 25+ 558 100%
Less than 9th grade 0 0%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 26 4.7%
High School Graduate (incl. equiv) 181 32.4%
Some college, no degree 124 22.2%
Associates degree 65 11.6%
Bachelor's degree 131 23.5%
Graduate or professional degree 31 5.6%

Households (2016)

  Town of HSS % of Total
Total Households 235 100%
Family households 145 61.7%
Married with children 43 18.3%
Married without children 74 31.5%
Single parents 13 5.5%
Other 15 6.4%
Non-family households 90 38.3%
Living alone 73 31.1%
Average household size 3.1  
Average family household size 4.3  

Housing Units (2016)

  Town of HSS % of Total
Total Housing units 316 100%
Owner occcupied 182 57.6%
Renter occupied 53 16.8%
Vacant for seasonal or recreational use 50 15.8%
1-Unit (attached or detached) 204 64.6%
2-9 Units 16 5.1%
1o-19 Units 0 0%
20 or more units 0 0%
Built prior to 1940 61 19.3%

Labor Force (2016)

Total Labor Force 423
Employed 408
Unemployed 15
Unemployment rate 3.5%

Commuting to Work (2016)

  Town of HSS % of Total
Workers 16 years and over 392 100%
Car, truck or van - drove alone 228 67.6%
Car, truck or van - carpooled 74 8.4%
Public transportation 0 0%
Walked 29 13.2%
Other means 0 0%
Worked at home 61 4.8%
Mean travel time to work 21  

Resident Occupations (2016)

  Town of HSS % of Total
Employed civilian Population 16 yrs+ 408 100%
Management, professional and related 139 34.1%
Service 91 22.3%
Sales and office 73 17.9%
Farming, fishing and forestry 0 0.0%
Construction, extraction and maintenance 79 19.4%
Production, transportation and material moving 26 6.4%
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