Rio Blanco County Information

Rio Blanco in Colorado occupies 3,223 square miles and has a 2006 population of 6,180, a change from a 2000 population of 5,986 and 6,051 in 1990. 17.5% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.1% percent is 25-35, and 13% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 17 acts of violent crime reported in Rio Blanco in 2004, a change from 22 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 127 people: 2.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2.9%.

Read more about Rio Blanco, Colorado in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyRio Blanco 
StateColorado 
Land Area3,223 sq. milesRanked 170 of 3,140
Population 20066,180Ranked 2,750 of 3,140
Population 20056,000 
Population 20005,986Ranked 2,784 of 3,140
Population 19906,051Ranked 2,751 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion97.8% 
African American.2% 
Asian American.4% 
Native American.9% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.3% 
Population 5 to 1412.1% 
Population 15 to 2417.5% 
Population 25 to 3410.1% 
Population 35 to 4413% 
Population 45 to 5417.1% 
Population 55 to 6411.4% 
Population 65 to 747% 
Population 75 and up5.5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes1722
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes1 
Robberies  
Aggravated Assaults16 
Total Property Crimes109121
Burglaries16 
Larceny Thefts89 
Motor Vehicle Thefts4 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population4,8263,245
Unemployed Population12795
Unemployment Rate2.6%2.9%

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