Demographic Overview

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Population (2010 Census)

  • Mesa County - 146,723
  • Grand Junction City - 58,566    CCD* 86,623
  • Fruita City - 12,646   CCD 23,655
  • Palisade Town - 2,692
  • Collbran Town - 708    CCD - 2,490
  • De Beque Town - 504    CCD - 934
  • Clifton CDP** - 19,889  CCD - 27,932
  • Fruitvale CDP - 7,675
  • Loma CDP - 1,293
  • Orchard Mesa CDP - 6,836
  • Redlands CDP - 8,685
  • Glade Park / Gateway CCD - 2,187
  • Whitewater / Kannah Creek CCD - 2,902
  • Unincorporated Mesa County - 71,607

Total Households 62,644

  • Occupied - 58,095
  • Vacant - 4,549

Household Size (avg)  2.52

Race: 

  • Hispanic or Latino - 19,552 or 13.3%
  • White alone - 131,181 or 89.4%
  • Black or African American alone - 935 or 0.64%
  • American Indian or Alaska Native alone - 1,554 or 1%
  • Asian alone - 1,121 or 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander alone- 161 or 0.1%
  • Some other race alone - 7,878 or 5.4%
  • Two or more races - 3,893 or 2.6%
 
* CCD = Census County Division (subdivision of the county as used by the US Census Bureau for statistical purposes)
** CDP = Census Designated Place (concentration of population as identified by the US Census Bureau for statistical purposes)