Living in Grand Junction, CO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Grand Junction SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
9

Grand Junction, CO Crime Report

3,008
Total Crimes
4,776.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.98%
Above National Average

Grand Junction, CO Cost Of Living

101
Grand Junction's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Grand Junction, Colorado Info Snack

The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. The city has a council–manager form of government, and is the most populous municipality in all of western Colorado. Grand Junction is situated 247 miles (398 km) west-southwest of the Colorado State Capitol in Denver. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was 58,566. Grand Junction is the 15th most populous city in the state of Colorado and the most populous city on the Colorado Western Slope. Grand Junction serves as a major commercial and transportation hub within the large area between the Green River and the Continental Divide. It is the principal city of the Grand Junction Metropolitan Statistical Area which had a population of 146,723 in 2010 census.
Population
61,479
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
17.6%
Median Home
$223,900
Median Income
$49,849
Median Rent
$912

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Map Of Grand Junction, CO

Population over time in Grand Junction

Year Population % Change
2017 61,479 1.0%
2016 60,882 0.4%
2015 60,630 1.1%
2014 59,945 0.4%
2013 59,731 0.5%
2012 59,442 1.0%
2011 58,867 2.4%
2010 57,479 2.1%
2009 56,295 -
Crime/100k Grand Junction CO USA
Violent Crime 436.7 397.2 368.9
Murder 4.8 3.7 5.0
Robbery 27.0 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 314.4 255.4 246.8
Property Crime 4339.9 2671.6 2199.5
Burglary 462.1 375.2 376.0
Larceny 3623.7 1915.9 1594.6
Car Theft 254.1 380.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Grand Junction

White
79.1% (48,603)
African American
0.9% (523)
American Indian
0.4% (276)
Asian
1.4% (856)
Hawaiian
0.4% (241)
Other
0.2% (116)
Two Or More
1.5% (936)
Hispanic
16.1% (9,928)
Race Grand Junction CO USA
White 79.1% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 0.9% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.4% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.5% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 16.1% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Grand Junction, Colorado

Less than $10,000
8.9% (546,096)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.1% (376,279)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.6% (710,165)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.7% (593,520)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.9% (855,791)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (1,080,936)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.1% (806,929)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.5% (770,044)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (207,900)
$200,000 or more
3.3% (200,235)
Income Grand Junction CO USA
Less than $10,000 8.9% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.1% 3.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.6% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.7% 8.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.9% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.1% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.5% 16.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 3.3% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Grand Junction

Female
51.6% (31,715)
Male
48.4% (29,763)
Gender Grand Junction CO USA
Female 51.6% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Grand Junction for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (2,459)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (4,303)
High School / GED
23.0% (14,140)
Some College
24.0% (14,754)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (4,918)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (13,525)
Master's Degree
7.0% (4,303)
Professional Degree
3.0% (1,844)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,229)
Education Grand Junction CO USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 2.0% 1.0%

6 Reviews & Comments About Grand Junction


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I live in colorado and the city grand junction is nice,fun,and pretty,the weather is so unpredictable might be sunny one gour and a ice storm the next hour,then the next day there is a thunderstorm


LookAtMyWristBoutTen Ay

Dude I love grand junction and pagosa I live in pagosa r****d


Chance Williams

I live in grand junction its not that bad but still s***s


lil kid uu

I live in Aurora and he is telling the truth it s***s


Fatal Stitches

I live in Grand Junction ! there's a lot of druggies here


Elizabeth Caughlan

lololol I live in grand junction and my mom claims it's great

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