Rio Blanco County is located in north-western Colorado. The County Seat is Meeker and the largest city is Meeker. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.rbc.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,707 and the 2010 census population was 6,666. The land area is 3,220.93 square miles and there are 2.1 persons per square mile.
92.8% of the population is White, 1% is Black or African American, 11.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 3.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 91.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 23.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $200,400, there are 2,638 households, an average of 2.24 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,586, the median household income is $60,128, and 14.9% of the persons in Rio Blanco County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 825. Retail sales (in $1000) were $54,732, and sales per capita were $8,831. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 30.7%.
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