Housing Data

Housing Units

  2000 2014 % Increase
United States 115,904,641
132,741,033
15%
Colorado 1,808,037
2,238,624
24%
Routt County 11,217  16,333 46%
     Hayden 1,021
1,398
37%
     Oak Creek 1,425
1,930
35%
     Steamboat Springs 8,328
12,538
51%
     Yampa 443 487 10%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Percentage Allocation of Housing Units as of 2010

  Routt County Colorado U.S.
Occupied Full Time 58.6% 89.3% 87.5%
     Owner Occupied 70% 66% 65%
     Renter Occupied 30% 34% 35%
Vacant Housing Units 41.4% 10.7% 12.5%
     For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 77% 43% 31%
     For rent 11% 24% 28%
     All other 12% 33% 41%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Monthly Ownership Cost as a Percentage of Household Income

Paying Routt County Colorado U.S.
Less than 20 percent 27% 38% 38%
Between 20 to 24.9 percent 13% 17% 16%
Between 25 to 29.9 percent 12% 12% 12%
Between 30 to 34.9 percent 11% 8% 8%
35 percent and more 37% 24% 26%
Monthly Median Ownership Cost $1,856 $1,608 $1,522

Includes only those households that have a 1st or 2nd mortgage. Monthly ownership cost includes estimates for principle and interest on mortgage(s), insurance and utilities. (Property tax excluded)
Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey

Housing Value as a Percentage of Owner Occupied Units (with and without mortgages)

Home Value Routt Colorado United States
Less than $50,000 6% 5% 9%
Between $50,000 to $99,000 5% 5% 16%
Between $100,000 to $149,999 4% 11% 16%
Between $150,000 to $199,999 6% 17% 15%
Between $200,000 to $299,999 17% 28% 18%
Between $300,000 to $499,999 23% 23% 16%
Between $500,000 to $999,999 30% 10% 8%
Between $1,000,000 or more 9% 2% 2%
Median home value $378,100 $239,400 $175,700

Includes those owner occupied units with and without mortgages.
Source: US Census Bureau American Community Survey

Monthly Gross Rent as a Percentage of Household Income

Paying Routt Colorado United States
Less than 15.0 percent 8% 11% 12%
Between 15.0 to 19.9 percent 9% 13% 12%
Between 20.0 to 24.9 percent 21% 13% 13%
Between 25.0 to 29.9 percent 11% 12% 11%
Between 30.0 to 34.9 percent 6% 10% 9%
Between 35.0 percent or more 45% 42% 43%
Monthly Median Gross Rent $1,150 $969 $920

Source: US Census Bureau American Community Survey