CO

National Population : 333,590,059
Colorado State Population : 5,605,608

About Fruita, CO

Fruita, CO is located in Mesa County in the state of Colorado.

The total City Population for Fruita is about 13,478 with about 660 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 17,452.

The Average Home Value is $223,700.00, which is roughly 15% lower than the Average Home Value of $264,378.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 16% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $58,844.00, which is roughly 4% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $61,414.00 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 2% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Fruita is about 10.6%.

Colorado is ranked #9 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 71.88 out of 100.

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Voting

Mesa County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 44.57% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 62.78%
Democratic: 34.8%
Libertarian: 1.44%
Other: 0.77%
Green: 0.21%


Nearby Locations

Loma, CO (6.04 mi.)
Mack, CO (8.42 mi.)
Grand Jct, CO (11.27 mi.)
Grand Junction, CO (11.27 mi.)
Glade Park, CO (11.66 mi.)
Fruitvale, CO (13.80 mi.)
Clifton, CO (15.74 mi.)
Palisade, CO (19.71 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 81521
Latitude : 39.224721
Longitude : -108.661382
TimeZone : Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : West
Average Elevation : 4913 ft.
Area Code(s) : 970

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.65
Male Population Estimate : 43.38%
Female Population Estimate : 44.85%
Median Age : 36.1
Male Median Age : 34.8
Female Median Age : 37.3

White Population Estimate : 82.45%
Black Population Estimate : 0.84%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 9.92%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.87%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.33%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.51%
Other Population Estimate : 4.53%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Fruita specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Mesa County: About 5 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Mesa County: About 348 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Mesa County is about 21% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 17% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.