Living in Rifle, CO

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Rifle SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
4

Rifle, CO Crime Report

271
Total Crimes
2,790.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
8.65%
Above National Average

Rifle, CO Cost Of Living

106
Rifle's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average

Rifle, Colorado Info Snack

The City of Rifle is a Home Rule Municipality in Garfield County, Colorado, United States. The population was 9,172 at the 2010 census, up from 6,784 at the 2000 census. Rifle is a regional center of the cattle ranching industry located along Interstate 70 and the Colorado River just east of the Roan Plateau, which dominates the western skyline of the town. The town was founded in 1882 by Abram Maxfield, and was incorporated in 1905 along Rifle Creek, near its mouth on the Colorado. The community takes its name from the creek.
Population
9,600
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
11.6%
Median Home
$231,800
Median Income
$64,832
Median Rent
$969

Rifle, CO Photos

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Rankings for Rifle in Colorado

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Map Of Rifle, CO

Population over time in Rifle

Year Population % Change
2017 9,600 0.8%
2016 9,526 0.4%
2015 9,488 0.4%
2014 9,451 0.6%
2013 9,397 0.3%
2012 9,370 2.3%
2011 9,163 1.3%
2010 9,044 1.8%
2009 8,880 -
Crime/100k Rifle CO USA
Violent Crime 411.9 397.2 368.9
Murder 0.0 3.7 5.0
Robbery 10.3 66.7 86.2
Aggravated Assault 278.0 255.4 246.8
Property Crime 2378.7 2671.6 2199.5
Burglary 195.7 375.2 376.0
Larceny 1905.1 1915.9 1594.6
Car Theft 278.0 380.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Rifle

White
68.6% (6,586)
African American
0.3% (32)
American Indian
1.1% (105)
Asian
0.8% (76)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.8% (270)
Hispanic
26.4% (2,531)
Race Rifle CO USA
White 68.6% 68.3% 61.1%
African American 0.3% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 1.1% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 3.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.4% 2.4%
Hispanic 26.4% 21.4% 17.8%

Household Income For Rifle, Colorado

Less than $10,000
8.9% (85,409)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.8% (17,366)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.1% (87,117)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.6% (53,807)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (114,163)
$50,000 to $74,999
20.6% (197,580)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.6% (150,035)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.6% (188,185)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.5% (52,384)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (13,950)
Income Rifle CO USA
Less than $10,000 8.9% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.8% 3.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.1% 7.3% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.6% 8.1% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 12.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 20.6% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.6% 13.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.6% 16.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.5% 7.6% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 7.9% 7.0%

Gender in Rifle

Female
49.3% (4,731)
Male
50.7% (4,869)
Gender Rifle CO USA
Female 49.3% 49.7% 50.8%
Male 50.7% 50.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rifle for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (960)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (864)
High School / GED
33.0% (3,168)
Some College
20.0% (1,920)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (1,056)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (1,152)
Master's Degree
5.0% (480)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Rifle CO USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 25.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 11.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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