Rifle SnackAbility

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

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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
9,526
Unemployment
9.1%
Poverty
14.8%
Median Home
$221,600
Median Income
$61,696
Median Rent
$956

Rankings for Rifle in Colorado

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1

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Population 9,850

2

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Population 6,632

3

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Population 20,045

4

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Population 7,785

5

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Population 6,926

Map Of Rifle, CO

Population over time in Rifle

Year Population % Change
2017 9,526 0.4%
2016 9,488 0.4%
2015 9,451 0.6%
2014 9,397 0.3%
2013 9,370 2.3%
2012 9,163 1.3%
2011 9,044 1.8%
2010 8,880 -

Crime in Rifle Per 100k

Crime Rifle CO USA
Violent Crime 318.8 368.1 382.9
Murder 0.0 3.9 5.3
Robbery 30.9 68.4 98.0
Aggravated Assault 164.5 226.9 248.9
Property Crime 3136.6 2701.6 2362.0
Burglary 246.8 406.9 430.4
Larceny 2745.8 1904.9 1694.0
Car Theft 144.0 389.9 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Rifle

White
70.5% (6,715)
African American
0.5% (51)
American Indian
1.2% (114)
Asian
1.0% (97)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.4% (233)
Hispanic
24.3% (2,316)
Race Rifle CO USA
White 70.5% 68.6% 61.5%
African American 0.5% 3.9% 12.3%
American Indian 1.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 3.0% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.4% 2.3%
Hispanic 24.3% 21.3% 17.6%

Household Income For Rifle, Colorado

Less than $10,000
7.2% (68,587)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.4% (22,862)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.4% (89,544)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.1% (58,108)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.4% (127,648)
$50,000 to $74,999
22.4% (213,382)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.9% (132,411)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.7% (178,136)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.7% (54,298)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (7,620)
Income Rifle CO USA
Less than $10,000 7.2% 5.4% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.4% 3.7% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.4% 8.0% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.1% 8.6% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.4% 12.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 22.4% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.9% 13.5% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.7% 16.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.7% 7.0% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 7.1% 6.3%

Gender in Rifle

Female
49.1% (4,672)
Male
50.9% (4,853)
Gender Rifle CO USA
Female 49.1% 49.8% 50.8%
Male 50.9% 50.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rifle for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.6% (627)
9-12th Grade
10.6% (1,014)
High School / GED
35.4% (3,376)
Some College
18.5% (1,761)
Associate's Degree
9.6% (914)
Bachelor's Degree
14.1% (1,343)
Master's Degree
4.8% (453)
Professional Degree
0.2% (14)
Doctorate Degree
0.2% (19)
Education Rifle CO USA
< 9th Grade 6.6% 3.6% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 10.6% 5.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 35.4% 21.6% 27.3%
Some College 18.5% 21.8% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.6% 8.4% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 14.1% 24.8% 19.1%
Master's Degree 4.8% 10.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.2% 2.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.2% 1.7% 1.4%

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