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|People QuickFacts||Grand Junction||Colorado|
|Population, 2013 estimate||59,778||5,268,367|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||59,002||5,029,196|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||1.3%||4.8%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010||6.5%||6.8%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010||21.2%||24.4%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010||15.6%||10.9%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010||50.6%||49.9%|
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a)||88.7%||81.3%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.8%||4.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a)||1.0%||1.1%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a)||1.1%||2.8%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010||2.7%||3.4%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b)||13.9%||20.7%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010||82.0%||70.0%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013||73.0%||80.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013||4.3%||9.7%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013||8.6%||16.8%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||91.0%||90.2%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013||30.1%||37.0%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013||16.4||24.5|
|Housing units, 2010||26,170||2,212,898|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013||61.9%||65.4%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013||23.0%||25.9%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013||$217,700||$236,200|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013||2.34||2.53|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013||$26,792||$31,109|
|Median household income, 2009-2013||$46,842||$58,433|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013||17.0%||13.2%|
|Business QuickFacts||Grand Junction||Colorado|
|Total number of firms, 2007||7,665||547,770|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||1.7%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||0.8%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||2.6%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||2.9%||6.2%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||22.7%||29.2%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||D||46,331,953|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||921,451||53,598,986|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||2,002,307||65,896,788|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$36,494||$13,609|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||211,334||11,440,395|
|Geography QuickFacts||Grand Junction||Colorado|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||38.22||103,641.89|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||1,532.4||48.5|