Mesa County

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Mesa County, Colorado

PO Box 20000-5007
Grand Junction, CO 81502
Phone: (970) 244-1800
Fax: (970) 256-1588
www.co.mesa.co.us

On central western border of CO; organized Feb 14, 1883 from Gunnison County. Name Origin: Spanish 'table,' for the high, flat tablelands with sharply eroded sides common to the area

Area (sq mi):: 3341.11 (land 3327.75; water 13.36) Population per square mile: 39.00
Population 2005: 129,872 State rank: 11 Population change: 2000-20005 11.70%; 1990-2000 24.80% Population 2000: 116,255 (White 87.00%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 10.00%; Asian 0.50%; Other 6.70%). Foreign born: 3.00%. Median age: 38.10
Income 2000: per capita $18,715; median household $35,864; Population below poverty level: 10.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,921-$26,035
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 18.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 4.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Grand Junction County seat (44,693)

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