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The 20 Toughest Neighborhoods in the State of Colorado For Gaining Access To Healthy Food

by Liam Johnson
Friday, August 7, 2015



As part of our series on Access to Healthy Food in the United States, we take a look at how neighborhoods in the State of Colorado rank for gaining access to healthy food.


State of Colorado



5,029,196
Total Population
4,057,776
Urban Population
971,420
Rural Population


Population
Urbanization
Housing Units


22.99%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
27.85%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
18.13%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access


1,270,440
Population With Poor Acccess
1,139,886
Urban Population With Poor Acccess
130,554
Rural Population With Poor Acccess




.98%
Population With No Vehicular Acccess
1.33%
Urban Population With No Vehicular Acccess
.63%
Rural Population With No Vehicular Acccess


Kids (Age 0-17)



1,235,487

Estimated Total Number of Kids In Colorado (2010)

1,077,156

Estimated Total Number of Kids In Urban Residences In Colorado (2010)

158,332

Estimated Total Number of Kids In Rural Residences In Colorado (2010)


26.65%
Rate of Kids With Low Access
27.93%
Rate of Urban Kids With Low Access
17.95%
Rate of Rural Kids With Low Access


329,241
Population With Poor Acccess
300,818
Urban Population With Poor Acccess
28,423
Rural Population With Poor Acccess


Seniors (Age 65+)



524,823

Estimated Total Number of Seniors In Colorado (2010)

416,852

Estimated Total Number of Seniors In Urban Residences In Colorado (2010)

107,971

Estimated Total Number of Seniors In Rural Residences In Colorado (2010)


25.67%
Rate of Seniors With Low Access
27.42%
Rate of Urban Seniors With Low Access
18.91%
Rate of Rural Seniors With Low Access


134,724
Population With Poor Acccess
114,310
Urban Population With Poor Acccess
20,414
Rural Population With Poor Acccess


Worst 20 Colorado Neighborhoods For Healthy Food Access



20 Cheyenne, Colorado

1,836
Total Population
0
Urban Population
1,836
Rural Population

33.86%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
33.86%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

19 Elbert, Colorado

23,086
Total Population
0
Urban Population
23,086
Rural Population

37.31%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
37.31%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

18 Otero, Colorado

18,831
Total Population
10,444
Urban Population
8,387
Rural Population

38.47%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
70.62%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
6.32%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

17 Pueblo, Colorado

159,063
Total Population
137,225
Urban Population
21,838
Rural Population

41.14%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
52.57%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
29.71%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

16 Huerfano, Colorado

6,711
Total Population
3,273
Urban Population
3,438
Rural Population

41.88%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
11.58%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
72.18%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

15 Fremont, Colorado

46,824
Total Population
36,255
Urban Population
10,569
Rural Population

43.23%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
55.73%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
30.74%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

14 Kit Carson, Colorado

8,270
Total Population
0
Urban Population
8,270
Rural Population

46.13%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
46.13%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

13 Phillips, Colorado

4,442
Total Population
0
Urban Population
4,442
Rural Population

48.47%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
48.47%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

12 Archuleta, Colorado

12,084
Total Population
5,349
Urban Population
6,735
Rural Population

51.04%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
75.7%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
26.38%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

11 Crowley, Colorado

5,823
Total Population
0
Urban Population
5,823
Rural Population

53.48%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
53.48%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

10 Washington, Colorado

4,814
Total Population
0
Urban Population
4,814
Rural Population

55.75%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
55.75%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

9 Moffat, Colorado

13,795
Total Population
12,187
Urban Population
1,608
Rural Population

58.87%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
41.54%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
76.2%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

8 Park, Colorado

16,206
Total Population
0
Urban Population
16,206
Rural Population

59.36%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
59.36%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

7 Mineral, Colorado

712
Total Population
0
Urban Population
712
Rural Population

95.75%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
95.75%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

6 Lake, Colorado

7,310
Total Population
7,310
Urban Population
0
Rural Population

97.24%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
97.24%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

5 Saguache, Colorado

6,108
Total Population
0
Urban Population
6,108
Rural Population

97.58%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
97.58%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

4 San Juan, Colorado

699
Total Population
0
Urban Population
699
Rural Population

99.24%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
99.24%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

3 Costilla, Colorado

3,524
Total Population
0
Urban Population
3,524
Rural Population

99.94%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
99.94%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

2 Hinsdale, Colorado

843
Total Population
0
Urban Population
843
Rural Population

100%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
100%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units

1 Kiowa, Colorado

1,398
Total Population
0
Urban Population
1,398
Rural Population

100%
Rate of Total Population With Low Access
%
Rate of Total Urban Population With Low Access
100%
Rate of Rural Population With Low Access
Population
Urbanization
Housing Units


Source: Economic Research Service (ERS) of the United States Department of Agriculture

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