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Census survey shows high education level in Routt County

More than 95 percent of those 25 and older in have finished high school

By the numbers

Per capita income from 2005 to 2007

Pitkin: $93,465

Routt: $49,890

Eagle: $49,635

San Miguel: $49,604

Summit: $43,452

La Plata: $38,263

Garfield: $37,453

Grand: $36,247

Gunnison: $32,426

Chaffee: $29,453

Sources: 2009 Routt County Livability Index, Routt County Economic Development Cooperative

By the numbers

Year — Population — Percent change over a decade

1910 — 799,024 — 48.0 percent

1920 — 939,629 — 17.6 percent

1930 — 1,035,791 — 10.2 percent

1940 — 1,123,296 — 8.4 percent

1950 — 1,325,089 — 18.0 percent

1960 — 1,753,947 — 32.4 percent

1970 — 2,207,259 — 25.8 percent

1980 — 2,889,964 — 30.9 percent

1990 — 3,294,394 — 14.0 percent

2000 — 4,301,261 — 30.6 percent

2010 — 5,029,196 16.9 percent

Source: U.S. Census Bureau