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Building Permit Counts in Colorado

Number of building permits by type for counties and municipalities in Colorado from 2010 to 2016 from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA).


NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
countyFipscountyfipscountyfipsTextAssigned to counties in alphabetical order so that Adams County has the lowest CountyFIPS code (001) and Yuma County has the highest CountyFIPS code (125). Code 999 indicates a multi-county place.
placeFipsplacefipsplacefipsTextAssigned to cities and towns in alphabetical order so that Aguilar has the lowest PlaceFIPS code (00760) and the City of Yuma has the highest PlaceFIPS code (86750).
areaareaareaTextThis variable provides the name of each place and indicates if you are looking at a “part” or the “total” for multi-county places. County names are in all-caps.
yearyearyearTextYear associated with collected data
cbBuildingPermitcbbuildingpermitcbbuildingpermitNumberRefers to the number of building permits reported by the Census Bureau each year
sdoBuildingPermitsdobuildingpermitsdobuildingpermitNumberIndicates the number of building permits reported by local governments to the State Demography Office
totalPopulationtotalpopulationtotalpopulationNumberIndicates the total population estimated as residing in a specific place
householdPopulationhouseholdpopulationhouseholdpopulationNumberThe estimated number of residents living in a place excluding those living in group quarters (like barracks, dorms, or prisons) . To get the group quarter population, use the difference between Total and Household population
personsPerHouseholdpersonsperhouseholdpersonsperhouseholdNumberThe number of residents estimated per housing unit; excludes group quarters populations.
totalHousingUnitstotalhousingunitstotalhousingunitsNumberThe estimated total number of housing units
occupiedHousingUnitsoccupiedhousingunitsoccupiedhousingunitsNumberThe estimated number of housing units that have someone living in them
vacantHousingUnitsvacanthousingunitsvacanthousingunitsNumberThe estimated number of housing units that have no one living in them
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