The Watkins Census Designated Place had a population of 705 as of July 1, 2016. Watkins ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Watkins is located at latitude 39.7031 and longitude -104.5768 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Watkins Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 27.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,525 feet.
The Watkins Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: ) has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""
Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Watkins Census Designated Place is located within East Arapahoe Division of Adams County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Watkins population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Watkins: Box Elder.
|Population in Households||705|
|Population in Familes||615|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.7|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||266 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||231 (86.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||30 (11.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$380,102|
|Average Home Value||$393,506|
|Median Household Income||$78,086|
|Average Household Income||$102,807|
|Per Capita Income||$35,152|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.81%|
|Per Capita Income||1.66%|
The table below compares Watkins to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 246||47th|
|Population Density1||# 441||4th|
|Diversity Index2||# 175||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 90||81st|
|Per Capita Income||# 129||72nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.