Alamosa County CO Information


Alamosa County Subdivisions

Alamosa County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 16,427
Population in Households 15,271
Population in Familes 12,039
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,156
Population Density1 23
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 6,307
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 3,975
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,908 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,606 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,701 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 601 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $155,463
Average Home Value $172,865


Median Household Income $37,791
Average Household Income $54,054
Per Capita Income $21,315
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.18% 0.69%
Households 0.97% 0.84%
Families 0.9% 0.8%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Alamosa County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alamosa County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 30 55th
Population Density1 # 21 69th
Diversity Index2 # 2 97th
Median Household Income # 55 16th
Per Capita Income # 54 17th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.