Baca County CO Information


Baca County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,709
Population in Households 3,627
Population in Familes 2,885
Population in Group Qrtrs 82
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 1,674
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 1,031
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,246 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,164 (51.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 510 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 572 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $145,288
Average Home Value $188,424


Median Household Income $37,165
Average Household Income $47,999
Per Capita Income $21,840
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.68%
Households -0.12% -0.54%
Families -0.2% -0.59%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.


Baca County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baca 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 # 55 16th
Population Density1 # 59 9th
Diversity Index2 # 44 33rd
Median Household Income # 56 14th
Per Capita Income # 52 20th

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