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Walsh, Colorado - Basic Facts

Walsh is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Walsh.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Baca County at latitude 37.3861 and longitude -102.2782. Baca County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,953 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Walsh (see map) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Walsh, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 533
Population in Households 514
Population in Familes 397
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 1,192
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 248
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 142
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 103 (29.3%)
Median Home Value $170,833
Average Home Value $217,059


Median Household Income $41,505
Average Household Income $54,344
Per Capita Income $24,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.57% -0.72%
Households -0.28% -0.57%
Families 0.85% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.14%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Walsh, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walsh to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 276 40th
Population Density1 # 153 67th
Diversity Index2 # 152 67th
Median Household Income # 343 25th
Per Capita Income # 280 39th

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