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Walsh, Colorado - Basic Facts

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The Town of Walsh had a population of 524 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Walsh is located at latitude 37.3861 and longitude -102.2799 in Baca County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Walsh (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Baca County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,953 feet.

The Town of Walsh (GNIS ID: 2413444) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Walsh is located within Walsh Division of Baca County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Walsh population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Walsh, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 524
Population in Households 506
Population in Familes 391
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1,172
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 350 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168 (48.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 (30.3%)
Median Home Value $76,613
Average Home Value $88,393


Median Household Income $36,819
Average Household Income $48,386
Per Capita Income $22,187
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.66% -0.62%
Households -0.45% -0.58%
Families 0.35% -0.58%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 276 40th
Population Density1 # 155 66th
Diversity Index2 # 144 69th
Median Household Income # 399 13th
Per Capita Income # 364 21st

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