Conejos County CO Information


Conejos County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,288
Population in Households 8,252
Population in Familes 7,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 3,122
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 2,175
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,293 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,323 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 799 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,171 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $119,682
Average Home Value $159,610


Median Household Income $33,961
Average Household Income $46,377
Per Capita Income $17,535
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.05%
Households 0.02% -0.07%
Families -0.01% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
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.


Conejos County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Conejos County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 40 39th
Population Density1 # 41 38th
Diversity Index2 # 5 94th
Median Household Income # 61 6th
Per Capita Income # 63 3rd

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