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Capulin, Colorado - Basic Facts

Capulin is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Capulin Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Conejos County at latitude 37.2839 and longitude -106.1114. Conejos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,821 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Capulin Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 199
Population in Households 199
Population in Familes 171
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 210
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 11 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $154,167
Average Home Value $221,825


Median Household Income $37,560
Average Household Income $44,037
Per Capita Income $17,265
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.12% 0.1%
Households 0.0% 0.51%
Families 1.33% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Capulin, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Capulin 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 # 354 23rd
Population Density1 # 357 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 30 94th
Median Household Income # 391 15th
Per Capita Income # 424 8th

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