Capulin, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Capulin, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Capulin Census Designated Place had a population of 196 as of July 1, 2016. Capulin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Capulin is located at latitude 37.2819 and longitude -106.1049 in Conejos County. The formal boundaries for the Capulin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Conejos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,821 feet.

The Capulin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583218) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Capulin Census Designated Place is located within La Jara Division of Conejos County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Capulin 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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Capulin, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 196
Population in Households 196
Population in Familes 168
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 207
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (18.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $165,625
Average Home Value $241,102


Median Household Income $38,317
Average Household Income $50,171
Per Capita Income $19,457
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.32% -0.2%
Households -0.21% -0.26%
Families 0.61% -0.37%
Median Household Income   -0.13%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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, 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 # 356 22nd
Population Density1 # 358 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 36 92nd
Median Household Income # 376 18th
Per Capita Income # 411 10th

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