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Manassa, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Manassa is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Conejos County at latitude 37.1738 and longitude -105.9373. Conejos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,687 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Manassa, but most people and references simply refer to it as Manassa, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Manassa indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Manassa (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 980
Population in Households 980
Population in Familes 848
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,052
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 365
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 256
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 425 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 293 (68.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $132,407
Average Home Value $161,387


Median Household Income $31,258
Average Household Income $42,460
Per Capita Income $14,966
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.26% -0.04%
Households -0.06% 0.11%
Families 0.18% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.


Manassa, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manassa 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 # 213 54th
Population Density1 # 176 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 62 87th
Median Household Income # 437 5th
Per Capita Income # 444 3rd

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