Costilla County CO Information


Costilla County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,652
Population in Households 3,652
Population in Familes 2,907
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3
Diversity Index2 76


Total Households 1,588
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 998
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,743 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,184 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 404 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,155 (42.1%)
Median Home Value $99,161
Average Home Value $134,164


Median Household Income $29,973
Average Household Income $45,164
Per Capita Income $19,639
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.49%
Households 0.39% 0.38%
Families 0.36% 0.36%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.


Costilla County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Costilla 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 # 56 14th
Population Density1 # 51 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 64 2nd
Per Capita Income # 59 9th

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