San Luis, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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San Luis, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of San Luis had a population of 624 as of July 1, 2015. San Luis ranks in 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 San Luis is located at latitude 37.2023 and longitude -105.4225 in Costilla County. The formal boundaries for the Town of San Luis (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Costilla County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,982 feet.

The Town of San Luis (GNIS ID: 2413253) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with San Luis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for San Luis: Culebra, Plaza del Medio, San Luis de Culebra.

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San Luis, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 624
Population in Households 624
Population in Familes 468
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,115
Diversity Index2 73
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 283
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 163
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141 (36.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $103,846
Average Home Value $125,704
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $22,161
Average Household Income $29,587
Per Capita Income $13,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.36%
Households -0.07% -0.21%
Families -0.46% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

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San Luis, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Luis to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 260 43rd
Population Density1 # 165 64th
Diversity Index2 # 32 93rd
Median Household Income # 457 0th
Per Capita Income # 451 2nd

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