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Westcliffe, Colorado - Basic Facts

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The Town of Westcliffe had a population of 585 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Westcliffe is located at latitude 38.1342 and longitude -105.4653 in Custer County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Westcliffe (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Custer County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,867 feet.

The Town of Westcliffe (GNIS ID: 2413471) 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.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Westcliffe is located within Westcliffe Division of Custer County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 585
Population in Households 516
Population in Familes 415
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density1 474
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 208
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 133
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (30.4%)
Median Home Value $246,591
Average Home Value $299,214
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,168
Average Household Income $58,930
Per Capita Income $26,211
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.61%
Households 0.63% 0.66%
Families 1.39% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

Westcliffe, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westcliffe 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 # 266 42nd
Population Density1 # 285 38th
Diversity Index2 # 288 37th
Median Household Income # 313 32nd
Per Capita Income # 272 41st

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