Calhan, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Calhan, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Calhan had a population of 795 as of July 1, 2015. Calhan ranks in the lower 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 Calhan is located at latitude 39.0344 and longitude -104.2991 in El Paso County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Calhan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. El Paso County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,535 feet.

The Town of Calhan 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 Calhan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Calhan, CO Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 795
Population in Households 795
Population in Familes 687
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 917
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 320
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 356 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 239 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $173,370
Average Home Value $197,176
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,412
Average Household Income $67,298
Per Capita Income $25,732
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.6%
Households 0.61% 0.74%
Families 2.4% 0.58%
Median Household Income   4.09%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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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Calhan, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhan 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 # 233 49th
Population Density1 # 198 57th
Diversity Index2 # 374 19th
Median Household Income # 187 59th
Per Capita Income # 270 41st

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