Flagler, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Flagler, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Flagler had a population of 582 as of July 1, 2016. Flagler 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 Flagler is located at latitude 39.2955 and longitude -103.0767 in Kit Carson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Flagler (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kit Carson County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,941 feet.

The Town of Flagler (GNIS ID: 2412628) 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 Flagler is located within Flagler Division of Kit Carson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Flagler population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Flagler: Malowe.

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


Total Population 582
Population in Households 582
Population in Familes 425
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 456
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 284
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (29.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $90,385
Average Home Value $118,886


Median Household Income $29,814
Average Household Income $45,308
Per Capita Income $22,189
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.31%
Households 0.87% 0.49%
Families 1.19% 0.51%
Median Household Income   0.75%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Flagler, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Flagler 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 # 267 42nd
Population Density1 # 289 37th
Diversity Index2 # 456 1st
Median Household Income # 443 3rd
Per Capita Income # 363 21st

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