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Aguilar, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Aguilar had a population of 517 as of July 1, 2016. Aguilar 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 Aguilar is located at latitude 37.4036 and longitude -104.655 in Las Animas County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Aguilar (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Las Animas County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,388 feet.

The Town of Aguilar (GNIS ID: 2412339) 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 Aguilar is located within Aguilar Division of Las Animas County.

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


Total Population 517
Population in Households 517
Population in Familes 404
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,318
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 223
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 290 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 169 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $126,250
Average Home Value $215,533


Median Household Income $37,668
Average Household Income $50,886
Per Capita Income $22,968
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.64% -0.63%
Households -0.7% -0.64%
Families -0.79% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Aguilar, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aguilar 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 # 277 40th
Population Density1 # 138 70th
Diversity Index2 # 80 83rd
Median Household Income # 387 16th
Per Capita Income # 352 23rd

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