El Moro, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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El Moro, Colorado - Basic Facts

The El Moro Census Designated Place had a population of 230 as of July 1, 2015. El Moro ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 El Moro is located at latitude 37.2466 and longitude -104.4531 in Las Animas County. The formal boundaries for the El Moro Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Las Animas County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,925 feet.

The El Moro Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583233) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The El Moro Census Designated Place is located within Trinidad Division of Las Animas County.

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

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


Total Population 230
Population in Households 221
Population in Familes 187
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $128,125
Average Home Value $151,623


Median Household Income $55,249
Average Household Income $64,415
Per Capita Income $25,332
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.35%
Households 0.99% 0.6%
Families 0.28% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.79%
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.


El Moro, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares El Moro 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 # 347 25th
Population Density1 # 444 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 107 77th
Median Household Income # 210 54th
Per Capita Income # 280 39th

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