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Valdez, Colorado - Basic Facts

Valdez is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Valdez Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Las Animas County at latitude 37.1222 and longitude -104.7019. Las Animas County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,489 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Valdez Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Also See: Trinidad, CO ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Valdez, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valdez to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 437 5th
Population Density1 # 439 4th
Diversity Index2 # 114 75th
Median Household Income # 369 20th
Per Capita Income # 279 39th

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

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Valdez, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 45
Population in Households 45
Population in Familes 36
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 58
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 22
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 15
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 26 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $160,938
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,362
Average Household Income $56,134
Per Capita Income $24,795
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.02% -1.37%
Households -1.04% -0.93%
Families 3.42% -1.37%
Median Household Income   1.81%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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.

Information Updates

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