Valdez, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Valdez, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Valdez Census Designated Place had a population of 44 as of July 1, 2017. Valdez 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 Valdez is located at latitude 37.1258 and longitude -104.6729 in Las Animas County. The formal boundaries for the Valdez Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Las Animas County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,489 feet.

The Valdez Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583310) 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 Valdez Census Designated Place is located within Weston Division of Las Animas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Valdez population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Valdez, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 44
Daytime Population: Workers 60
Daytime Population: Residents 22
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 82
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.86
Population in Households 44
Population in Familes 35
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 27
Diversity Index3 61
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,791
Average Household Income $61,291
Per Capita Income $27,055

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 25 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $221,875
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 21
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 14
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.91% -1.4%
Households -1.25% -0.97%
Families 1.03% -1.47%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

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, 2017 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 # 438 5th
Population Density # 440 4th
Diversity Index # 98 79th
Median Household Income # 304 34th
Per Capita Income # 276 40th

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