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Mancos, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Mancos is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Montezuma County at latitude 37.3466 and longitude -108.2939. Montezuma County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,027 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Mancos, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mancos, Colorado.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mancos indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Mancos (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,425
Population in Households 1,390
Population in Familes 1,075
Population in Group Qrtrs 35
Population Density1 2,218
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 585
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 364
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 398 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 186 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $223,421
Average Home Value $250,000


Median Household Income $47,442
Average Household Income $57,374
Per Capita Income $25,287
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.53% 1.26%
Households 1.64% 1.43%
Families 3.08% 1.34%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.

Mancos, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mancos 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 # 184 60th
Population Density1 # 63 86th
Diversity Index2 # 226 51st
Median Household Income # 272 41st
Per Capita Income # 253 45th

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