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Colona, Colorado - Basic Facts

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

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Ouray County at latitude 38.325 and longitude -107.7798. Ouray County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,384 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Colona Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Colona: Hotchkiss.

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


Total Population 32
Population in Households 32
Population in Familes 27
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 528
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 15
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 11
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 22 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (31.8%)
Median Home Value $450,000
Average Home Value $517,857


Median Household Income $59,689
Average Household Income $76,942
Per Capita Income $38,145
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.53% 1.22%
Households 1.64% 1.3%
Families 11.22% 1.76%
Median Household Income   1.09%
Per Capita Income   2.79%
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.


Colona, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colona 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 # 443 3rd
Population Density1 # 272 41st
Diversity Index2 # 441 4th
Median Household Income # 156 66th
Per Capita Income # 99 79th

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