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Pueblo West, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Pueblo West Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pueblo County at latitude 38.3587 and longitude -104.7534. Pueblo County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,066 feet.

The formal official name is the Pueblo West Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Pueblo West, Colorado.

The U5 Census Class Code for Pueblo West indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Pueblo West Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 70.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 30,060
Population in Households 29,947
Population in Familes 26,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density1 427
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 10,936
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 8,530
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,551 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,638 (74.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,298 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 615 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $200,536
Average Home Value $217,182


Median Household Income $61,598
Average Household Income $75,583
Per Capita Income $27,598
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.33% 0.49%
Households 0.48% 0.57%
Families 0.35% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.95%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


Pueblo West, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pueblo West 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 # 29 94th
Population Density1 # 293 36th
Diversity Index2 # 139 70th
Median Household Income # 143 69th
Per Capita Income # 202 56th

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