Saguache County CO Information


Saguache County Subdivisions

Saguache County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 6,409
Population in Households 6,391
Population in Familes 4,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 2,791
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,693
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,080 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,844 (45.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 947 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,289 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $157,598
Average Home Value $221,990


Median Household Income $35,158
Average Household Income $56,278
Per Capita Income $24,531
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.92%
Households 1.07% 1.06%
Families 0.99% 1.03%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
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.


Saguache County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saguache County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 46 30th
Population Density1 # 55 16th
Diversity Index2 # 15 78th
Median Household Income # 61 6th
Per Capita Income # 36 45th

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