Bonanza, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bonanza, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Bonanza is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Saguache County at latitude 38.2966 and longitude -106.1419. Saguache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,478 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Bonanza 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 Bonanza (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Bonanza, CO Boundary Map


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


Total Population 17
Population in Households 17
Population in Familes 13
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 11
Average Household Size 1.55
Family Households 7
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 45 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8 (17.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3 ( 6.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (75.6%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $96,429


Median Household Income $41,089
Average Household Income $60,833
Per Capita Income $25,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.44% 0.0%
Households 2.27% 0.0%
Families 22.06% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   3.89%
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.


Bonanza, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bonanza 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 # 451 2nd
Population Density1 # 431 6th
Diversity Index2 # 191 58th
Median Household Income # 350 24th
Per Capita Income # 248 46th

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