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Crestone, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Crestone had a population of 129 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Crestone is located at latitude 37.9945 and longitude -105.6963 in Saguache County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Crestone (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Saguache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,930 feet.

The Town of Crestone (GNIS ID: 2412387) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Crestone is located within Saguache Division of Saguache County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crestone population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Crestone, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 129
Population in Households 129
Population in Familes 78
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 342
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 1.93
Family Households 29
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (38.5%)
Median Home Value $271,429
Average Home Value $320,313


Median Household Income $35,782
Average Household Income $50,135
Per Capita Income $27,583
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.31%
Households 0.24% 0.3%
Families -2.05% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
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.

Crestone, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crestone to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 391 15th
Population Density1 # 320 30th
Diversity Index2 # 286 38th
Median Household Income # 412 10th
Per Capita Income # 231 50th

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