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The Watkins CDP(1) had a population of 716 as of July 1, 2022. Watkins ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Watkins is located at latitude 39.7453 and longitude -104.6075 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the Watkins Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 27.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,525 feet.
The Watkins Census Designated Place has a U5 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""
Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Watkins Census Designated Place is located within North Aurora Division of Adams County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Watkins: Box Elder.
|Total Population||716 (100%)|
|Population in Households||716 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||619 (86.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$116,282|
|Average Household Income||$144,623|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||26%|
|Per Capita Income||$48,663|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||260 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||248 (95.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||8 ( 3.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||4 ( 1.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$574,367|
|Average Home Value||$570,565|
|Housing Affordability Index3||106|
|Average Household Size||2.80|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.06%|
|Per Capita Income||1.83%|
|Owner Occupied HU||10.25%|
The table below compares Watkins to the other 482 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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.
|Total Population||# 251||48th|
|Population Density||# 465||4th|
|Median Household Income||# 71||85th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 290||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 149||69th|
|Diversity Index||# 126||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.