Alamosa County CO Information


Alamosa County Subdivisions

Alamosa County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 17,017
Daytime Population: Workers 9,542
Daytime Population: Residents 9,742
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,284
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.13
Population in Households 15,744
Population in Familes 12,396
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,273
Population Density2 24
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $37,374
Average Household Income $51,287
Per Capita Income $20,310


Total Housing Units 6,984 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,691 (52.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,689 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 604 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $146,420
Average Home Value $174,106


Total Households 6,380
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,018
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.35% 0.75%
Households 0.86% 0.75%
Families 0.8% 0.71%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.99%


Alamosa County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alamosa County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 30 55th
Population Density # 21 69th
Diversity Index # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 54 17th
Per Capita Income # 59 9th

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