Pagosa Springs, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Pagosa Springs, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Pagosa Springs had a population of 1,932 as of July 1, 2018. Pagosa Springs ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pagosa Springs is located at latitude 37.2636 and longitude -107.0035 in Archuleta County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pagosa Springs (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Archuleta County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,126 feet.

The Town of Pagosa Springs (GNIS ID: 2413099) 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 Pagosa Springs is located within Pagosa Springs Division of Archuleta County.

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Pagosa Springs, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,932
Population in Households 1,905
Population in Familes 1,574
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 397
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $55,370
Average Household Income $89,889
Per Capita Income $39,062


Total Housing Units 1,039 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 556 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 259 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 225 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $379,323
Average Home Value $512,837


Total Households 814
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 566
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.37% 1.38%
Households 1.57% 1.43%
Families 3.01% 1.38%
Median Household Income   0.73%
Per Capita Income   1.0%

Pagosa Springs, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pagosa Springs to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 168 64th
Population Density # 308 33rd
Diversity Index # 109 76th
Median Household Income # 233 49th
Per Capita Income # 114 75th

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