Capulin, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Capulin, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Capulin Census Designated Place had a population of 190 as of July 1, 2017. Capulin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Capulin is located at latitude 37.2819 and longitude -106.1049 in Conejos County. The formal boundaries for the Capulin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Conejos County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,821 feet.

The Capulin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583218) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Capulin Census Designated Place is located within La Jara Division of Conejos County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Capulin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 190
Daytime Population: Workers 25
Daytime Population: Residents 115
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 140
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 189
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 201
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $37,916
Average Household Income $49,947
Per Capita Income $19,454


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $171,875
Average Home Value $245,339


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 52
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 -0.7% -0.97%
Households -0.72% -0.82%
Families 0.0% -1.18%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Capulin, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Capulin to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 357 22nd
Population Density # 362 21st
Diversity Index # 39 92nd
Median Household Income # 390 15th
Per Capita Income # 424 7th

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