Costilla County CO Information


Costilla County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 3,640
Daytime Population: Workers 1,109
Daytime Population: Residents 2,174
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,283
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 3,640
Population in Familes 2,895
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 3
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $30,707
Average Household Income $46,854
Per Capita Income $20,441


Total Housing Units 2,711 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,183 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 405 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,123 (41.4%)
Median Home Value $103,649
Average Home Value $137,849


Total Households 1,588
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 995
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 0.45% 0.48%
Households 0.33% 0.41%
Families 0.27% 0.38%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   3.0%


Costilla County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Costilla 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 # 55 16th
Population Density # 50 22nd
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 64 2nd
Per Capita Income # 58 11th

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