The Fort Garland Census Designated Place had a population of 533 as of July 1, 2020. Fort Garland 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 Fort Garland is located at latitude 37.4289 and longitude -105.4339 in Costilla County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Garland Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Costilla County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,943 feet.
The Fort Garland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408238) 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 Fort Garland Census Designated Place is located within Blanca Division of Costilla County.
|Total Population||533 (100%)|
|Population in Households||533 (100.0%)|
|Population in Families||439 (82.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||0|
|Median Household Income||$36,487|
|Average Household Income||$55,742|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,010|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||230 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||159 (69.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||48 (20.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||22 ( 9.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$176,000|
|Average Home Value||$217,188|
|Housing Affordability Index3||136|
|Average Household Size||2.56|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.83%|
|Per Capita Income||2.69%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.47%|
The table below compares Fort Garland to the other 459 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 281||39th|
|Population Density||# 130||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 433||6th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 268||58th|
|Per Capita Income||# 371||19th|
|Diversity Index||# 20||96th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.