San Luis, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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San Luis, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of San Luis had a population of 645 as of July 1, 2018. San Luis 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 San Luis is located at latitude 37.2023 and longitude -105.4225 in Costilla County. The formal boundaries for the Town of San Luis (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Costilla County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,982 feet.

The Town of San Luis (GNIS ID: 2413253) 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 San Luis is located within San Luis Division of Costilla County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for San Luis: Culebra, Plaza del Medio, San Luis de Culebra.

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San Luis, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 645
Population in Households 645
Population in Familes 485
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,153
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $20,796
Average Household Income $29,124
Per Capita Income $13,370


Total Housing Units 387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 163 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 129 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $90,730
Average Home Value $110,758


Total Households 292
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 168
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 0.3% 0.55%
Households 0.34% 0.54%
Families 0.07% 0.59%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

San Luis, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Luis 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 # 257 44th
Population Density # 167 64th
Diversity Index # 31 93rd
Median Household Income # 457 0th
Per Capita Income # 458 0th

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