Calhan, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Calhan, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Calhan had a population of 818 as of July 1, 2018. Calhan ranks in the lower 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 Calhan is located at latitude 39.0344 and longitude -104.2991 in El Paso County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Calhan (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. El Paso County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,535 feet.

The Town of Calhan (GNIS ID: 2413149) 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 Calhan is located within Black Forest-Peyton Division of El Paso County.

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


Total Population 818
Population in Households 818
Population in Familes 708
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 939
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $58,743
Average Household Income $71,188
Per Capita Income $27,035


Total Housing Units 348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 252 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $247,101
Average Home Value $327,282


Total Households 325
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 243
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 0.58% 0.6%
Households 0.57% 0.61%
Families 1.73% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Calhan, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhan 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 # 238 48th
Population Density # 202 56th
Diversity Index # 375 19th
Median Household Income # 201 56th
Per Capita Income # 282 39th

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