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Calhan, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Calhan had a population of 813 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Calhan 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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Calhan, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 813
Daytime Population: Workers 626
Daytime Population: Residents 371
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 997
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 813
Population in Familes 702
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 933
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $59,631
Average Household Income $72,798
Per Capita Income $27,646


Total Housing Units 355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 243 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $229,297
Average Home Value $291,975


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 242
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 0.57% 0.46%
Households 0.57% 0.49%
Families 1.91% 0.41%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   3.15%

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, 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 # 236 49th
Population Density # 198 57th
Diversity Index # 374 18th
Median Household Income # 188 59th
Per Capita Income # 254 45th

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