Cotopaxi, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Cotopaxi, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Cotopaxi Census Designated Place had a population of 49 as of July 1, 2018. Cotopaxi ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Cotopaxi is located at latitude 38.3728 and longitude -105.6855 in Fremont County. The formal boundaries for the Cotopaxi Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fremont County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,361 feet.

The Cotopaxi Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583227) 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 Cotopaxi Census Designated Place is located within Cotopaxi Division of Fremont County.

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


Total Population 49
Population in Households 49
Population in Familes 41
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 171
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $43,164
Average Household Income $60,891
Per Capita Income $27,234


Total Housing Units 46 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 8.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (43.5%)
Median Home Value $310,000
Average Home Value $369,565


Total Households 26
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 18
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.51% 0.4%
Households 0.48% 0.76%
Families 0.7% 1.09%
Median Household Income   4.12%
Per Capita Income   4.5%

Cotopaxi, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cotopaxi 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 # 436 5th
Population Density # 372 19th
Diversity Index # 421 8th
Median Household Income # 341 26th
Per Capita Income # 279 39th

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