Huerfano County CO Information


Huerfano County Subdivisions

Huerfano County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,796
Daytime Population: Workers 2,515
Daytime Population: Residents 4,186
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,701
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 6,631
Population in Familes 4,945
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density2 4
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $33,285
Average Household Income $51,445
Per Capita Income $24,439


Total Housing Units 5,187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,172 (41.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,008 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,007 (38.7%)
Median Home Value $155,420
Average Home Value $241,471


Total Households 3,180
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 1,825
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 0.17% 0.29%
Households 0.19% 0.31%
Families 0.11% 0.26%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   2.8%


Huerfano County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Huerfano County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 44 33rd
Population Density # 46 28th
Diversity Index # 17 75th
Median Household Income # 62 5th
Per Capita Income # 43 34th

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