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La Veta, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of La Veta had a population of 835 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for La Veta is located at latitude 37.505 and longitude -105.0078 in Huerfano County. The formal boundaries for the Town of La Veta encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Huerfano County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,037 feet.

The Town of La Veta (GNIS ID: 2412857) 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 La Veta is located within La Veta Division of Huerfano County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Veta: Francisco Plaza, Francisco Ranch.

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La Veta, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

La Veta, CO Housing Affordability Index is 71
State of Colorado Housing Affordability Index is 97
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

La Veta, CO Wealth Index is 41
State of Colorado Wealth Index is 111
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 835
Population in Households 835
Population in Families 612
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 611
Diversity Index1 36
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,448
Average Household Income $46,882
Per Capita Income $23,872
Wealth Index3 41

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 549 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 113 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $234,036
Housing Affordability Index2 71
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 436
Average Household Size 1.92
Family Households 241
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.46% 0.24%
Households 0.54% 0.27%
Families 0.89% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.44%

La Veta, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Veta to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 235 49th
Population Density # 263 43rd
Diversity Index # 218 53rd
Median Household Income # 440 4th
Per Capita Income # 382 17th

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