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Ignacio, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Ignacio had a population of 805 as of July 1, 2019. Ignacio ranks in the upper 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 Ignacio is located at latitude 37.115 and longitude -107.6331 in La Plata County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ignacio encompass a land area of 0.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. La Plata County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,453 feet.

The Town of Ignacio (GNIS ID: 2412787) 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 Ignacio is located within Ignacio Division of La Plata County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ignacio, CO Housing Affordability Index is 156
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

Ignacio, CO Wealth Index is 47
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 805
Population in Households 791
Population in Families 624
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density 1,864
Diversity Index1 83
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,481
Average Household Income $63,472
Per Capita Income $24,017
Wealth Index3 47

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (41.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 (50.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $191,250
Housing Affordability Index2 156
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 321
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 199
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 1.18% 1.12%
Households 1.14% 1.04%
Families 0.97% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

Ignacio, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ignacio 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 # 239 48th
Population Density # 89 81st
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 281 39th
Per Capita Income # 379 17th

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