Trinidad, CO Profile: Facts & Data

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Trinidad, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Trinidad had a population of 8,922 as of July 1, 2018. Trinidad ranks in the upper 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 Trinidad is located at latitude 37.1732 and longitude -104.4903 in Las Animas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Trinidad (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Las Animas County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 6,033 feet.

The City of Trinidad (GNIS ID: 2412094) 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 City of Trinidad is located within Trinidad Division of Las Animas County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Trinidad: Rio de las Animas, Santisima Trinidad.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,922
Population in Households 8,447
Population in Familes 6,523
Population in Group Qrtrs 475
Population Density2 962
Diversity Index3 68
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,186
Average Household Income $50,402
Per Capita Income $21,467

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,279 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,423 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 661 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $144,191
Average Home Value $173,442
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,702
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,203
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.23% -0.04%
Households -0.23% -0.04%
Families -0.36% -0.12%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.33%

Trinidad, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trinidad 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 # 76 84th
Population Density # 199 57th
Diversity Index # 59 87th
Median Household Income # 406 12th
Per Capita Income # 396 14th

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