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Trinidad, Colorado - Basic Facts

The City of Trinidad had a population of 8,156 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Trinidad population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 8,156
Daytime Population: Workers 4,765
Daytime Population: Residents 4,577
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,342
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 7,679
Population in Familes 5,899
Population in Group Qrtrs 477
Population Density2 879
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $36,472
Average Household Income $51,389
Per Capita Income $21,733


Total Housing Units 4,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,004 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,341 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,011 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $146,117
Average Home Value $173,303


Total Households 3,344
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 1,995
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 -1.49% -1.4%
Households -1.65% -1.54%
Families -1.77% -1.6%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.41%

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, 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 # 78 83rd
Population Density # 206 55th
Diversity Index # 59 87th
Median Household Income # 411 10th
Per Capita Income # 384 16th

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