Saguache County CO Information


Saguache County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 6,443
Population in Households 6,425
Population in Familes 5,002
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 64


Median Household Income $32,936
Average Household Income $48,223
Per Capita Income $21,021


Total Housing Units 3,955 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,004 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 799 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,152 (29.1%)
Median Home Value $164,252
Average Home Value $237,575


Total Households 2,803
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 1,693
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.65% 0.72%
Households 0.73% 0.77%
Families 0.63% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   2.1%


Saguache County CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saguache County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents 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 # 46 30th
Population Density # 55 14th
Diversity Index # 16 77th
Median Household Income # 63 3rd
Per Capita Income # 57 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.