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Crestone, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Crestone had a population of 126 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Crestone is located at latitude 37.9945 and longitude -105.6963 in Saguache County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Crestone (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Saguache County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 7,930 feet.

The Town of Crestone (GNIS ID: 2412387) 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 Crestone is located within Saguache Division of Saguache County.

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


Total Population 126
Population in Households 126
Population in Familes 76
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 334
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $33,215
Average Household Income $50,067
Per Capita Income $28,202


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 51 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (14.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (37.1%)
Median Home Value $278,125
Average Home Value $310,294


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 1.91
Family Households 28
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% 0.16%
Households 0.0% 0.3%
Families -1.97% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Crestone, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crestone 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 # 394 14th
Population Density # 326 29th
Diversity Index # 307 33rd
Median Household Income # 431 6th
Per Capita Income # 253 45th

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