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Laird, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Laird Census Designated Place had a population of 47 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Laird is located at latitude 40.0825 and longitude -102.1035 in Yuma County. The formal boundaries for the Laird Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yuma County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,405 feet.

The Laird Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583256) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Laird Census Designated Place is located within Wray Division of Yuma County.


Laird, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 47 (100%)
Population in Households 47 (100.0%)
Population in Families 42 (89.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 313
Diversity Index2 43


Median Household Income $54,181
Average Household Income $72,372
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $26,177
Wealth Index5 64


Total HU (Housing Units) 34 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $237,500
Average Home Value $528,333
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 24
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 19
Average Family Size 2
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.0% -0.43%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.33% -1.08%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


Laird, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laird to the other 459 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 437 5th
Population Density # 330 28th
Median Household Income # 290 37th
Housing Affordability Index # 63 14th
Per Capita Income # 345 25th
Diversity Index # 182 61st

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