Costilla County, CO

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2020 Population
3,810
1.74% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
49.6
4.43% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
26.6%
2.76% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$34,732
12.2% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$123,600
9.38% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Costilla County, CO had a population of 3.81k people with a median age of 49.6 and a median household income of $34,732. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Costilla County, CO grew from 3,745 to 3,810, a 1.74% increase and its median household income grew from $30,965 to $34,732, a 12.2% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Costilla County, CO are White (Hispanic) (43.1%), White (Non-Hispanic) (33.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (12%), Other (Hispanic) (4.28%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.44%).

None of the households in Costilla County, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

96.1% of the residents in Costilla County, CO are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Costilla County, CO was $123,600, and the homeownership rate was 73.6%.

Most people in Costilla County, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Costilla County, CO was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Costilla County, CO is home to a population of 3.81k people, from which 96.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 6.22% of Costilla County, CO residents were born outside of the country (237 people).

In 2020, there were 1.28 times more White (Hispanic) residents (1.64k people) in Costilla County, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.28k White (Non-Hispanic) and 458 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

96.1%
2020 Citizenship
94.7%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 96.1% of Costilla County, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Costilla County, CO was 94.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Costilla County, CO
  1. White (Hispanic)
    1.64k ± 206
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.28k ± 12
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    458 ± 201
61.4%
Hispanic Population
2.34k people

In 2020, there were 1.28 times more White (Hispanic) residents (1.64k people) in Costilla County, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.28k White (Non-Hispanic) and 458 Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

61.4% of the people in Costilla County, CO are hispanic (2.34k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Costilla County, CO as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

6.22%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
237 people
9.21%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
345 people

As of 2020, 6.22% of Costilla County, CO residents (237 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Costilla County, CO was 9.21%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    152 ± 53
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    80 ± 48
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    29 ± 22

Costilla County, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.9 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Costilla County, CO employs 1.32k people. The largest industries in Costilla County, CO are Retail Trade (177 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (169 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (161 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($60,893), Health Care & Social Assistance ($50,529), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($46,618).

Occupations

1.32k
2020 Value
± 187
−5.02%
1 Year decline
± 20.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Costilla County, CO declined at a rate of −5.02%, from 1.39k employees to 1.32k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Costilla County, CO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (245 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (122 people), and Management Occupations (120 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Costilla County, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.32k
2020 Value
± 187
−5.02%
1 Year decline
± 20.4%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Costilla County, CO declined at a rate of −5.02%, from 1.39k employees to 1.32k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Costilla County, CO, are Retail Trade (177 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (169 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (161 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Costilla County, CO, though some of these residents may live in Costilla County, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$30,708
Median earning men ± $5,987
$22,955
Median earning women ± $9,701

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Information ($62,321), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($51,985), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($47,986).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($41,333), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($37,292), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($36,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 19
    Retail Trade
  2. 14
    Manufacturing
  3. 9
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23.8B
  2. $20.7B
  3. $16.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23.8B, followed by Coal-n.e.c. ($20.7B) and Machinery ($16.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Colorado products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$221B
2020 Value in Colorado
$434B
Projected 2050 Value in Colorado
96.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Colorado trade was $221B. This is expected to increase 96.6% to $434B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Colorado trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Colorado to other states, or from other states to Colorado.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $10.3B
  2. $10.2B
  3. $9.13B

In 2020, the top outbound Colorado domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $10.3B, followed by Texas with $10.2B and Wyoming and $9.13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Colorado shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Costilla County, CO went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 62.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (35.4%), followed by Other (1.29%).

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.768% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.751% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were Bachelors Degree (1.08M), Some college (1.01M), and High School or Equivalent (1M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Costilla County, CO was $123,600 in 2020, which is 0.538 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $113,000 to $123,600, a 9.38% increase. The homeownership rate in Costilla County, CO is 73.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Costilla County, CO have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Costilla County, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$123,600
Median Property Value 2020
±$28,654
$1,192
Median Property Taxes
±$133

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Costilla County, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Costilla County, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

73.6%
Homeownership
2020
66.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 73.6% of the housing units in Costilla County, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9726
  2. Census Tract 9727

The following map shows all of the tracts in Costilla County, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$34,732
Median Household Income
± $5,824
1.62k
Number of Households
± 184

In 2020, the median household income of the 1.62k households in Costilla County, CO grew to $34,732 from the previous year's value of $30,965.

The following chart displays the households in Costilla County, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Costilla County, CO is from Colorado.
0.467
2020 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.468
2019 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2020, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.264% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (65.7%)
  2. Carpooled (23.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.19%)

In 2020, 65.7% of workers in Costilla County, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (23.5%) and those who worked at home (6.19%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Costilla County, CO have a shorter commute time (23.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 3.47% of the workforce in Costilla County, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Costilla County, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Costilla County, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Costilla County, CO (1.01k out of 3.81k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Costilla County, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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88.8% of the population of Costilla County, CO has health coverage, with 16.6% on employee plans, 38.4% on Medicaid, 18% on Medicare, 13.8% on non-group plans, and 1.97% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Colorado was $6,804 in 2014. This is a 5.13% increase from the previous year ($6,472).

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Colorado, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Colorado across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.2% under 18 years, 18.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 26.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

11.2%
Uninsured
16.6%
Employer Coverage
38.4%
Medicaid
18%
Medicare
13.8%
Non-Group
1.97%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Costilla County, CO declined by 2.85% from 11.5% to 11.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Costilla County, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 24.7% in Costilla County, CO.

The graphic shows the trend of the indicator in Costilla County, CO.

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