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Baca County, CO


Designated Market Area: Colorado Springs-Pueblo, CO
USDA County Type (2015): Farming
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Aging Farmlands

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2022 population: 3,432   ( 356 from 2010)
Land area: 2555.0 square miles
Population density: 1.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:2,799 81.56% 15.8%
Black:351.02% 75.0%
Indian:591.72% 51.3%
Asian:120.35% 100.0%
2+ races:902.62% 95.7%
Hispanic:43712.73% 25.6%
Total non-White:63318.44% 36.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:81 11.5
Deaths:17825.4
Net Migration: 131.9
Net Immigration: 81.1
Change in White population:-524 -13.8
Change in Non-White pop.:168 4.4




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
3,788
3,32387.72%
200.53%
391.03%
60.16%
461.21%
3489.19%
46512.28%

2000
4,517
4,08490.41%
10.02%
461.02%
110.24%
581.28%
3177.02%
4339.59%

1990
4,556
4,25893.46%
20.04%
581.27%
40.09%
n/a
2345.14%
2986.54%

1980
5,419
5,05193.21%
00.00%
80.15%
200.37%
n/a
3386.24%
3686.79%

1970
5,674
5,28293.09%
90.16%
420.74%
30.05%
n/a
3215.66%
392 6.91%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
351 7.8
56212.4
-586-13.0
60.1
-761 -16.8
32 0.7
1990's
NumberRate
442 9.7
60513.3
-152-3.3
541.2
-174 -3.8
135 3.0
1980's
NumberRate
770 14.2
546 10.1
-1,099 -20.3
n/a
-793 -14.6
-70 -1.3
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-650 -11.5
n/a
-231 -4.1
-24 -0.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Baca County, CO

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
42.0
777 22.6%
2,655 77.4%
835 24.3%
1,586
2.15
910 57.4%
742 81.5%
71 7.8%
676 42.6%

2010
NumberPercent
47.4
814 21.5%
2,974 78.5%
911 24.0%
1,685
2.20
1,042 61.8%
861 82.6%
70 6.7%
643 38.2%

2000
NumberPercent
43.0
1,105 24.5%
3,412 75.5%
1,007 22.3%
1,907
2.32
1,280 67.1%
1,086 84.8%
90 7.0%
627 32.9%

1990
NumberPercent
39.2
1,155 25.4%
3,401 74.6%
941 20.7%
1,896
2.36
1,331 70.2%
1,206 90.6%
46 3.5%
565 29.8%

1980
NumberPercent
32.7
1,560 28.8%
3,859 71.2%
755 13.9%
2,059
2.63
1,571 76.3%
1,415 90.1%
56 3.6%
488 23.7%

2022 Housing Data for Baca County, CO

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units1,985 
Median Value$119,700 
Occupied1,58679.9%
Vacant39920.1%
Owned1,16973.7%
Rented41726.3%
Median Rent$474 
Single-Family Units1,61281.2%
    Detached1,60480.8%
    Attached80.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units1055.3%
Mobile Homes1799.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Baca County, CO

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001006.3%
$10,000 to $14,99920312.8%
$15,000 to $19,999805.0%
$20,000 to $24,999935.9%
$25,000 to $29,9991348.4%
$30,000 to $34,999966.1%
$35,000 to $39,999654.1%
$40,000 to $44,999483.0%
$45,000 to $49,999573.6%
$50,000 to $59,9991298.1%
$60,000 to $74,999996.2%
$75,000 to $99,99917411.0%
$100,000 to $124,9991026.4%
$125,000 to $149,9991016.4%
$150,000 to $199,999523.3%
$200,000 or more533.3%
Median Household Income42,115 
Per Capita Income28,115 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state70 
Compared to U.S.79 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI18411.6%
Public Assistance875.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps31619.9%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed1,12066.6%
Unemployed231.4%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force1,14368.0%
Not in Labor Force53932.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 33.4%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector34633351.0%
Non-Profit445644.0%
Self-Employed25013365.3%
Local Government10513643.6%
State Government412067.2%
Federal Government201066.7%
Total Private + Self59646656.1%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.21022248.6%
Total80668853.9%
Pct. Govt.22.2%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts37024.8%
Sales and Office Occupations17411.6%
Professional, Technical31621.2%
Service Occupations22314.9%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1016.8%
All others41127.5%
White Collar 57.6%
Industry
 Number%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting34022.8%
Health care and social assistance31120.8%
Educational services1469.8%
Construction1208.0%
Public administration976.5%
Retail trade916.1%
Other services654.4%
Manufacturing634.2%
Finance and insurance634.2%
Transportation and warehousing634.2%
Utilities463.1%
Professional, scientific, technical231.5%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.191.3%
Accommodation and food services171.1%
Wholesale trade100.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing80.5%
Information40.3%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction30.2%
Management30.2%
Arts, entertainment, recreation20.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Baca County, CO

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican38711.07%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American00.00%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic351.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Vietnamese501.43%
Filipino310.89%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English3,17795.5%
Spanish962.9%
Vietnamese300.9%
German, other Germanic120.4%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic80.2%
Arabic30.1%
French, Haitian, Cajun20.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German54515.6%
English45313.0%
Irish3209.2%
American2065.9%
European862.5%
French511.5%
Dutch481.4%
Scottish431.2%
Italian351.0%
Polish330.9%
Hungarian260.7%
Norwegian260.7%
Swedish250.7%
Scandinavian230.7%
Australian170.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen3,43798.3%
Not a citizen591.7%
Native3,37196.4%
Foreign-born1253.6%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Baca County, CO

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
109 4.4%246 9.8%771 30.8%768 30.7%444 17.7%166 6.6%
  Average years of education: 13.0
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 109 4.4%
9-12 Years 246 9.8%
H.S. Grad or GED 771 30.8%
Some College 768 30.7%
Bach. Degree 444 17.7%
Grad Degree 166 6.6%
Average years of education: 13.0

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Baca County, CO

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 2,034 1,996 38 1.9% 5.1%
1991 2,028 1,960 68 3.4% 5.3%
1992 2,051 1,979 72 3.5% 6.1%
1993 2,085 2,029 56 2.7% 5.4%
1994 2,054 2,002 52 2.5% 4.2%
1995 2,227 2,172 55 2.5% 4.0%
1996 2,277 2,229 48 2.1% 4.2%
1997 2,373 2,335 38 1.6% 3.4%
1998 2,449 2,399 50 2.0% 3.6%
1999 2,382 2,322 60 2.5% 3.0%
2000 2,105 2,044 61 2.9% 2.7%
2001 2,449 2,376 73 3.0% 3.8%
2002 2,544 2,458 86 3.4% 5.7%
2003 2,376 2,287 89 3.7% 6.1%
2004 2,364 2,278 86 3.6% 5.6%
2005 2,275 2,187 88 3.9% 5.1%
2006 2,439 2,365 74 3.0% 4.2%
2007 2,420 2,360 60 2.5% 3.7%
2008 2,256 2,179 77 3.4% 4.9%
2009 2,591 2,489 102 3.9% 7.9%
2010 2,074 1,967 107 5.2% 9.2%
2011 2,061 1,958 103 5.0% 8.7%
2012 2,008 1,916 92 4.6% 8.0%
2013 1,895 1,818 77 4.1% 6.7%
2014 1,925 1,872 53 2.8% 5.0%
2015 1,971 1,932 39 2.0% 3.7%
2016 2,093 2,059 34 1.6% 3.1%
2017 2,118 2,086 32 1.5% 2.6%
2018 2,166 2,129 37 1.7% 3.0%
2019 2,156 2,121 35 1.6% 2.7%
2020 2,132 2,082 50 2.3% 7.3%
2021 2,038 1,991 47 2.3% 5.4%
2022 2,062 2,026 36 1.7% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com