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Conejos County, CO


Designated Market Area: Denver, CO-NE-WY
USDA County Type (2015): Farming
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Hispanic Centers

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2022 population: 7,579   ( 677 from 2010)
Land area: 1287.4 square miles
Population density: 5.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:3,486 46.00% 1.0%
Black:570.75% 375.0%
Indian:781.03% 66.0%
Asian:470.62% 113.6%
2+ races:1131.49% 41.2%
Hispanic:3,79850.11% 17.8%
Total non-White:4,09354.00% 14.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:232 15.5
Deaths:26918.0
Net Migration: 15310.2
Net Immigration: 10.1
Change in White population:35 0.4
Change in Non-White pop.:-712 -8.6




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
8,256
3,45141.80%
120.15%
470.57%
220.27%
800.97%
4,62055.96%
4,80558.20%

2000
8,400
3,29839.26%
90.11%
610.73%
130.15%
620.74%
4,94958.92%
5,10260.74%

1990
7,453
2,89738.87%
260.35%
130.17%
240.32%
n/a
4,49360.28%
4,55661.13%

1980
7,794
2,87336.86%
00.00%
290.37%
140.18%
n/a
4,78961.44%
4,92163.14%

1970
7,846
2,49831.84%
10.01%
30.04%
50.06%
n/a
5,30767.64%
5,348 68.16%

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

2000's
NumberRate
1,114 13.3
6577.8
-1,017-12.1
210.2
153 1.8
-297 -3.5
1990's
NumberRate
1,237 16.6
7409.9
1361.8
650.9
401 5.4
546 7.3
1980's
NumberRate
1,532 19.7
614 7.9
-1,246 -16.0
n/a
24 0.3
-365 -4.7
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-1,140 -14.5
n/a
375 4.8
-427 -5.4

Age, Family & Household Data for Conejos 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
39.1
1,932 25.5%
5,647 74.5%
1,475 19.5%
3,087
2.42
1,780 57.7%
1,415 79.5%
123 6.9%
1,307 42.3%

2010
NumberPercent
38.2
2,336 28.3%
5,920 71.7%
1,254 15.2%
3,118
2.64
2,176 69.8%
1,647 75.7%
165 7.6%
942 30.2%

2000
NumberPercent
34.7
2,696 32.1%
5,704 67.9%
1,270 15.1%
2,981
2.80
2,221 74.5%
1,690 76.1%
245 11.0%
760 25.5%

1990
NumberPercent
31.3
2,599 34.9%
4,854 65.1%
1,042 14.0%
2,538
2.92
1,974 77.8%
1,646 83.4%
152 7.7%
564 22.2%

1980
NumberPercent
26.4
2,942 37.7%
4,852 62.3%
832 10.7%
2,402
3.24
1,964 81.8%
1,730 88.1%
124 6.3%
438 18.2%

2022 Housing Data for Conejos County, CO

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units4,043 
Median Value$154,500 
Occupied3,08776.4%
Vacant95623.6%
Owned2,43879.0%
Rented64921.0%
Median Rent$686 
Single-Family Units3,19879.1%
    Detached3,18278.7%
    Attached160.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units691.7%
Mobile Homes69317.1%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Conejos County, CO

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0002337.5%
$10,000 to $14,9991344.3%
$15,000 to $19,9992247.3%
$20,000 to $24,9991675.4%
$25,000 to $29,9992237.2%
$30,000 to $34,9991695.5%
$35,000 to $39,9992498.1%
$40,000 to $44,9992046.6%
$45,000 to $49,9991474.8%
$50,000 to $59,9992157.0%
$60,000 to $74,9992347.6%
$75,000 to $99,9993059.9%
$100,000 to $124,9992698.7%
$125,000 to $149,9991414.6%
$150,000 to $199,9991083.5%
$200,000 or more652.1%
Median Household Income44,093 
Per Capita Income25,240 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state76 
Compared to U.S.86 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1986.4%
Public Assistance461.5%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps52417.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed1,29163.4%
Unemployed552.7%
In Armed Forces00.0%
Total Labor Force1,34666.1%
Not in Labor Force69133.9%
Real Unemployment Rate 36.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector96972257.3%
Non-Profit8713339.5%
Self-Employed3508680.3%
Local Government16120943.5%
State Government1353380.4%
Federal Government1210610.2%
Total Private + Self1,31980862.0%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.39548145.1%
Total1,7141,28957.1%
Pct. Govt.21.8%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts37312.2%
Sales and Office Occupations69222.6%
Professional, Technical57618.8%
Service Occupations49116.0%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing1234.0%
All others93430.5%
White Collar 53.5%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance42213.8%
Construction39512.9%
Retail trade2929.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2879.4%
Educational services2789.1%
Accommodation and food services2618.5%
Public administration2006.5%
Other services1936.3%
Transportation and warehousing1334.3%
Professional, scientific, technical1143.7%
Manufacturing1033.4%
Finance and insurance1023.3%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.762.5%
Wholesale trade531.7%
Utilities481.6%
Real estate and rental and leasing421.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation331.1%
Information260.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction80.3%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican1,77423.49%
Puerto Rican320.42%
Cuban10.01%
Dominican50.07%
Total Central American1281.69%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1081.43%
Honduran200.26%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American310.41%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean10.01%
Colombian300.40%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic1,89925.14%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino20.03%
Korean20.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English5,10472.1%
Spanish1,75624.8%
German, other Germanic1902.7%
French, Haitian, Cajun130.2%
Other Indo-European100.1%
Other Asian50.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic20.0%
Tagalog20.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German99513.2%
English81610.8%
Irish5397.1%
Italian3634.8%
Danish3144.2%
American2363.1%
European1662.2%
Scottish851.1%
Dutch841.1%
French700.9%
Polish520.7%
Eastern European510.7%
Scotch-Irish500.7%
Finnish390.5%
Swedish390.5%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen7,45398.7%
Not a citizen1001.3%
Native7,35197.3%
Foreign-born2022.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Conejos County, CO

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
237 4.8%272 5.5%1,645 33.0%1,597 32.1%818 16.4%409 8.2%
  Average years of education: 13.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 237 4.8%
9-12 Years 272 5.5%
H.S. Grad or GED 1,645 33.0%
Some College 1,597 32.1%
Bach. Degree 818 16.4%
Grad Degree 409 8.2%
Average years of education: 13.2

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Conejos County, CO

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 3,129 2,761 368 11.8% 5.1%
1991 3,078 2,757 321 10.4% 5.3%
1992 3,138 2,743 395 12.6% 6.1%
1993 3,224 2,907 317 9.8% 5.4%
1994 3,454 3,161 293 8.5% 4.2%
1995 3,609 3,299 310 8.6% 4.0%
1996 3,701 3,382 319 8.6% 4.2%
1997 3,785 3,461 324 8.6% 3.4%
1998 3,884 3,528 356 9.2% 3.6%
1999 3,771 3,493 278 7.4% 3.0%
2000 3,338 3,171 167 5.0% 2.7%
2001 3,603 3,379 224 6.2% 3.8%
2002 3,792 3,523 269 7.1% 5.7%
2003 3,766 3,499 267 7.1% 6.1%
2004 3,819 3,514 305 8.0% 5.6%
2005 3,790 3,494 296 7.8% 5.1%
2006 3,794 3,549 245 6.5% 4.2%
2007 3,670 3,469 201 5.5% 3.7%
2008 3,658 3,390 268 7.3% 4.9%
2009 3,749 3,449 300 8.0% 7.9%
2010 3,744 3,368 376 10.0% 9.2%
2011 3,723 3,319 404 10.9% 8.7%
2012 3,703 3,304 399 10.8% 8.0%
2013 3,606 3,228 378 10.5% 6.7%
2014 3,607 3,327 280 7.8% 5.0%
2015 3,596 3,398 198 5.5% 3.7%
2016 3,769 3,594 175 4.6% 3.1%
2017 3,912 3,761 151 3.9% 2.6%
2018 4,084 3,923 161 3.9% 3.0%
2019 4,161 4,016 145 3.5% 2.7%
2020 4,071 3,844 227 5.6% 7.3%
2021 3,914 3,713 201 5.1% 5.4%
2022 3,971 3,844 127 3.2% 3.0%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com