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Alamosa County, Colorado Facts

Facts
State Colorado
Land area 722.6 square miles
Population Density 21.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 16,253
Population change 5.2%
Under 5 years of age 7.6%
Under 18 23.7%
65 and over 12.1%
Females 50%
White 88
Hispanic or Latino of any race 45.4
Asian 1.5%
Two or more races 3%
Black or African American 1.8%
Native American 5.5%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
Had graduated from high school 85%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 24.2%
Veterans 1,121
Households and Housing
Households 5,891
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 78.6%
Median household income $34,520
The per capita income $19,487
Live below the poverty line. 26.5%
housing units 6,630
Multi-unit structures 18%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $137,300
Residents owning their homes. 61.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,341
Women-owned firms 25.4%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 19.4%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $262,997
Retail sales per capita $17,193
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $85,315