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Rio Grande County, Colorado Facts

Facts
State Colorado
Land area 912.0 square miles
Population Density 13.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 11,803
Population change -1.5%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 24.1%
65 and over 17.8%
Females 50.1%
White 93.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race 44.2
Asian 0.5%
Two or more races 2%
Black or African American 0.6%
Native American 3.1%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 84%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 20.3%
Veterans 1,000
Households and Housing
Households 4,722
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 83.3%
Median household income $38,993
The per capita income $20,557
Live below the poverty line. 19.2%
housing units 6,593
Multi-unit structures 10%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $129,500
Residents owning their homes. 67.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,791
Women-owned firms 24.6%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 16.1%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $110,165
Retail sales per capita $9,480
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $218,177