Blanca Costilla County, Colorado

Blanca: Human settlement in Costilla County, Colorado, United States of America

About

Blanca is a city located in the county of Costilla in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 385. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 407 inhabitants.

Blanca Quick Facts

Population : 407 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Costilla County
Postal code : 81123
Phone Area Codes : 719
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 7,756 feet / 2364 meters
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 21:44:43 (20th January 2022)
Population growth : 5.41% (2010-2020)
Weather : 36℉ Slight Chance Light Snow 7-days weather

Geography

Blanca is located at 37°26'17"N 105°30'57"W (37.4380600, -105.5158500).

Blanca map

Weather

Blanca forecast: A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. East southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New snow accumulation of less than half an inch possible. more

Demographics

The population of Blanca increased by 5.41% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 385 - census
2011 393 2.04% estimation process
2012 390 -0.77% estimation process
2013 383 -1.83% estimation process
2014 383 0% estimation process
2015 381 -0.52% estimation process
2016 390 2.31% estimation process
2017 391 0.26% estimation process
2018 396 1.26% estimation process
2019 406 2.46% estimation process
2020 407 0.25% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 293,086
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 275,179
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 6.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 298,915
April 1, 2010 Population : 275,174
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.7%
People over 65 (%) : 16.8%
Female persons, % : 51.4%
White only, percent : 90.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.8%
Asians alone % : 2.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.9%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 87.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 17,503
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.0%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 135,642

Blanca zip code is 81123. County name: Costilla, County fips: 08023

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 135,642
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $146,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,118
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $398
2015-2019 median gross rent : $767
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1,327
2015-2019 Households : 125,201
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.22
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 76.5%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.0%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.4%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 628,061
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,027,561
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,623,752
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 4,984,215
2012 total retail sales per capita : $17,761
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,086
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,525
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 8,503
2019 total employment : 162,713
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 6,986,360
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 21,787
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 25,275
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,838
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 8,102
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,740
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 22,251
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,405
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 20,973
2010 population per square mile : 407.5
2010 land area in square miles : 675.30

Schools in Blanca

College & universities near Blanca, CO

Code Name City ZIP
126182 Adams State University Alamosa (CO) 81101

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Blanca, CO

Code Name Address Type
AMC Alamosa, CO 111 Pike Avenue BUS
TRI Trinidad 110 West Pine Street RAIL
RAT Raton 201 South First Street RAIL

Post offices near Blanca

Post Office Name City ZIP
Blanca Post Office Blanca (CO) 81123

Other cities in Costilla County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Costilla County , CO.

City Name Population Title
San Luis 692 County seat of Costilla County, Colorado, United States