Walsenburg Huerfano County, Colorado

Walsenburg: City in Huerfano County, Colorado, United States of America

About

Walsenburg is a city located in the county of Huerfano in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,068. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,003 inhabitants.

The city was created 149 years ago in 1872.

Walsenburg Quick Facts

Population : 3,003 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Huerfano County
Postal code : 81089
Phone Area Codes : 719
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 6,171 feet / 1881 meters
Capital city : Walsenburg is capital of Huerfano County
Establishment : January 01, 1873 (149 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 10:28:20 (19th January 2022)
Population growth : -2.16% (2010-2020)
Walsenburg locator map
Location of Walsenburg on Colorado map.
Huerfano County Courthouse and Jail image
Huerfano County Courthouse and Jail
Huerfano County Courthouse and Jail image

Geography

Walsenburg is located at 37°37'27"N 104°46'49"W (37.6241800, -104.7802600).

Walsenburg map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Walsenburg decreased by 2.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 4,182 - census
2010 3,068 -36.31% census
2011 2,960 -3.65% estimation process
2012 2,963 0.1% estimation process
2013 2,905 -2% estimation process
2014 2,870 -1.22% estimation process
2015 2,868 -0.07% estimation process
2016 2,936 2.32% estimation process
2017 2,944 0.27% estimation process
2018 3,042 3.22% estimation process
2019 3,029 -0.43% estimation process
2020 3,003 -0.87% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 18,931
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 17,366
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 9.0%
April 1, 2020 Population : 19,062
April 1, 2010 Population : 17,409
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 30.6%
People over 65 (%) : 12.7%
Female persons, % : 51.7%
White only, percent : 93.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 1.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 91.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 890
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 84.1%

Walsenburg zip code is 81089. County name: Huerfano, County fips: 08055

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 84.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $227,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,651
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $630
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,209
2015-2019 Households : 6,266
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.88
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.5%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 96.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 95.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 2.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.7%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 53,817
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 212,928
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 164,264
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,310
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $107,225
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $43,270
Percentage of people living in poverty : 2.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,351
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 593
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 575
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 129
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,165
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 73
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,204
2010 population per square mile : 1,860.9
2010 land area in square miles : 9.36

People born in Walsenburg (5)

People born in Walsenburg, including animator Xavier Atencio, United States Marine Matthew G. Martínez, Italian association football player Umberto Lenzini, .

List

  • Debora Greger (American poet, artist) she was born in 16/08/1949
  • Kim Couture (American mixed martial artist) she was born in 18/12/1975

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Walsenburg, CO

Code Name Address Type
TRI Trinidad 110 West Pine Street RAIL
PUB Pueblo, Colorado 1080 Chinook Lane BUS
RAT Raton 201 South First Street RAIL
AMC Alamosa, CO 111 Pike Avenue BUS
LAJ La Junta 1 West First St. RAIL

Post offices near Walsenburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Walsenburg Post Office Walsenburg (CO) 81089

Other cities in Huerfano County

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

City Name Population Title
La Veta 809 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Walsenburg distances to largest Colorado cities