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Costilla County, Colorado (CO)

County population in 2019: 3,844 (all rural); it was 3,663 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 463
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 732
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,180
Renter-occupied apartments: 355 (it was 323 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

34%

Land area: 1227 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 3 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Costilla County: 91.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.2%), Retail trade (12.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 25%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Costilla County, CO (2019)
    • 2,41062.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,27232.8%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1122.9%Two or more races
    • 501.3%Asian alone
    • 150.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 140.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

52.5 years
Colorado median age:

37.1 years
Males: 2,042  (53.1%)
Females: 1,802  (46.9%)
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Average household size:
Costilla County:

2.0 people
Colorado:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,018 ($19,531 in 1999)
This county:

$33,018
Colorado:

$77,127

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $395 (lower quartile is $163, upper quartile is $564)
This county:

$395
State:

$1258


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $129,886 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Costilla:

$129,886
Colorado:

$394,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,057 - $237,383

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $187,743
Here:

$187,743
State:

$487,835

Townhouses or other attached units: $280,449
Here:

$280,449
State:

$416,827

Mobile homes: $188,590
Here:

$188,590
State:

$102,984

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $70,001
Here:

$70,001
State:

$62,581

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,052
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $308

Institutionalized population: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $226,300
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $227,000
  • 2012: 22 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2015: 35 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2016: 44 buildings, average cost: $228,300
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Costilla, CO residents
Average permit cost in Costilla, CO
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $603 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $395 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Costilla, CO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Costilla, CO in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Costilla, CO in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 24.8%
Costilla County:

24.8%
Colorado:

9.3%
(28.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 107.1% for Black residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.3% for American Indian residents, 45.3% for other race residents, 11.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 52.5 years old
(Males: 52.0 years old, Females: 53.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 57.7 years old, American Indian residents: 35.2 years old, Asian residents: 71.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 44.7 years old, Other race residents: 47.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Costilla County is $452 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $716 a month.

Cities in this county include: San Luis, Fort Garland, Blanca, San Acacio.

Costilla County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Fresno County, California , Montgomery County, Virginia , McLean County, Kentucky , Union County, Kentucky , Charlottesville city, Virginia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.9%
Colorado:

6.2%

Unemployment by year in Costilla, CO
County total employment by year in Costilla, CO
County average yearly wages by year in Costilla, CO

Current college students: 100
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 345 (47.8% naturalized citizens)

Costilla County:

9.0%
Whole state:

9.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 842010 or later
  • 532000 to 2009
  • 1081990 to 1999
  • 781980 to 1989
  • 271970 to 1979
  • 36Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.8%

Costilla County marital status for males Costilla County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,136
  • One, attached: 38
  • Two: 22
  • 3 or 4: 7
  • 5 to 9: 148
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • Mobile homes: 524
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 21

Housing units in Costilla County with a mortgage: 435 (3 second mortgage, 5 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 840

Here:

34.1% with mortgage
State:

70.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Costilla County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2609
Other1821
Mainline Protestant241
Evangelical Protestant--
None58-
Costilla County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Costilla County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Costilla County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

9.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Costilla County:

7.4%
Colorado:

5.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Costilla County:

18.4%
State:

18.4%

Agriculture in Costilla County:

Average size of farms: 1727 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $128,025
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $658.26
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.90%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,056
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 87.08%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $85,908
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.71%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.51

Earthquake activity:

Costilla County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 779% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 05:46:18, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.8 miles away from Costilla County center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 570.6 miles away from the county center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 8/22/2011 at 23:30:19, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from Costilla County center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Colorado Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4498, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Colorado Malo Vega Fire, Incident Period: June 18, 2006 to July 01, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 19, 2006, FEMA Id: 2646, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3224: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3224, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Colorado Snowstorm, Incident Period: March 17, 2003 to March 20, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3185: April 09, 2003, FEMA Id: 3185, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Colorado Wildfires, Incident Period: April 23, 2002 to August 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1421: June 19, 2002, FEMA Id: 1421, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Colorado Drought, Incident Period: January 29, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3025: January 29, 1977, FEMA Id: 3025, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • Colorado FLOODING, LANDSLIDES, Incident Period: July 06, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-396: July 06, 1973, FEMA Id: 396, Natural disaster type: Landslide, Flood
  • Colorado Heavy Rains, Flooding, Incident Period: September 22, 1970, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-293: September 22, 1970, FEMA Id: 293, Natural disaster type: Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Costilla County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Costilla

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 722 (68.2%)
  • Carpooled: 190 (17.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 6 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 52 (4.9%)
  • Worked at home: 89 (8.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (80%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (3%)
  • Romania (2%)
  • Greece (1%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (1%)
  • Vietnam (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Costilla County


  • American (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (2%)
  • Dutch (1%)
  • English (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • Irish (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,472.

8.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Colorado average:

10.99%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.13% relocated from other counties in Colorado ($12,659 average AGI)
3.94% relocated from other states ($14,080 average AGI)
Costilla County:

3.94%
Colorado average:

4.99%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


4.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
Colorado average:

9.96%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.39% relocated to other counties in Colorado ($51,739 average AGI)
3.05% relocated to other states ($16,696 average AGI)
Costilla County:

3.05%
Colorado average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Costilla County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Costilla County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 18.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Costilla County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 14.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Costilla County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Costilla County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Costilla County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Costilla County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Costilla County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Costilla County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 900 (689 aged, 211 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 146 (28%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 29%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,844
  • Male householders: 897 (393 living alone), Female householders: 917 (243 living alone)
  • 753 spouses (728 opposite-sex spouses), 47 unmarried partners, (44 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 863 children (832 natural, 0 adopted, 30 stepchildren), 207 grandchildren, 36 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 0 foster children, 38 other relatives, 78 non-relatives

Size of family households: 603 2-persons, 234 3-persons, 68 4-persons, 103 5-persons, 78 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 633 1-person, 78 2-persons, 17 3-persons.

348 married couples with children.
190 single-parent households (22 men, 168 women).

56.4% of residents of Costilla speak English at home.
44.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $35,312,000 ($9,801 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $488,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $13,029,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $5,313,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,029,000
Federal grants: $14,913,000
Federal procurement contracts: $232,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $795,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $773,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $698,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,319,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 215
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

76 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 206
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

32 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +11
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+24 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -242
Here -71 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Costilla County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.46 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.0

Year house built in Costilla County, Colorado
  • Year house built in Costilla County, Colorado
  • 242014 or later
  • 412010 to 2013
  • 3292000 to 2009
  • 5851990 to 1999
  • 3561980 to 1989
  • 4101970 to 1979
  • 1651960 to 1969
  • 1211950 to 1959
  • 941940 to 1949
  • 7241939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Costilla County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Costilla County, Colorado
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Costilla County, Colorado
  • 201 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 283 rooms
  • 1494 rooms
  • 4255 rooms
  • 2556 rooms
  • 1687 rooms
  • 648 rooms
  • 1209+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Costilla County, Colorado
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Costilla County, Colorado
  • 141 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 753 rooms
  • 1034 rooms
  • 1275 rooms
  • 1246 rooms
  • 167 rooms
  • 338 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Costilla County, Colorado
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Costilla County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Costilla County, Colorado
  • 27no bedroom
  • 711 bedroom
  • 2482 bedrooms
  • 6643 bedrooms
  • 1584 bedrooms
  • 895+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Costilla County, Colorado
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Costilla County, Colorado
  • 14no bedroom
  • 1261 bedroom
  • 1392 bedrooms
  • 1543 bedrooms
  • 1134 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Costilla County, Colorado in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Costilla County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Costilla County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 8no vehicle
  • 3361 vehicle
  • 4792 vehicles
  • 2503 vehicles
  • 1374 vehicles
  • 585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Costilla County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Costilla County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 112no vehicle
  • 2321 vehicle
  • 1212 vehicles
  • 703 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 115+ vehicles

89.9% of Costilla County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in Colorado.

Costilla County:

89.9%
State average:

82.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,201
  • Other state: 1,259
  • Northeast: 148
  • Midwest: 390
  • South: 259
  • West: 459
Year householders moved into unit in Costilla County, CO
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Costilla County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 45.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.8%Wood
  • 8.2%Other fuel
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.8%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 12.4%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Wood
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Colorado:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 81
Here:

36.3%
Colorado:

8.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Colorado:

13.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Costilla County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,000
  • Charges - Other: $490,000
    Sewerage: $78,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,452,000
    Regular Highways: $3,268,000
    Health - Other: $1,607,000
    Financial Administration: $1,052,000
    Central Staff Services: $724,000
    Police Protection: $572,000
    General Public Buildings: $264,000
    Correctional Institutions: $257,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000
    General - Other: $82,000
    Water Utilities: $69,000
    Sewerage: $68,000
    Libraries: $66,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $127,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $649,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $604,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $290,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $655,000
    General - Other: $149,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $40,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,839,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $87,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,124,000
    Highways: $3,997,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,620,000
    Other: $143,000
    Water Utilities: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,790,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $147,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $77,000

Costilla County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,000
  • Charges - Other: $490,000
    Sewerage: $78,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,452,000
    Regular Highways: $3,268,000
    Health - Other: $1,607,000
    Financial Administration: $1,052,000
    Central Staff Services: $724,000
    Police Protection: $572,000
    General Public Buildings: $264,000
    Correctional Institutions: $257,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000
    General - Other: $82,000
    Water Utilities: $69,000
    Sewerage: $68,000
    Libraries: $66,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $127,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $649,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $604,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $290,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $655,000
    General - Other: $149,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $40,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,839,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $87,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,124,000
    Highways: $3,997,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,620,000
    Other: $143,000
    Water Utilities: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,790,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $147,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $77,000

Costilla County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,000
  • Charges - Other: $490,000
    Sewerage: $78,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,452,000
    Regular Highways: $3,268,000
    Health - Other: $1,607,000
    Financial Administration: $1,052,000
    Central Staff Services: $724,000
    Police Protection: $572,000
    General Public Buildings: $264,000
    Correctional Institutions: $257,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000
    General - Other: $82,000
    Water Utilities: $69,000
    Sewerage: $68,000
    Libraries: $66,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $127,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $649,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $604,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $290,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $655,000
    General - Other: $149,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $40,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,839,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $87,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,124,000
    Highways: $3,997,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,620,000
    Other: $143,000
    Water Utilities: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,790,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $147,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $77,000

Costilla County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,000
  • Charges - Other: $490,000
    Sewerage: $78,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare - Other: $4,452,000
    Regular Highways: $3,268,000
    Health - Other: $1,607,000
    Financial Administration: $1,052,000
    Central Staff Services: $724,000
    Police Protection: $572,000
    General Public Buildings: $264,000
    Correctional Institutions: $257,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $154,000
    General - Other: $82,000
    Water Utilities: $69,000
    Sewerage: $68,000
    Libraries: $66,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $37,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $127,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $649,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $604,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $290,000
    Interest Earnings: $2,000
    Special Assessments: $2,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $655,000
    General - Other: $149,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $40,000
    Health - Other: $20,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,839,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $87,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $4,124,000
    Highways: $3,997,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,620,000
    Other: $143,000
    Water Utilities: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,790,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $147,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $77,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 251
  • Number of aged recipients: 84
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 167
  • Number of recipients under 18: 12
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 120
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 119
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 157
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 81
Most common first names in Costilla County, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Jose2577.8 years
Joe1471.2 years
Maria1186.3 years
John1080.3 years
Juan1080.3 years
George969.9 years
Mary874.5 years
Frank672.8 years
David668.3 years
Donald657.2 years
Most common last names in Costilla County, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Martinez3374.7 years
Medina2972.0 years
Sanchez2075.9 years
Vigil1676.9 years
Valdez1476.7 years
Gallegos1481.5 years
Cordova1163.9 years
Maes1172.2 years
Deherrera1063.4 years
Lucero1083.4 years

Businesses in Costilla County, CO

  • FedEx: 1

Costilla County on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"