Trinidad, CO

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2022 Population
8,334
0.192% 1-year growth
US Senator
Michael Bennet
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Hickenlooper
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
43.7
1.39% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
20.1%
10.1% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$47,908
17.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$185,000
16.6% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
3,737
0.134% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Trinidad, CO had a population of 8.33k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $47,908. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Trinidad, CO grew from 8,318 to 8,334, a 0.192% increase and its median household income grew from $40,746 to $47,908, a 17.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Trinidad, CO are White (Non-Hispanic) (47.2%), White (Hispanic) (24.5%), Two+ (Hispanic) (15.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.7%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Hispanic) (3.37%).

None of the households in Trinidad, CO reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.5% of the residents in Trinidad, CO are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Trinidad, CO are Trinidad State College (701 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Trinidad, CO was $185,000, and the homeownership rate was 66.2%.

Most people in Trinidad, CO drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 14.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Trinidad, CO was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Trinidad, CO is home to a population of 8.33k people, from which 97.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.94% of Trinidad, CO residents were born outside of the country (328 people).

In 2022, there were 1.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.93k people) in Trinidad, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k White (Hispanic) and 1.3k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.5%
2022 Citizenship
96.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.5% of Trinidad, CO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Trinidad, CO was 96.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Trinidad, CO
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.93k ± 245
  2. White (Hispanic)
    2.04k ± 356
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.3k ± 295
46.2%
Hispanic Population
3.85k people

In 2022, there were 1.93 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.93k people) in Trinidad, CO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k White (Hispanic) and 1.3k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

46.2% of the people in Trinidad, CO are hispanic (3.85k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Trinidad, CO as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    206,571 ± 10,957 people
  2. India
    22,427 ± 3,670 people
  3. China
    17,909 ± 3,280 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Colorado was Mexico, the natal country of 206,571 Colorado residents, followed by India with 22,427 and China with 17,909.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.94%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
328 people
4.45%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
370 people

As of 2022, 3.94% of Trinidad, CO residents (328 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Trinidad, CO was 4.45%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    206 ± 71
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    131 ± 72
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    68 ± 39

Trinidad, CO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.57 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Trinidad, CO employs 3.74k people. The largest industries in Trinidad, CO are Health Care & Social Assistance (675 people), Accommodation & Food Services (559 people), and Public Administration (366 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($89,564), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($87,994), and Information ($75,481).

Males in Colorado have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $67,859. The income inequality in Colorado (measured using the Gini index) is 0.464, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

3.74k
2022 Value
± 382
0.134%
1 Year growth
± 14.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Trinidad, CO grew at a rate of 0.134%, from 3.73k employees to 3.74k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Trinidad, CO, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (529 people), Healthcare Support Occupations (393 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (368 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Trinidad, CO.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.74k
2022 Value
± 382
0.134%
1 Year growth
± 14.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Trinidad, CO grew at a rate of 0.134%, from 3.73k employees to 3.74k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Trinidad, CO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (675 people), Accommodation & Food Services (559 people), and Public Administration (366 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Trinidad, CO, though some of these residents may live in Trinidad, CO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$38,908
Median earning men ± $3,222
$30,923
Median earning women ± $5,108

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($88,110), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($85,451), and Public Administration ($58,816).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($80,426), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,129), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,381).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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1.73%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.87M people employed in Colorado. This represents a 1.73% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Colorado.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Colorado went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 55% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (41.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.6%).

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing the state of Colorado. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Colorado

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Michael Bennet
Senator from Colorado3
Assumed office on January 21, 2009
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Ken Salazar, who had become Secretary of the Interior.
John Hickenlooper
Senator from Colorado2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Michael Bennet and John Hickenlooper are the senators currently representing Colorado.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Colorado over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Colorado

Colorado is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Colorado have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Trinidad, CO awarded 701 degrees. The student population of Trinidad, CO in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 702 male students and 803 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Trinidad, CO are White (312 and 46.2%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (284 and 42%), Black or African American (28 and 4.14%), and Unknown (25 and 3.7%).

The largest universities in Trinidad, CO by number of degrees awarded are Trinidad State College (701 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Trinidad, CO are Lineworker (110 and 15.7%), Automobile Mechanics Technology (87 and 12.4%), and Liberal Arts & Sciences (86 and 12.3%).

The median tuition cost in Trinidad, CO for a public four year colleges is $4,680 for in-state students and $7,800 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 1,505 students enrolled in Trinidad, CO, 46.6% men and 53.4% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 659 records, of which 63.6% were women and 36.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 28 degrees awarded
  2. 86 degrees awarded
  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Trinidad, CO was Other Science Technologies with 28 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Trinidad, CO according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
701 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Trinidad State College with 701 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 368 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Trinidad, CO, which is 1.11 times more than the 333 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 312 degrees mean that there were 1.1 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 284 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($4,680) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($560) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,460) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.886% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.84% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were Bachelors Degree (1.16M), Some college (997k), and High School or Equivalent (997k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Trinidad, CO was $185,000 in 2022, which is 0.656 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $158,700 to $185,000, a 16.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Trinidad, CO is 66.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Trinidad, CO have an average commute time of 14.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Trinidad, CO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Trinidad, CO is $47,908. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Trinidad, CO was Census Tract 2 with a value of $58,469, followed by Census Tract 4 and Census Tract 5, with respective values of $51,349 and $50,066.

Property

$185,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,541
$2,602
Median Property Taxes
±$278

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Trinidad, CO the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Trinidad, CO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

66.2%
Homeownership
2022
66.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 66.2% of the housing units in Trinidad, CO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 64%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2
  2. Census Tract 4
  3. Census Tract 5

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Trinidad, CO was Census Tract 2 with a value of $58,469, followed by Census Tract 4 and Census Tract 5, with respective values of $51,349 and $50,066.

The following map shows all of the places in Trinidad, CO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$47,908
Median Household Income
± $5,635
3.93k
Number of Households
± 355

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.93k households in Trinidad, CO grew to $47,908 from the previous year's value of $40,746.

The following chart displays the households in Trinidad, CO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Trinidad, CO is from Colorado.
0.464
2022 Wage GINI in Colorado
0.465
2021 Wage GINI in Colorado

In 2022, the income inequality in Colorado was 0.464 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.265% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Colorado was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Colorado in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.4%)
  2. Carpooled (9.67%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.88%)

In 2022, 71.4% of workers in Trinidad, CO drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.67%) and those who worked at home (7.88%).

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Commute Time

14.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Trinidad, CO have a shorter commute time (14.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 3.44% of the workforce in Trinidad, CO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Trinidad, CO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Trinidad, CO have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

20.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Trinidad, CO (1.61k out of 7.99k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Trinidad, CO is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

92.2% of the population of Trinidad, CO has health coverage, with 28.6% on employee plans, 32.9% on Medicaid, 13.1% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 2.68% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Las Animas County, CO see 1813 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1813 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2060 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 555 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,813 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Las Animas County, CO

Primary care physicians in Las Animas County, CO see an average of 1,813 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,813 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Las Animas County, CO in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.8% under 18 years, 19.4% between 18 and 34 years, 39% between 35 and 64 years, and 21.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.9% were men and 49.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

7.84%
Uninsured
28.6%
Employer Coverage
32.9%
Medicaid
13.1%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
2.68%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Trinidad, CO declined by 14.9% from 9.22% to 7.84%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Trinidad, CO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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