The Town of Ignacio is a Statutory Town in La Plata County, Colorado, United States. The population was 697 at the 2010 United States Census. It is the headquarters of the Southern Ute Indian Reservation.


Ignacio is located at (37.116773, -107.634864). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of , all of it land.


At the 2000 census there were 669 people, 262 households, and 175 families in the town. The population density was 2,449.7 people per square mile (956.7/km). There were 303 housing units at an average density of 1,109.5 per square mile (433.3/km). The racial makeup of the town was 51.27% White, 0.75% African American, 21.97% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 18.39% from other races, and 7.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 48.58%. Of the 262 households 33.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were married couples living together, 14.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 27.9% of households were one person and 11.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.12. The age distribution was 30.5% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 20.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% 65 or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males. The median household income was $27,917 and the median family income was $39,583. Males had a median income of $27,333 versus $20,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,803. About 16.8% of families and 19.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.1% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.

See also

*Ben Nighthorse Campbell *Old Spanish National Historic Trail


External links

Town of Ignacio WebsiteCDOT map of the Town of IgnacioCommunity PortalIgnacio Community Library Website
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