Huerfano County is located in western Colorado. The County Seat is Walsenburg and the largest city is Walsenburg. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.huerfano.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,462 and the 2010 census population was 6,711. The land area is 1,591.00 square miles and there are 4.2 persons per square mile.
89.3% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 34.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.1% is Asian, 5.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.9% is two or more races. 84.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 28% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $152,400, there are 3,059 households, an average of 2.00 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,058, the median household income is $33,298, and 20.6% of the persons in Huerfano County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 938. Retail sales (in $1000) were $55,321, and sales per capita were $7,180.
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