Montezuma County is located in south-western Colorado. The County Seat is Cortez and the largest city is Cortez. The Official Web Site is located at http://montezumacounty.org/web/. The 2014 population estimate is 25,772 and the 2010 census population was 25,535. The land area is 2,029.53 square miles and there are 12.6 persons per square mile.
83.7% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 11.9% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 12.8% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.4% is two or more races. 89.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 27.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $189,400, there are 10,688 households, an average of 2.36 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,548, the median household income is $43,188, and 19.3% of the persons in Montezuma County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,068. Retail sales (in $1000) were $301,379, and sales per capita were $12,003. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31.4%.
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