About Mesita, CO
Mesita, CO is located in Costilla County in the state of Colorado.
The total City Population for Mesita is about 1,434 with about 6 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $109,900, which is roughly 58% lower than the Average Home Value of $264,378 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 42% lower than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $28,824, which is roughly 53% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $61,414 for the state of Colorado, and roughly 50% lower higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.16
Male Population Estimate: 52.5%
Female Population Estimate: 47.5%
Median Age: 48.9
Male Median Age: 47.7
Female Median Age: 50.9
Racial Demographic Estimates
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Mesita specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Costilla County: About 0 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 0)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Costilla County: About 226.244 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Costilla County is about 100% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 21% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Colorado is ranked #9 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 71.88 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 73.46
The average living wage for the state of Colorado is $34.94/hr, while the states minimum wage is $12.32/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Colorado a minimum wage score of 69.67 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $9.30/hr, which gives Colorado a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 68.4 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Colorado is $295.68, resulting in a UI benefit score of 80.13 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
✓ Colorado does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Colorado does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
✓ Colorado does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
✓ Colorado does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
✓ Colorado does provide some form of paid family leave.
✓ Colorado does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Colorado does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Colorado does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Colorado does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Colorado does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Colorado does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Colorado does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Colorado does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ Colorado does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Colorado does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Colorado does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Colorado does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Colorado does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 81152
TimeZone: Mountain (GMT -07:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 7673.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 719