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People

Total Population 2,435
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 8.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,234
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 51.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.4%
Median Earnings25+ $39,318
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,797
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,167

Wealth

Median Family Income $69,500
% Above Poverty Level 91.7%
% Below Poverty Level 8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,134
Median House Value $252,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.3%
US/American 0%
English 12.6%
Irish 16.4%

Bayfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 140 miles NW of Santa Fe, New Mexico (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles N of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County La Plata
Standard Zip Codes 81122
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.225
Longitude -107.597

Bayfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station IGNACIO 1 N
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 39 F
Apr Temp 28 to 62 F
Jul Temp 49 to 87 F
Oct Temp 31 to 65 F
Annual Precip 14 inches
Station FORT LEWIS
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 38 F
Apr Temp 25 to 58 F
Jul Temp 48 to 82 F
Oct Temp 29 to 63 F
Annual Precip 19.1 inches
Station PAGOSA SPRINGS
Distance 32 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 39 F
Apr Temp 25 to 59 F
Jul Temp 45 to 83 F
Oct Temp 27 to 63 F
Annual Precip 20.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Bayfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Gem Village (81122)

Vallecito (81122)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Durango 17,268 $71,899
Ignacio 832 $57,105

Bayfield Public Libraries

Library
Pine River Public Library District/bayfield
15 E MILL STREET
Bayfield, Colorado
(970) 884-2222

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Bayfield High Schools

BAYFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
800 CO RD 501 24 CLOVER DR
970-884-9521
Serves 362 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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