Cheyenne Wells, Colorado

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cheyenne Wells

Cheyenne Wells, Colorado

Contact Accredited Schools With Online Options

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

High Points

Cheyenne Wells strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Cheyenne Wells Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Cheyenne Wells Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 13% Cheyenne Wells Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Cheyenne Wells Well-Paid Single Men
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Cheyenne Wells Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Cheyenne Wells, Colorado

Comparing Cheyenne Wells to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Male Share of the Population 9 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Racial Diversity 8 6
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Senior Citizens 6 8
Age of the Population 5 8
Female Share of the Population 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
Median Family Income 7 5
People Above Poverty 5 5
College Educated Adults 5 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 9 7
Working at Home 8 5
Public Transportation Use 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Housing Recently Built 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cheyenne Wells

Cheyenne Wells Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 128 miles E of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 133 miles E of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Cheyenne
Standard Zip Codes 80810
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.821
Longitude -102.352

Cheyenne Wells Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 43 F
Apr Temp 35 to 65 F
Jul Temp 60 to 92 F
Oct Temp 39 to 70 F
Annual Precip 16 inches
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 41 F
Apr Temp 31 to 65 F
Jul Temp 59 to 91 F
Oct Temp 33 to 68 F
Annual Precip 14.7 inches
Distance 35.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 41 F
Apr Temp 33 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 90 F
Oct Temp 36 to 68 F
Annual Precip 17.7 inches
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cheyenne Wells

Cheyenne Wells Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,010 100%
Male 505 50%
Female 505 50%
Under 18 275 27.2%
18+ 735 72.8%
65+ 161 15.9%
Median Age 37.6
Average Family Size 3.08
White 921 91.2%
African-American 10 1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 8 0.8%
Other 65 6.4%
Mixed Race 5 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 100 9.9%

Estimated Cheyenne Wells Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 873
Growth -137
Growth % -13.6%

Cheyenne Wells Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 39.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.4%
Irish 10.4%
US/American 9.2%
English 7.5%
Italian 3.6%
Swedish 3.1%
Norwegian 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Russian 1.6%
Dutch 1.3%
Danish 0.9%
Scottish 0.7%
Welsh 0.6%
Swiss 0.6%
Scotch-Irish 0.6%
Belgian 0.4%
Polish 0.3%
Serbian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cheyenne Wells

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

First View (80810)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Cheyenne Wells 1,010 $45,132
Kit Carson 253 $37,500

Cheyenne Wells Public Libraries

East Cheyenne County Library District
Cheyenne Wells, Colorado
(719) 767-5138
Library Web Site

library logo

More Information for Librarians

Cheyenne Wells Hospitals

(Government - Local)
602 N 6TH W ST PO BOX 578
(719) 767-5661
Emergency Service: Yes

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cheyenne Wells

Featured Colleges in the Cheyenne Wells Area (QuickSchools™)

quickinfoThese schools offer particularly quick info upon request, and we have written detailed profiles for each (click school names to see the profiles).

Request info from multiple schools, by clicking the Request Info links.

Matching School Ads

Grow Your Career with the University of Saint Mary

  • Programs: Master of Science in Nursing - Nurse Educator, Masters of Business Administration - Enterprise Risk Management, Masters of Business Administration - Marketing and Advertising, more...
  • Degrees: Master
Denver School of Massage Therapy
Aurora, Westminster

Prepare for a Career That You Will Love … in Massage Therapy!

  • Programs: Professional Massage Therapy
  • Degrees: Diploma

Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.

  • Programs: BS in Business Administration - Project Management, MSHUS- Family and Community Services, AAS in Information Technology - Network Administration, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master, Associate, Certificate
Utah College of Massage Therapy
Aurora, Westminster

Do you want a career that offers the satisfaction of helping people and a work environment that is positive and exciting?  With the education you will receive at the Utah College of Massage Therapy, that career can be yours. 

  • Programs: Professional Massage Therapy Program
  • Degrees: Diploma

Since 1888, The University of Scranton has grounded its education in Catholic and Jesuit principles based on intellectual growth and integrity, all of which shape the online master’s and certificate programs.

  • Programs: Online General MBA, Online MBA specialization in Operations Management, Online Masters of Accountancy, more...
  • Degrees: Master
Matching School Ads

Cheyenne Wells High Schools (2004)

Serves 92 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.5

Cheyenne Wells Colleges

(List of Colorado Colleges)

  • Overview
  • Almanac
  • People
  • Local
  • Schools
  • Places Similar To Cheyenne Wells

Advanced Controls

Click this [+/-] link to see or edit the similarity criteria used.

Limit Results to One State?

Sorry, no cities with similar criterias found in our database. Please choose any other state and try.
You are visiting:

Find a school near you

Study Online in Cheyenne Wells

Matching School Ads
Matching School Ads

Career and College Resources on CityTownInfo

Real-World Career Reports

Career Stories from workers: daily activities, job tips, best/worst job aspects, training, etc.
Daily Career & Education News from our staff. We're an approved Google News provider!

Career References and Original Articles

Resource Center. A starting point for all CityTownInfo career and college resources.
Career Overviews of hundreds of careers: descriptions, salaries, forecasts, schools, more.
Best Careers Not Requiring Degrees: Good pay, job growth, low need for degrees.
Helpful Articles, many in "how-to" format; e.g., "How to Become a Chef".
Infographics covering employment and educational trends.

College Directories and Lists

These lists link to thousands of detailed school profiles.

Colleges by State. Nearly every college and trade school in the country.
Colleges Listed Alphabetically. About 7,000 colleges & trade schools, including online schools.
Colleges by Major City. Browse cities with multiple college options.
Online Colleges. Colleges with online degree programs.
Graduate Schools by State. Colleges offering graduate degree programs.
Graduate Schools by Major City. Find cities with multiple graduate school options.

Additional Resources

Large City Map

Info for Cheyenne Wells Government Officials

Are you an official in the Cheyenne Wells government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.