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People

Total Population 909
Male Share of the Population 53.1%
Female Share of the Population 46.9%
Senior Citizens 14.1%
Employed Population 16+ 400
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 50.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.8%
Median Earnings25+ $28,661
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,583
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,484

Wealth

Median Family Income $55,682
% Above Poverty Level 87%
% Below Poverty Level 13%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 9 minutes
% Working from Home 2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 39.4%
Median Gross Rent $591
Median House Value $77,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.6%
US/American 0%
English 7.7%
Irish 13.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

Notes:

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

Station CHEYENNE WELLS
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
Station KIT CARSON
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
Station STRATTON
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

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 Population Median Family Income
Kit Carson 263 $68,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Cheyenne Wells Public Libraries

Library
East Cheyenne County Library District
151 S. 1ST STREET
Cheyenne Wells, Colorado
(719) 767-5138
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Cheyenne Wells Hospitals

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

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Cheyenne Wells High Schools

CHEYENNE WELLS HIGH SCHOOL
325 WEST 4TH NORTH
719-767-5612
Serves 92 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.5

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