Dinosaur, Colorado

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Category Value
Nearest Medium City 139 miles E of Provo, Utah (center to center)
Nearest Large City 216 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Moffat
Standard Zip Codes 81610, 81633
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.243
Longitude -109.013

Dinosaur Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 2.5 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 33 F
Apr Temp 32 to 61 F
Jul Temp 56 to 91 F
Oct Temp 35 to 64 F
Annual Precip 11.7 inches
Station RANGELY 1 E
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 30 F
Apr Temp 33 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 90 F
Oct Temp 34 to 65 F
Annual Precip 11.1 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 66 F
Jul Temp 53 to 94 F
Oct Temp 31 to 67 F
Annual Precip 9 inches
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Dinosaur Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 319 100%
Male 157 49.2%
Female 162 50.8%
Under 18 91 28.5%
18+ 228 71.5%
65+ 38 11.9%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.1
White 314 98.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.3%
Mixed Race 4 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 3.8%

Estimated Dinosaur Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 340
Growth 21
Growth % 6.6%

Dinosaur 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.7%
English 14.1%
German 11.7%
US/American 9.2%
Irish 6.3%
Scotch-Irish 5.3%
Dutch 5.3%
Italian 5.3%
Norwegian 3.4%
Polish 3.4%
Scottish 3.4%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
French Canadian 1%
Danish 1%
Swedish 1%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Blue Mountain (81610)
Elk Springs (81633)
Massadona (81610)

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)
Dinosaur 319 $31,250
Rangely 2,096 $48,438
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