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People

Total Population 1,048
Male Share of the Population 53.3%
Female Share of the Population 46.7%
Senior Citizens 7.4%
Employed Population 16+ 518
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 40.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 38.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,615
% Above Poverty Level 83.8%
% Below Poverty Level 16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 8.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 12.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.7%
Median Gross Rent $929
Median House Value $166,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.3%
US/American 0%
English 18.5%
Irish 17.8%

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

Dolores Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 183 miles NW of Rio Rancho, New Mexico (center to center)
Nearest Large City 194 miles NW of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Montezuma
Standard Zip Codes 81323
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.473
Longitude -108.503

Dolores 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 CORTEZ
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 41 F
Apr Temp 29 to 62 F
Jul Temp 53 to 88 F
Oct Temp 33 to 67 F
Annual Precip 13.2 inches
Station MESA VERDE NP
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 32 to 57 F
Jul Temp 56 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 18.4 inches
Station NORWOOD
Distance 47.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 38 F
Apr Temp 31 to 58 F
Jul Temp 52 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 61 F
Annual Precip 15.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Dunton (81323)

Stoner (81323)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cortez 8,571 $48,177
Mancos 1,727 $36,364

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

Dolores Public Libraries

Library
Dolores Library District/montezuma County
420 RAILROAD AVE
Dolores, Colorado
(970) 882-4127
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Dolores High Schools

DOLORES HIGH SCHOOL
17631 HIGHWAY 145
970-882-7288
Serves 212 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.5

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