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People

Total Population 690
Male Share of the Population 54.6%
Female Share of the Population 45.4%
Senior Citizens 21.4%
Employed Population 16+ 255
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.6%
Median Earnings25+ $32,174
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,765

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,583
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 45.5%
Median Gross Rent $614
Median House Value $98,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.4%
US/American 0%
English 10.1%
Irish 15.9%

Dove Creek Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 212 miles NW of Rio Rancho, New Mexico (center to center)
Nearest Large City 223 miles NW of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County Dolores
Standard Zip Codes 81324
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.766
Longitude -108.905

Dove Creek 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 NORTHDALE
Distance 7 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 36 F
Apr Temp 28 to 59 F
Jul Temp 51 to 86 F
Oct Temp 31 to 63 F
Annual Precip 12.2 inches
Station CEDAR POINT
Distance 10.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 36 F
Apr Temp 31 to 57 F
Jul Temp 54 to 86 F
Oct Temp 35 to 62 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches
Station YELLOW JACKET 2 W
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 38 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 54 to 87 F
Oct Temp 36 to 64 F
Annual Precip 15.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Squaw Point (81324)

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

Dove Creek Public Libraries

Library
Dolores County School/public Lib / Dove Creek
525 NORTH MAIN
Dove Creek, Colorado
(970) 677-2389

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Dove Creek High Schools

DOLORES COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
525 NORTH MAIN STREET
970-677-2237
Serves 96 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.5

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