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People

Total Population 707
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 17.5%
Employed Population 16+ 278
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 56.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $56,250
% Above Poverty Level 84.6%
% Below Poverty Level 15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $592
Median House Value $86,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 13.3%

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

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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