Fowler, Colorado

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Fowler, Colorado

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High Points

Fowler strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 8% Fowler Affordability of Property Taxes
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Fowler Walking and Biking to Work
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 12% Fowler Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 15% Fowler Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Fowler, Colorado

Comparing Fowler to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Racial Diversity 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 6
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People Above Poverty 5 5
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
Median Family Income 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 8
Working at Home 6 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Short Commute Times 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Housing Recently Built 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 8 9
Low Violent Crime 2 3

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Fowler Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles E of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles SE of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Otero
Standard Zip Codes 81039
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.129
Longitude -104.022

Fowler Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ORDWAY 2 ENE
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 45 F
Apr Temp 33 to 68 F
Jul Temp 59 to 95 F
Oct Temp 34 to 72 F
Annual Precip 11.3 inches
Station TACONY 10 SE
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 45 F
Apr Temp 34 to 67 F
Jul Temp 58 to 92 F
Oct Temp 36 to 70 F
Annual Precip 11.3 inches
Station ORDWAY 21 N
Distance 32 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 42 F
Apr Temp 33 to 65 F
Jul Temp 58 to 92 F
Oct Temp 34 to 69 F
Annual Precip 12.5 inches
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Fowler Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,206 100%
Male 552 45.8%
Female 654 54.2%
Under 18 269 22.3%
18+ 937 77.7%
65+ 297 24.6%
Median Age 42.8
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,146 95%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 1.1%
Other 36 3%
Mixed Race 8 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 149 12.4%

Estimated Fowler Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,138
Growth -68
Growth % -5.6%

Fowler 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) 23.3%
US/American 16.6%
German 15.6%
English 13.1%
Irish 10.1%
Danish 4.4%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
Italian 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.6%
Scottish 1.5%
Dutch 1.1%
Austrian 0.7%
Norwegian 0.7%
French Canadian 0.7%
Polish 0.7%
Belgian 0.6%
Russian 0.5%
Welsh 0.3%
Czech 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fowler 1,206 $32,143
Boone 323 $26,964
Crowley 187 $32,083
Manzanola 525 $26,250
Olney Springs 389 $30,000
Ordway 1,248 $29,107
Sugar City 279 $27,500

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Fowler Public Library
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Fowler High Schools (2004)

Serves 113 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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