Ignacio, Colorado

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Ignacio, Colorado

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Ignacio Walking and Biking to Work
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Ignacio Low Property Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Ignacio Short Commute Times
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 14% Ignacio Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Ignacio Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Ignacio, Colorado

Comparing Ignacio 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
Racial Diversity 9 8
Female Share of the Population 6 9
Male Share of the Population 5 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Age of the Population 4 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 2
Senior Citizens 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 5
Median Family Income 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3
People Above Poverty 3 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 9
Public Transportation Use 4 3
Working at Home 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 9
Housing Recently Built 7 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 4 6

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Ignacio Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 136 miles NW of Santa Fe, New Mexico (center to center)
Nearest Large City 150 miles N of Albuquerque, New Mexico
County La Plata
Standard Zip Codes 81137
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.115
Longitude -107.632

Ignacio Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station IGNACIO 1 N
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 39 F
Apr Temp 28 to 62 F
Jul Temp 49 to 87 F
Oct Temp 31 to 65 F
Annual Precip 14 inches
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 38 F
Apr Temp 24 to 53 F
Jul Temp 45 to 78 F
Oct Temp 29 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29.5 inches
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 38 F
Apr Temp 26 to 56 F
Jul Temp 48 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 62 F
Annual Precip 27.7 inches
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Ignacio Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 669 100%
Male 320 47.8%
Female 349 52.2%
Under 18 204 30.5%
18+ 465 69.5%
65+ 78 11.7%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.12
White 343 51.3%
African-American 5 0.7%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 147 22%
Other 123 18.4%
Mixed Race 49 7.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 325 48.6%

Estimated Ignacio Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 679
Growth 10
Growth % 1.5%

Ignacio 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) 67.5%
German 13.3%
Irish 7.3%
English 3.1%
Italian 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scottish 0.9%
British 0.8%
US/American 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Norwegian 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Swedish 0.3%
European 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Swiss 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Allison (81137)
Indian Agency (81137)
Oxford (81137)
Southern Ute Indian Reservat (81137)
Tiffany (81137)

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)
Ignacio 669 $39,583
Bayfield 1,549 $46,583
Durango 13,922 $50,814

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Ignacio Library District
Ignacio, Colorado
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Ignacio High Schools (2004)

Serves 249 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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