La Veta strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):
Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
Comparing La Veta to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):
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|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|People Living Alone|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Nearest Medium City||56 miles SW of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||92 miles S of Colorado Springs, Colorado|
|Standard Zip Codes||81055|
|Phone Area Codes||719|
|Time Zone||Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||21 to 48 F|
|Apr Temp||34 to 64 F|
|Jul Temp||57 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||37 to 69 F|
|Annual Precip||17.4 inches|
|Jan Temp||11 to 41 F|
|Apr Temp||28 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||51 to 83 F|
|Oct Temp||31 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||22 inches|
|Jan Temp||2 to 34 F|
|Apr Temp||26 to 57 F|
|Jul Temp||48 to 81 F|
|Oct Temp||26 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||9.2 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.79|
|American Indian & Alaskan||9||1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||106||11.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||887|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||17.8%|
|French (except Basque)||2.7%|
According to the US Postal Service, La Veta, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Cuchara (81055)
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Serves 112 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.9
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