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People

Total Population 2,770
Male Share of the Population 50.4%
Female Share of the Population 49.6%
Senior Citizens 17.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,272
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 61.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,449
% Above Poverty Level 79.5%
% Below Poverty Level 20.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.3%
Median Gross Rent $772
Median House Value $206,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.8%
US/American 0%
English 15%
Irish 11.1%

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

Meeker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 140 miles W of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 156 miles W of Denver, Colorado
County Rio Blanco
Standard Zip Codes 81641
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.037
Longitude -107.912

Meeker 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 LITTLE HILLS
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 36 F
Apr Temp 23 to 56 F
Jul Temp 45 to 85 F
Oct Temp 24 to 62 F
Annual Precip 14.7 inches
Station MAYBELL
Distance 34.6 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 31 F
Apr Temp 26 to 56 F
Jul Temp 47 to 85 F
Oct Temp 26 to 61 F
Annual Precip 12.7 inches
Station MASSADONA 3 E
Distance 40.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 30 to 57 F
Jul Temp 55 to 85 F
Oct Temp 32 to 61 F
Annual Precip 13.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Axel (81641)

Buford (81641)

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

Meeker Public Libraries

Library
Meeker Regional Library District
200 MAIN STREET
Meeker, Colorado
(970) 878-5911

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Meeker Hospitals

PIONEERS HOSPITAL OF RIO BLANCO
(Government - Local)
345 CLEVELAND STREET
(970) 878-5047
Emergency Service: Yes

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Meeker High Schools

MEEKER HIGH SCHOOL
550 SCHOOL STREET
970-878-3631
Serves 203 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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