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People

Total Population 4,394
Male Share of the Population 47.7%
Female Share of the Population 52.3%
Senior Citizens 16.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,699
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 44.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.1%
Median Earnings25+ $26,732
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,115
Median Earnings With High School Degree $12,154

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,842
% Above Poverty Level 78.8%
% Below Poverty Level 21.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.1%
Median Gross Rent $516
Median House Value $100,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 59.2%
US/American 0.6%
English 5.8%
Irish 6.9%

Monte Vista Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 96 miles SW of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 112 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Rio Grande
Standard Zip Codes 81144
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81135
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.579
Longitude -106.147

Monte Vista 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 MONTE VISTA 2 W
Distance 2 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 33 F
Apr Temp 27 to 58 F
Jul Temp 49 to 80 F
Oct Temp 28 to 62 F
Annual Precip 7.9 inches
Station CENTER 4 SSW
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 32 F
Apr Temp 24 to 58 F
Jul Temp 45 to 79 F
Oct Temp 26 to 61 F
Annual Precip 6.9 inches
Station DEL NORTE 2 E
Distance 11.1 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 34 F
Apr Temp 26 to 57 F
Jul Temp 48 to 78 F
Oct Temp 29 to 61 F
Annual Precip 10.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Homelake (81135)

Lariat (81144)

Maxeyville (81144)

Sargents School (81144)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alamosa 9,427 $41,070
Center 2,077 $33,750
Del Norte 1,987 $33,854
Hooper 79 $18,750
La Jara 835 $47,083

Monte Vista Public Libraries

Library
Rio Grande Library District
120 JEFFERSON STREET
Monte Vista, Colorado
(719) 852-3931

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Monte Vista High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

MONTE VISTA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
349 PROSPECT
719-852-3586
Serves 311 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

SARGENT JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
7090 NORTH ROAD 2 EAST
719-852-4025
Serves 190 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

BYRON SYRING DELTA CENTER
345 PROSPECT
719-852-2212
A Non-traditional School
Serves 104 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 35.9

MONTE VISTA ON-LINE ACADEMY
345 EAST PROSPECT
719-852-2212
Serves 88 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 30.3

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