Orchard City, Colorado

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Comparative Profile of Orchard City, Colorado

Comparing Orchard City 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
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Male Share of the Population 7 4
Racial Diversity 7 4
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Female Share of the Population 4 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 5 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Short Commute Times 6 6
Public Transportation Use 6 4


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

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Orchard City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 166 miles SW of Boulder, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 169 miles W of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Delta
Standard Zip Codes 81410, 81418
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.828
Longitude -107.97

Orchard City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 39 F
Apr Temp 33 to 62 F
Jul Temp 55 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 65 F
Annual Precip 13.2 inches
Station DELTA
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 39 F
Apr Temp 33 to 65 F
Jul Temp 55 to 92 F
Oct Temp 34 to 69 F
Annual Precip 7.6 inches
Distance 24.3 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 37 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 57 to 87 F
Oct Temp 36 to 65 F
Annual Precip 9.7 inches
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Orchard City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,880 100%
Male 1,416 49.2%
Female 1,464 50.8%
Under 18 612 21.3%
18+ 2,268 78.8%
65+ 789 27.4%
Median Age 47.7
Average Family Size 2.78
White 2,718 94.4%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 13 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 28 1%
Other 59 2%
Mixed Race 58 2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 228 7.9%

Estimated Orchard City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,053
Growth 173
Growth % 6%

Orchard City 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
German 26.3%
English 12.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.9%
US/American 11.4%
Irish 8.3%
European 3.5%
French (except Basque) 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.4%
Swedish 3.4%
Italian 3.2%
Norwegian 2.2%
Scottish 2.1%
Welsh 1.6%
Swiss 1.5%
Polish 1.4%
Danish 1%
Dutch 0.7%
Canadian 0.5%
British 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Yugoslavian 0.4%
Greek 0.3%
Portuguese 0.2%
Macedonian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Austin (81410)
Cory (81414)
Eckert (81418)

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)
Orchard City 2,880 $40,257
Cedaredge 1,854 $35,052
Crawford 366 $27,500
Delta 6,400 $34,798
Hotchkiss 968 $31,989
Olathe 1,573 $31,354
Paonia 1,497 $40,170
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