Poncha Springs, Colorado

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Poncha Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 71 miles W of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Chaffee
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81242
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.512
Longitude -106.076

Poncha Springs Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SALIDA
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 42 F
Apr Temp 27 to 58 F
Jul Temp 49 to 83 F
Oct Temp 28 to 63 F
Annual Precip 8.6 inches
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 34 F
Apr Temp 25 to 57 F
Jul Temp 47 to 80 F
Oct Temp 27 to 62 F
Annual Precip 8.3 inches
Distance 36 miles
Jan Temp -11 to 27 F
Apr Temp 13 to 45 F
Jul Temp 40 to 71 F
Oct Temp 23 to 53 F
Annual Precip 16.9 inches
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Poncha Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 466 100%
Male 234 50.2%
Female 232 49.8%
Under 18 108 23.2%
18+ 358 76.8%
65+ 80 17.2%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 2.77
White 443 95.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 8 1.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 7 1.5%
Mixed Race 4 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 29 6.2%

Estimated Poncha Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 465
Growth -1
Growth % -0.2%

Poncha Springs Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

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Ancestry Percent
German 28.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.4%
English 10.6%
Italian 9.7%
US/American 9.4%
Irish 6.3%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
Celtic 2.5%
Scottish 2.2%
European 2.2%
Dutch 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Polish 1.6%
Swedish 1.6%
Norwegian 1.3%
Greek 0.9%
Austrian 0.9%
Hungarian 0.9%
Portuguese 0.9%
Romanian 0.6%
Danish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Poncha Springs 466 $36,000
Buena Vista 2,195 $40,455
Pitkin 124 $52,083
Salida 5,504 $38,240
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