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People

Total Population 187
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 83
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 37.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 38%
Median Earnings25+ $22,679
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,500
% Above Poverty Level 84.5%
% Below Poverty Level 15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 11%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 32.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,058
Median House Value $247,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.6%
US/American 0%
English 13.9%
Irish 31%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rico Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 180 miles NW of Santa Fe, New Mexico (center to center)
Nearest Large City 191 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Dolores
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81332
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.692
Longitude -108.029

Rico 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 RICO
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 37 F
Apr Temp 19 to 49 F
Jul Temp 40 to 74 F
Oct Temp 24 to 57 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station TELLURIDE 4 WNW
Distance 19.9 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 37 F
Apr Temp 22 to 51 F
Jul Temp 41 to 77 F
Oct Temp 23 to 59 F
Annual Precip 23.4 inches
Station LEMON DAM
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 38 F
Apr Temp 24 to 53 F
Jul Temp 45 to 78 F
Oct Temp 29 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Mountain Village 1,291 $60,625
Silverton 609 $47,083
Telluride 1,856 $72,574

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2014, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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