Rico, Colorado

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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

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  • 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
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
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
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Rico Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 205 100%
Male 121 59%
Female 84 41%
Under 18 31 15.1%
18+ 174 84.9%
65+ 7 3.4%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 2.62
White 190 92.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 2%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 2.9%
Other 2 1%
Mixed Race 3 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 2.9%

Estimated Rico Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 225
Growth 20
Growth % 9.8%

Rico 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 13.3%
Polish 11.6%
Italian 11.6%
Irish 11.6%
US/American 8.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.7%
English 6.1%
European 6.1%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
Swedish 2.8%
Russian 2.8%
Scandinavian 2.2%
Croatian 2.2%
Swiss 1.7%
Czech 1.7%
Dutch 1.7%
Welsh 1.7%
Scottish 1.1%
Greek 1.1%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rico 205 $55,625
Mountain Village 978 $52,750
Silverton 531 $39,375
Telluride 2,221 $66,136
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