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People

Total Population 3,925
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 21.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,357
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 41%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.6%
Median Earnings25+ $24,635
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,393

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,964
% Above Poverty Level 70.7%
% Below Poverty Level 29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 14 minutes
% Working from Home 3.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.2%
Median Gross Rent $552
Median House Value $71,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 63%
US/American 0%
English 4.5%
Irish 5.8%

Rocky Ford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 50 miles E of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 80 miles SE of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Otero
Standard Zip Codes 81067
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.052
Longitude -103.719

Rocky Ford 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 ROCKY FORD 2 SE
Distance 1.7 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 46 F
Apr Temp 35 to 70 F
Jul Temp 60 to 94 F
Oct Temp 36 to 73 F
Annual Precip 11.8 inches
Station ORDWAY 2 ENE
Distance 11.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 45 F
Apr Temp 33 to 68 F
Jul Temp 59 to 95 F
Oct Temp 34 to 72 F
Annual Precip 11.3 inches
Station LA JUNTA 20 S
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 48 F
Apr Temp 37 to 68 F
Jul Temp 63 to 95 F
Oct Temp 37 to 72 F
Annual Precip 14.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hawley (81067)

Vroman (81067)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cheraw 202 $36,875
Crowley 405 $45,673
La Junta 7,040 $38,695
Manzanola 385 $39,444
Ordway 1,159 $40,625
Swink 775 $49,375

Rocky Ford Public Libraries

Library
Rocky Ford Public Library
400 SOUTH 10TH STREET
Rocky Ford, Colorado
(719) 254-6641
Library Web Site

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Rocky Ford High Schools

ROCKY FORD HIGH SCHOOL
100 WEST WASHINGTON
719-254-7431
Serves 223 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

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