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People

Total Population 642
Male Share of the Population 48.6%
Female Share of the Population 51.4%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 191
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 41.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $21,786
% Above Poverty Level 67.6%
% Below Poverty Level 32.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 13 minutes
% Working from Home 2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.2%
% Using Public Transportation 4.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.8%
Median Gross Rent $305
Median House Value $76,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 81.9%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 0.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

San Luis Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 85 miles SW of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles S of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Costilla
Standard Zip Codes 81152
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81134
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.2
Longitude -105.423

San Luis 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 SAN LUIS 2 SE
Distance 1.3 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 35 F
Apr Temp 25 to 56 F
Jul Temp 46 to 80 F
Oct Temp 28 to 60 F
Annual Precip 9.5 inches
Station CERRO
Distance 33.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 36 F
Apr Temp 27 to 60 F
Jul Temp 49 to 82 F
Oct Temp 30 to 64 F
Annual Precip 14 inches
Station SHEEP MOUNTAIN
Distance 37.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 39 F
Apr Temp 29 to 54 F
Jul Temp 51 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 60 F
Annual Precip 12.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Garcia (81134)

Mesita (81152)

Wildhorse Mesa (81152)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Blanca 478 $36,705

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

San Luis Public Libraries

Library
Costilla County Public Library
418 GASPER STREET
San Luis, Colorado
(719) 672-3309

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San Luis High Schools

CENTENNIAL HIGH SCHOOL
909 NORTH MAIN STREET
719-672-3322
A Title I School.
Serves 97 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.8

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