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People

Total Population 589
Male Share of the Population 52.5%
Female Share of the Population 47.5%
Senior Citizens 27.5%
Employed Population 16+ 163
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 75.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 31.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,250
% Above Poverty Level 80.5%
% Below Poverty Level 19.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 9.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 24.9%
Median Gross Rent $975
Median House Value $193,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.7%
US/American 0%
English 15.6%
Irish 7%

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

South Fork Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 117 miles W of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Rio Grande
Standard Zip Codes 81154
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.67
Longitude -106.639

South Fork 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 WOLF CREEK PASS 1 E
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 31 F
Apr Temp 17 to 41 F
Jul Temp 40 to 66 F
Oct Temp 24 to 47 F
Annual Precip 46.4 inches
Station CENTER 4 SSW
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 32 F
Apr Temp 24 to 58 F
Jul Temp 45 to 79 F
Oct Temp 26 to 61 F
Annual Precip 6.9 inches
Station RIO GRANDE RESERVOIR
Distance 34.6 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 34 F
Apr Temp 14 to 47 F
Jul Temp 39 to 74 F
Oct Temp 23 to 56 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Alpine (81154)

Masonic Park (81154)

Wagon Wheel Gap (81154)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Del Norte 1,984 $32,072

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

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