Stratton, Colorado

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Stratton, Colorado

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Stratton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Colorado):

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Short Commute Times
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Top 6% Stratton Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 18% Stratton Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Stratton, Colorado

Comparing Stratton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Colorado (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 5
Age of the Population 7 9
Senior Citizens 7 9
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Racial Diversity 5 1
Female Share of the Population 3 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 6 6
People in Middle Class or Better 6 5
College Educated Adults 5 3
Median Family Income 4 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Working at Home 4 1
Walking and Biking to Work 2 1
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Housing Recently Built 5 3
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Stratton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 120 miles E of Aurora, Colorado
County Kit Carson
Standard Zip Codes 80836
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.303
Longitude -102.604

Stratton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 41 F
Apr Temp 33 to 62 F
Jul Temp 59 to 90 F
Oct Temp 36 to 68 F
Annual Precip 17.7 inches
Station JOES 2 SE
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 41 F
Apr Temp 32 to 62 F
Jul Temp 58 to 89 F
Oct Temp 35 to 68 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Station FLAGLER 1 S
Distance 24.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 40 F
Apr Temp 31 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 66 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
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Stratton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 669 100%
Male 331 49.5%
Female 338 50.5%
Under 18 169 25.3%
18+ 500 74.7%
65+ 122 18.2%
Median Age 40.1
Average Family Size 2.92
White 648 96.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.4%
Other 13 1.9%
Mixed Race 4 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 24 3.6%

Estimated Stratton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 626
Growth -43
Growth % -6.4%

Stratton 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 43%
US/American 12.1%
Irish 9.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.7%
English 7.4%
Norwegian 3.6%
Swedish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 2.1%
Dutch 1.5%
Belgian 1.1%
Italian 0.9%
Russian 0.9%
Danish 0.9%
Scottish 0.6%
European 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
British 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Stratton 669 $36,964
Bethune 225 $30,833
Burlington 3,678 $42,500
Flagler 612 $43,542
Seibert 180 $32,083

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Stratton High Schools (2004)

Serves 86 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.2

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