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People

Total Population 659
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 281
Age of the Population 26

Families

% of people married 42.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,857
% Above Poverty Level 87.7%
% Below Poverty Level 12.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.1%
Median Gross Rent $553
Median House Value $104,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.8%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 14.6%

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

Swink Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles E of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles SE of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Otero
P.O. Box Zip Codes 81077
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.014
Longitude -103.627

Swink 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 4.1 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 14.8 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 22.1 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cheraw 175 $43,542
La Junta 7,018 $38,781
Manzanola 445 $39,750
Ordway 1,393 $33,750
Rocky Ford 3,877 $36,786

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

Swink Public Libraries

Library
Swink School/public Library
610 COLUMBIA AVE
Swink, Colorado
(719) 384-8103

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Swink High Schools

SWINK JUNIOR-SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
610 COLUMBIA STREET
719-384-8103
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 180 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

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