Walsh, Colorado

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Walsh, Colorado

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 1% trophy Walsh Low Property Crime
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Walsh Short Commute Times
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Walsh Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Walsh Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 9% Walsh Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Walsh, Colorado

Comparing Walsh 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 8 9
Male Share of the Population 7 4
Racial Diversity 6 2
Well-Paid Single Men 5 3
Female Share of the Population 4 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 6
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 5
People Above Poverty 3 2
Median Family Income 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Public Transportation Use 6 4
Working at Home 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 6
Housing Recently Built 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 10

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Walsh Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 140 miles SE of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 170 miles SE of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Baca
Standard Zip Codes 81090
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.386
Longitude -102.277

Walsh Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station WALSH 1 W
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 45 F
Apr Temp 35 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 92 F
Oct Temp 39 to 70 F
Annual Precip 17.9 inches
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 45 F
Apr Temp 33 to 66 F
Jul Temp 58 to 91 F
Oct Temp 37 to 70 F
Annual Precip 17 inches
Station BOISE CITY 2 E
Distance 46.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 50 F
Apr Temp 37 to 71 F
Jul Temp 62 to 93 F
Oct Temp 40 to 74 F
Annual Precip 18.5 inches
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Walsh Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 723 100%
Male 355 49.1%
Female 368 50.9%
Under 18 180 24.9%
18+ 543 75.1%
65+ 180 24.9%
Median Age 40.9
Average Family Size 3
White 638 88.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1.4%
Other 47 6.5%
Mixed Race 27 3.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 107 14.8%

Estimated Walsh Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 682
Growth -41
Growth % -5.7%

Walsh 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.9%
US/American 18.7%
Irish 14.4%
German 11.3%
English 7.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.3%
Italian 2.7%
Scottish 1.8%
French Canadian 1.6%
Dutch 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Swedish 1%
Welsh 0.6%
Norwegian 0.4%
Polish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Stonington (81090)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Walsh 723 $32,574
Springfield 1,562 $34,107
Vilas 110 $41,250
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Walsh High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 95 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10

Serves 2 students.

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