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People

Total Population 552
Male Share of the Population 58.3%
Female Share of the Population 41.7%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 167
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 41.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.9%
Median Earnings25+ $21,607
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,357
Median Earnings With High School Degree $18,854

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,625
% Above Poverty Level 63.7%
% Below Poverty Level 36.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 15.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37%
Median Gross Rent $646
Median House Value $143,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.9%
US/American 0%
English 17.2%
Irish 23.6%

Westcliffe Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles W of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 59 miles SW of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Custer
Standard Zip Codes 81252
Phone Area Codes 719
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.134
Longitude -105.465

Westcliffe 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 WESTCLIFFE
Distance 0.1 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 37 F
Apr Temp 25 to 54 F
Jul Temp 45 to 79 F
Oct Temp 26 to 60 F
Annual Precip 14.1 inches
Station GREAT SAND DUNES N M
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 34 F
Apr Temp 28 to 55 F
Jul Temp 51 to 80 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 11.5 inches
Station SHEEP MOUNTAIN
Distance 31.6 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, Westcliffe, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Horn Creek (81252)

Rosita (81252)

Tanglewood Acres (81252)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coal Creek 311 $42,500
Rockvale 454 $43,500
Silver Cliff 841 $37,868
Williamsburg 647 $46,458

Westcliffe Public Libraries

Library
West Custer County Library District
209 MAIN STREET
Westcliffe, Colorado
(719) 783-9138

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Westcliffe High Schools

CUSTER COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
709 EAST MAIN STREET
719-783-2291
Serves 158 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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