Wiggins, Colorado

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Wiggins, Colorado

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 14% Wiggins Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Wiggins, Colorado

Comparing Wiggins 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
Racial Diversity 9 9
Male Share of the Population 9 6
Female Share of the Population 2 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 4
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 4 3
People Above Poverty 4 3
Median Family Income 3 2
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 3
Short Commute Times 3 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 6
Affordability of Rents 4 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 1 2

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Wiggins Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles E of Greeley, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 53 miles NE of Aurora, Colorado
County Morgan
Standard Zip Codes 80654
Phone Area Codes 970
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.23
Longitude -104.072

Wiggins Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 40 F
Apr Temp 34 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 91 F
Oct Temp 34 to 68 F
Annual Precip 13.1 inches
Distance 35.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 40 F
Apr Temp 36 to 63 F
Jul Temp 59 to 89 F
Oct Temp 37 to 66 F
Annual Precip 14.2 inches
Distance 41.1 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 43 F
Apr Temp 34 to 61 F
Jul Temp 59 to 88 F
Oct Temp 36 to 66 F
Annual Precip 15.8 inches
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Wiggins Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 838 100%
Male 420 50.1%
Female 418 49.9%
Under 18 310 37%
18+ 528 63%
65+ 64 7.6%
Median Age 30.3
Average Family Size 3.52
White 688 82.1%
African-American 10 1.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 19 2.3%
Other 108 12.9%
Mixed Race 13 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 210 25.1%

Estimated Wiggins Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 951
Growth 113
Growth % 13.5%

Wiggins 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 32.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.9%
Irish 7.4%
English 6%
Norwegian 5.7%
US/American 5.6%
French (except Basque) 3.1%
Polish 1.9%
Swedish 1.2%
Dutch 0.8%
Scottish 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
Italian 0.5%
Greek 0.5%
Czechoslovakian 0.5%
Hungarian 0.4%
Danish 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.4%
Canadian 0.3%
African 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hoyt (80654)

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)
Wiggins 838 $34,219
Brush 5,117 $39,094
Fort Morgan 11,034 $36,134
Log Lane Village 1,006 $35,536
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Wiggins High Schools (2004)

Serves 271 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

Wiggins Colleges

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