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People

Total Population 1,021
Male Share of the Population 45.8%
Female Share of the Population 54.2%
Senior Citizens 33%
Employed Population 16+ 458
Age of the Population 54

Families

% of people married 51.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $49,773
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 11 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 45.2%
Median Gross Rent $572
Median House Value $78,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.9%
US/American 0.2%
English 13.2%
Irish 8.7%

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

Atwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 198 miles E of Greeley, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City 200 miles E of Aurora, Colorado
County Rawlins
Standard Zip Codes 67730
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.806
Longitude -101.041

Atwood 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 ATWOOD 2 SW
Distance 2.7 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 40 F
Apr Temp 33 to 66 F
Jul Temp 61 to 93 F
Oct Temp 33 to 69 F
Annual Precip 22.7 inches
Station COLBY 1 SW
Distance 28.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 39 F
Apr Temp 33 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 90 F
Oct Temp 35 to 68 F
Annual Precip 20.7 inches
Station BENKELMAN
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 41 F
Apr Temp 34 to 65 F
Jul Temp 61 to 91 F
Oct Temp 35 to 69 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Herndon 133 $56,250
McDonald 163 $38,750

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

Atwood Public Libraries

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Atwood Public Library
102 S. SIXTH ST.
Atwood, Kansas
(785) 626-3805

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ATWOOD HIGH
100 N 8TH
785-626-3289
Serves 174 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.7

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