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People

Total Population 4,122
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 17.1%
Employed Population 16+ 1,626
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 57.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.7%
Median Earnings25+ $35,384
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,724
Median Earnings With High School Degree $40,530

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,895
% Above Poverty Level 87.1%
% Below Poverty Level 12.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $609
Median House Value $30,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 53.8%
US/American 0%
English 1.7%
Irish 5.1%

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

Colorado City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles W of Abilene, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 207 miles W of Fort Worth, Texas
County Mitchell
Standard Zip Codes 79512
Phone Area Codes 325
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.388
Longitude -100.864

Colorado City 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 COLORADO CITY
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 80 F
Jul Temp 70 to 96 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches
Station ROSCOE
Distance 19.8 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 94 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 23.5 inches
Station STERLING CITY
Distance 39 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 80 F
Jul Temp 69 to 95 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Buford (79512)

Cuthbert (79512)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income

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

Colorado City Public Libraries

Library
Mitchell County Public Library
340 OAK ST
Colorado City, Texas
(325) 728-3968
Library Web Site

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Colorado City Hospitals

MITCHELL COUNTY HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
997 WEST I-20
(325) 728-3431
Emergency Service: Yes

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Colorado City High Schools

COLORADO HIGH SCHOOL
1500 N LONE WOLF BLVD
325-728-3424
Serves 281 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.6

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