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Overview

Introduction to Colorado City, Arizona

Colorado City is very closely affiliated with Hildale, Utah. The residents of both towns are nearly all members of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. In December of 2005 the Phoenix New Times published an article that revealed that the community in both towns actively practice polygamy. Evidently, this got revealed due to the discovery that residents there had an unusually high percentage of fumarase deficiency, a disease that develops from substantial inbreeding.

People

Total Population
Male Share of the Population
Female Share of the Population
Senior Citizens
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population

Families

% of people married
Average household size

Education and Earnings

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

Wealth

Median Family Income
% Above Poverty Level
% Below Poverty Level

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time
% Working from Home
% Walking and Biking to Work
% Using Public Transportation

Housing

People Living Alone
Median Gross Rent
Median House Value

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)
US/American
English
Irish

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

Colorado City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 129 miles NE of Henderson, Nevada (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles NE of Las Vegas, Nevada
County Mohave
Metro Area Las Vegas
P.O. Box Zip Codes 86021
Phone Area Codes 928
Time Zone Mountain (-7 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.99
Longitude -112.975

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 0.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 49 F
Apr Temp 37 to 67 F
Jul Temp 61 to 92 F
Oct Temp 41 to 73 F
Annual Precip 13.5 inches
Station PIPE SPRINGS NATL MONMNT
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 48 F
Apr Temp 35 to 69 F
Jul Temp 59 to 94 F
Oct Temp 39 to 73 F
Annual Precip 11.2 inches
Station KANAB
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 47 F
Apr Temp 35 to 67 F
Jul Temp 57 to 91 F
Oct Temp 39 to 70 F
Annual Precip 14.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fredonia 1,688 $50,240

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

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Colorado City High Schools

COLORADO CITY HIGH SCHOOL
255 N. COTTOWNWOOD ST.
928-875-9001
A Title I School.
Serves 67 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

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