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Demographics

People

Total Population2,527
Male Share of the Population51.3%
Female Share of the Population48.7%
Senior Citizens8.3%
Employed Population 16+1,441
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married55.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher30.1%
Median Earnings25+$36,830
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,417
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,153

Wealth

Median Family Income$73,542
% Above Poverty Level96%
% Below Poverty Level4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone18.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,188
Median House Value$247,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)31.2%
German22.3%
Irish11.4%
English11%
French Except Basque6.8%
Italian4.5%
Scottish3.5%
Welsh3.2%
Norwegian2.6%
Swedish1.5%
Dutch1.5%
Polish0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Portuguese0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Arab0.2%
Finnish0.1%
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Bayfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County La Plata County
Standard Zip Codes81122
Phone Area Codes970
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude37.23
Approximate Longitude-107.59

Bayfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationIGNACIO 1 N
Distance6.7 miles
Jan Temp9 to 39 F
Apr Temp28 to 62 F
Jul Temp49 to 87 F
Oct Temp31 to 65 F
Annual Precip14 inches
StationFORT LEWIS
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp8 to 38 F
Apr Temp25 to 58 F
Jul Temp48 to 82 F
Oct Temp29 to 63 F
Annual Precip19.1 inches
StationPAGOSA SPRINGS
Distance32 miles
Jan Temp4 to 39 F
Apr Temp25 to 59 F
Jul Temp45 to 83 F
Oct Temp27 to 63 F
Annual Precip20.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Durango17,817$88,667
Ignacio867$56,563

Bayfield Public Libraries

Pine River Public Library District/bayfield
395 BAYFIELD CENTER DRIVE
Bayfield, Colorado
(970) 884-2222

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Bayfield Public Schools

Bayfield Elementary School
511 E Mustang Ln, 24 Clover Dr
ZIP: 81122
Primary
Total Enrollment 656
Bayfield High School
800 Co Rd 501, 24 Clover Dr
ZIP: 81122
High
Total Enrollment 366
Bayfield Middle School
615 E. Oak, 24 Clover Dr
ZIP: 81122
Middle
Total Enrollment 303
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