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Demographics

People

Total Population471
Male Share of the Population45.9%
Female Share of the Population54.1%
Senior Citizens14.2%
Employed Population 16+179
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married59.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16%
Median Earnings25+$21,524
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,536
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,625

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,750
% Above Poverty Level81.3%
% Below Poverty Level18.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home7.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26%
Median Gross Rent$836
Median House Value$91,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)84.3%
German7%
Polish3.2%
Ukrainian1.7%
English1.5%
Danishn1.3%
Swedish0.8%
French Except Basque0.6%
Italian0.6%
Dutch0.4%
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Blanca Almanac

CategoryValue
County Costilla County
Standard Zip Codes81123
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude37.43
Approximate Longitude-105.51

Blanca Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBLANCA
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp2 to 34 F
Apr Temp26 to 57 F
Jul Temp48 to 81 F
Oct Temp26 to 62 F
Annual Precip9.2 inches
StationSAN LUIS 2 SE
Distance18.4 miles
Jan Temp3 to 35 F
Apr Temp25 to 56 F
Jul Temp46 to 80 F
Oct Temp28 to 60 F
Annual Precip9.5 inches
StationSHEEP MOUNTAIN
Distance24.7 miles
Jan Temp17 to 39 F
Apr Temp29 to 54 F
Jul Temp51 to 79 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip12.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alamosa9,671$44,167
San Luis678$19,167
Sanford897$62,944

Blanca Public Schools

Sierra Grande K-12 School
17523 East Highway 160
ZIP: 81123
Other
Total Enrollment 254
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