Demographics

People

Total Population673
Male Share of the Population54.7%
Female Share of the Population45.3%
Senior Citizens27.6%
Employed Population 16+278
Age of the Population52

Families

% of people married72%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher34.6%
Median Earnings25+$35,357
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,100

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,136
% Above Poverty Level88.4%
% Below Poverty Level11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home22.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20%
Median Gross Rent$578
Median House Value$86,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.5%
German18%
Irish13.8%
French Except Basque7.9%
English7.4%
Scottish3.3%
Swedish1.5%
Norwegian1%
Portuguese0.6%
Swiss0.4%
Polish0.4%
Italian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Welsh0.1%
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Dove Creek Almanac

CategoryValue
County Dolores County
Standard Zip Codes81324
Phone Area Codes970
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude37.76
Approximate Longitude-108.9

Dove Creek Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNORTHDALE
Distance7 miles
Jan Temp10 to 36 F
Apr Temp28 to 59 F
Jul Temp51 to 86 F
Oct Temp31 to 63 F
Annual Precip12.2 inches
StationCEDAR POINT
Distance10.3 miles
Jan Temp14 to 36 F
Apr Temp31 to 57 F
Jul Temp54 to 86 F
Oct Temp35 to 62 F
Annual Precip15.8 inches
StationYELLOW JACKET 2 W
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp15 to 38 F
Apr Temp31 to 60 F
Jul Temp54 to 87 F
Oct Temp36 to 64 F
Annual Precip15.9 inches

Dove Creek Public Libraries

Dolores County School/public Library (dove Creek)
525 NORTH MAIN
Dove Creek, Colorado
(970) 677-2389

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Dove Creek Public Schools

Dove Creek High School
525 North Main Street
ZIP: 81324
Other
Total Enrollment 113
Seventh Street Elementary School
713 North Main Street
ZIP: 81324
Primary
Total Enrollment 136
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