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Demographics

People

Total Population703
Male Share of the Population47.7%
Female Share of the Population52.3%
Senior Citizens26.7%
Employed Population 16+352
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married53.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42.4%
Median Earnings25+$22,652
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$24,375
Median Earnings With High School Degree$19,167

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,286
% Above Poverty Level78.5%
% Below Poverty Level21.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work24.5%
% Using Public Transportation6.3%

Housing

People Living Alone42.4%
Median Gross Rent$730
Median House Value$212,000

Ancestry

German25.2%
English19.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.1%
Irish16.2%
Italian5.7%
Scottish4.1%
Polish2.8%
Ukrainian2.7%
Swedish2.6%
Czech2.3%
Norwegian2.1%
Canadian1.8%
Welsh1.4%
Croatian1.1%
Danishn0.9%
Dutch0.6%
West Indian0.4%
Barbadian0.4%
Slovak0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
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La Veta Almanac

CategoryValue
County Huerfano County
Standard Zip Codes81055
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude37.51
Approximate Longitude-105

La Veta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWALSENBURG
Distance16.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 48 F
Apr Temp34 to 64 F
Jul Temp57 to 86 F
Oct Temp37 to 69 F
Annual Precip17.4 inches
StationRYE
Distance27.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 41 F
Apr Temp28 to 59 F
Jul Temp51 to 83 F
Oct Temp31 to 62 F
Annual Precip22 inches
StationBLANCA
Distance28.4 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aguilar491$45,938
Walsenburg2,917$33,929

La Veta Public Libraries

La Veta Regional Library District
310 SOUTH MAIN STREET
La Veta, Colorado
(719) 742-3572

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La Veta Public Schools

La Veta Elementary School
126 East Garland
ZIP: 81055
Primary
Total Enrollment 107
La Veta Junior-senior High School
126 East Garland
ZIP: 81055
Other
Total Enrollment 108
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