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Demographics

People

Total Population4,236
Male Share of the Population49.9%
Female Share of the Population50.1%
Senior Citizens14.5%
Employed Population 16+1,375
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married52%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.1%
Median Earnings25+$30,207
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,245

Wealth

Median Family Income$44,936
% Above Poverty Level78.7%
% Below Poverty Level21.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.4%
Median Gross Rent$561
Median House Value$107,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)56.2%
German13.1%
Irish4%
Italian1.4%
Scottish1.3%
English1.2%
Norwegian0.9%
Swedish0.8%
US/American0.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
Polish0.4%
Dutch0.3%
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Monte Vista Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rio Grande County
Standard Zip Codes81144
P.O. Box Zip Codes81135
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude37.57
Approximate Longitude-106.14

Monte Vista Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMONTE VISTA 2 W
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp0 to 33 F
Apr Temp27 to 58 F
Jul Temp49 to 80 F
Oct Temp28 to 62 F
Annual Precip7.9 inches
StationCENTER 4 SSW
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 32 F
Apr Temp24 to 58 F
Jul Temp45 to 79 F
Oct Temp26 to 61 F
Annual Precip6.9 inches
StationDEL NORTE 2 E
Distance11.1 miles
Jan Temp5 to 34 F
Apr Temp26 to 57 F
Jul Temp48 to 78 F
Oct Temp29 to 61 F
Annual Precip10.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alamosa9,675$44,731
Center2,033$40,114
Del Norte1,621$34,783
Hooper58$0
La Jara677$59,063

Monte Vista Public Libraries

Rio Grande County Library District
120 JEFFERSON STREET
Monte Vista, Colorado
(719) 852-3931

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Monte Vista Public Schools

Bill Metz Elementary School
545 Second
ZIP: 81144
Primary
Total Enrollment 374
Byron Syring Delta Center
345 Prospect
ZIP: 81144
High
Total Enrollment 30
Marsh Elementary School
215 Lyell
ZIP: 81144
Primary
Total Enrollment 138
Monte Vista Middle School
3720 Sherman Avenue
ZIP: 81144
Middle
Total Enrollment 231
Monte Vista On-line Academy
345 East Prospect
ZIP: 81144
Other
Total Enrollment 87
Monte Vista Senior High School
295 East Prospect
ZIP: 81144
High
Total Enrollment 270
Monte Vista Shared School
525 Second Avenue
ZIP: 81144
Sargent Elementary School
7090 North County Road 2 East
ZIP: 81144
Primary
Total Enrollment 231
Sargent Junior High School
7090 North County Road 2 East
ZIP: 81144
Middle
Total Enrollment 61
Sargent Senior High School
7090 North County Road 2 East
ZIP: 81144
High
Total Enrollment 132

Monte Vista Private Schools

St Peter's Lutheran School
330 Faraday St
ZIP: 81144
Elementary
Total Enrollment 30
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