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Demographics

People

Total Population1,393
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+
Age of the Population29

Families

% of people married28.8%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.7%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,750
% Above Poverty Level63.9%
% Below Poverty Level36.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work18.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.1%
Median Gross Rent$572
Median House Value$63,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)38.7%
US/American0%
English8.8%
Irish13.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ordway Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 46 miles E of Pueblo, Colorado (center to center)
Nearest Large City71 miles SE of Colorado Springs, Colorado
County Crowley County
Standard Zip Codes81063
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude38.218
Longitude-103.755

Ordway Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationORDWAY 2 ENE
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp11 to 45 F
Apr Temp33 to 68 F
Jul Temp59 to 95 F
Oct Temp34 to 72 F
Annual Precip11.3 inches
StationTACONY 10 SE
Distance20.3 miles
Jan Temp14 to 45 F
Apr Temp34 to 67 F
Jul Temp58 to 92 F
Oct Temp36 to 70 F
Annual Precip11.3 inches
StationLA JUNTA 20 S
Distance37.7 miles
Jan Temp16 to 48 F
Apr Temp37 to 68 F
Jul Temp63 to 95 F
Oct Temp37 to 72 F
Annual Precip14.8 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ordway, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Numa (81063)

Punkin Center (81063)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cheraw175$43,542
Crowley284$30,000
Manzanola445$39,750
Olney Springs507$35,000
Rocky Ford3,877$36,786

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ordway Public Libraries

Combined Community Library (ordway)
1007 MAIN STREET ORDWAY, CO 81063 (38.226914, -103.756734)
Ordway, Colorado
(719) 267-3823

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Ordway Public Schools

Crowley County Online Academy
602 Main
(719) 267-3582
Crowley County High School
602 Main
(719) 267-3582
High
Total Enrollment 139
Crowley County Elementary School
630 Main
(719) 267-3558
Primary
Total Enrollment 202
Crowley County Ward Middle School
1001 Main
(719) 267-9880
Middle
Total Enrollment 138
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