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Demographics

People

Total Population962
Male Share of the Population53%
Female Share of the Population47%
Senior Citizens14.4%
Employed Population 16+518
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married47.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher29.5%
Median Earnings25+$24,219
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,417

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,417
% Above Poverty Level83.6%
% Below Poverty Level16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation2.3%

Housing

People Living Alone30.2%
Median Gross Rent$783
Median House Value$193,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)33%
German21.3%
English15.6%
Irish9.5%
Italian5.2%
Dutch1.9%
French Except Basque1.7%
Czech1.5%
Polish1.5%
Scottish0.9%
Swedish0.8%
Bulgarian0.7%
Slovak0.7%
Russian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Romanian0.2%
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Poncha Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Chaffee County
P.O. Box Zip Codes81242
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude38.51
Approximate Longitude-106.07

Poncha Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationSALIDA
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp12 to 42 F
Apr Temp27 to 58 F
Jul Temp49 to 83 F
Oct Temp28 to 63 F
Annual Precip8.6 inches
StationSAGUACHE
Distance29.9 miles
Jan Temp2 to 34 F
Apr Temp25 to 57 F
Jul Temp47 to 80 F
Oct Temp27 to 62 F
Annual Precip8.3 inches
StationTAYLOR PARK
Distance36 miles
Jan Temp-11 to 27 F
Apr Temp13 to 45 F
Jul Temp40 to 71 F
Oct Temp23 to 53 F
Annual Precip16.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buena Vista2,690$56,129
Pitkin87$56,750
Salida5,430$63,021
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