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Demographics

People

Total Population3,858
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens18.4%
Employed Population 16+1,497
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married42.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher14.9%
Median Earnings25+$25,927
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,722
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,459

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,590
% Above Poverty Level73.9%
% Below Poverty Level26.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.4%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.1%
Median Gross Rent$592
Median House Value$75,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)56.9%
German10.5%
Irish7.5%
English4.8%
French Except Basque2.3%
Italian1.7%
Norwegian1.3%
Portuguese1.3%
African0.6%
Russian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Scottish0.4%
Nigerian0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Dutch0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Polish0.1%
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Rocky Ford Almanac

CategoryValue
County Otero County
Standard Zip Codes81067
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude38.04
Approximate Longitude-103.72

Rocky Ford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationROCKY FORD 2 SE
Distance1.7 miles
Jan Temp14 to 46 F
Apr Temp35 to 70 F
Jul Temp60 to 94 F
Oct Temp36 to 73 F
Annual Precip11.8 inches
StationORDWAY 2 ENE
Distance11.4 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
StationLA JUNTA 20 S
Distance26.6 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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cheraw194$44,688
Crowley194$27,375
La Junta6,978$43,229
Manzanola452$32,969
Ordway1,464$31,471
Swink755$36,667

Rocky Ford Public Libraries

Rocky Ford Public Library
400 SOUTH 10TH STREET
Rocky Ford, Colorado
(719) 254-6641

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Rocky Ford Public Schools

Jefferson Intermediate School
901 South 11th Street
ZIP: 81067
Primary
Total Enrollment 260
Rocky Ford Junior/senior High School
100 West Washington
ZIP: 81067
High
Total Enrollment 335
Washington Primary School
709 South 11th Street
ZIP: 81067
Primary
Total Enrollment 214
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