Demographics

People

Total Population766
Male Share of the Population45.4%
Female Share of the Population54.6%
Senior Citizens24%
Employed Population 16+299
Age of the Population34

Families

% of people married43.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.7%
Median Earnings25+$29,205
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,328

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,824
% Above Poverty Level75.8%
% Below Poverty Level24.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone21.2%
Median Gross Rent$554
Median House Value$118,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)52.9%
German23.9%
Irish15%
Italian8.2%
English4.6%
French Except Basque3.3%
Dutch3.3%
Scottish1.4%
Polish1%
Danishn0.7%
Portuguese0.5%
Slovene0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Russian0.1%
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Swink Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyOtero County
P.O. Box Zip Codes81077
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude38.02
Approximate Longitude-103.63

Swink 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
Distance4.1 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
Distance14.8 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
Distance22.1 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
Cheraw234$60,000
La Junta6,914$41,140
Manzanola478$40,714
Ordway1,472$51,875
Rocky Ford3,824$37,853

Swink Public Libraries

Swink School/public Library
610 COLUMBIA AVE
Swink, Colorado
(719) 384-8103

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Swink Public Schools

Swink Elementary School
610 Columbia Street
ZIP: 81077
Primary
Total Enrollment 195
Swink Junior-senior High School
610 Columbia Street
ZIP: 81077
High
Total Enrollment 156
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