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Demographics

People

Total Population755
Male Share of the Population42.4%
Female Share of the Population57.6%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+321
Age of the Population30

Families

% of people married37.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher23.1%
Median Earnings25+$26,579
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,028
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,875

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,667
% Above Poverty Level72.8%
% Below Poverty Level27.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone19.9%
Median Gross Rent$561
Median House Value$106,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.1%
German29.4%
Irish13.6%
English7.8%
Scottish7.4%
Italian5.3%
French Except Basque3.4%
Dutch2.3%
Arab0.8%
Egyptian0.8%
Welsh0.4%
Slovene0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Russian0.1%
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Swink Almanac

CategoryValue
County Otero 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
Cheraw194$44,688
La Junta6,978$43,229
Manzanola452$32,969
Ordway1,464$31,471
Rocky Ford3,858$36,590

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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