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Demographics

People

Total Population2,917
Male Share of the Population53.7%
Female Share of the Population46.3%
Senior Citizens22.5%
Employed Population 16+984
Age of the Population47

Families

% of people married32.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.1%
Median Earnings25+$23,104
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$6,701
Median Earnings With High School Degree$18,407

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,929
% Above Poverty Level78.1%
% Below Poverty Level21.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home6%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.6%
% Using Public Transportation1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone41.1%
Median Gross Rent$582
Median House Value$91,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)53.7%
Irish12.9%
German10.8%
Italian5.8%
French Except Basque2.9%
English2.7%
Dutch2.5%
Greek1.1%
Austrian1%
Welsh1%
Arab0.7%
Polish0.7%
Lebanese0.7%
Lithuanian0.5%
Swedish0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Danishn0.3%
Czech0.3%
Slovene0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Swiss0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Scottish0.1%
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Walsenburg Almanac

CategoryValue
County Huerfano County
Standard Zip Codes81089
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude37.62
Approximate Longitude-104.77

Walsenburg Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWALSENBURG
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 48 F
Apr Temp34 to 64 F
Jul Temp57 to 86 F
Oct Temp37 to 69 F
Annual Precip17.4 inches
StationTRINIDAD
Distance34.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 50 F
Apr Temp35 to 67 F
Jul Temp57 to 88 F
Oct Temp38 to 71 F
Annual Precip16.1 inches
StationGREAT SAND DUNES N M
Distance41 miles
Jan Temp8 to 34 F
Apr Temp28 to 55 F
Jul Temp51 to 80 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip11.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Aguilar491$45,938
La Veta703$49,286
Rye190$46,458

Walsenburg Public Libraries

Spanish Peaks Library District
415 WALSEN AVE
Walsenburg, Colorado
(719) 738-2774

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Walsenburg Hospitals

Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center
(Government - District/authority)
23500 Us Hwy 160
(719) 738-5100

Walsenburg Public Schools

John Mall High School
355 West Pine Street
ZIP: 81089
High
Total Enrollment 128
Peakview School
375 West Pine Street
ZIP: 81089
Primary
Total Enrollment 331
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