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Demographics

People

Total Population399
Male Share of the Population52.6%
Female Share of the Population47.4%
Senior Citizens22.8%
Employed Population 16+107
Age of the Population50

Families

% of people married42.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24%
Median Earnings25+$24,808
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,875
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0

Wealth

Median Family Income$49,500
% Above Poverty Level79.2%
% Below Poverty Level20.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home8.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.1%
Median Gross Rent$756
Median House Value$170,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)30.3%
German24.6%
Irish14.3%
English14%
Scottish6%
Dutch6%
Polish2.8%
French Except Basque2.3%
Italian2%
Danishn1.3%
Norwegian0.8%
Welsh0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Swedish0.3%
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Westcliffe Almanac

CategoryValue
County Custer County
Standard Zip Codes81252
Phone Area Codes719
Time ZoneAmerica/Denver
Approximate Latitude38.13
Approximate Longitude-105.46

Westcliffe Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWESTCLIFFE
Distance0.1 miles
Jan Temp7 to 37 F
Apr Temp25 to 54 F
Jul Temp45 to 79 F
Oct Temp26 to 60 F
Annual Precip14.1 inches
StationGREAT SAND DUNES N M
Distance27.9 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
StationSHEEP MOUNTAIN
Distance31.6 miles
Jan Temp17 to 39 F
Apr Temp29 to 54 F
Jul Temp51 to 79 F
Oct Temp35 to 60 F
Annual Precip12.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Coal Creek308$50,000
Rockvale511$42,308
Silver Cliff827$28,125
Williamsburg663$52,321

Westcliffe Public Libraries

West Custer County Library District
209 MAIN STREET
Westcliffe, Colorado
(719) 783-9138

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Westcliffe Public Schools

Custer County Elementary School
709 Main Street
ZIP: 81252
Primary
Total Enrollment 179
Custer County High School
709 Main Street
ZIP: 81252
High
Total Enrollment 132
Custer Middle School
709 Main Street
ZIP: 81252
Middle
Total Enrollment 86
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