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Demographics Analysis

The people of Swink Town, Colorado give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 12

5 to 9 years : 32

10 to 14 years : 10

15 to 17 years : 39

18 and 19 years : 2

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 6

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 6

35 to 39 years : 25

40 to 44 years : 33

45 to 49 years : 19

50 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 12

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 8

75 to 79 years : 13

80 to 84 years : 14

85 years and over : 2

Female:

Under 5 years : 31

5 to 9 years : 20

10 to 14 years : 0

15 to 17 years : 33

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 1

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 3

25 to 29 years : 13

30 to 34 years : 31

35 to 39 years : 0

40 to 44 years : 40

45 to 49 years : 7

50 to 54 years : 21

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 3

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 4

75 to 79 years : 17

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 2


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 400

Multiple ancestry : 166

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 8


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Swink Town, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 569

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 5

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 43

5 to 17 years : 134

18 to 24 years : 26

25 to 34 years : 50

35 to 44 years : 98

45 to 54 years : 70

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 21

75 years and over : 57

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 33

5 to 17 years : 120

18 to 24 years : 15

25 to 34 years : 23

35 to 44 years : 84

45 to 54 years : 63

55 to 59 years : 50

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 17

75 years and over : 30

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 17 years : 14

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 27

35 to 44 years : 9

45 to 54 years : 7

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 4

75 years and over : 27

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 244

Female : 201

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 50

Female : 74

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 5

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 445

Born in other state in the United States : 82

Native: born outside the United States : 5

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 89

Now married, except separated : 197

Divorced : 37

Separated : 30

Widowed : 6

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 22

Now married, except separated : 54

Divorced : 15

Separated : 0

Widowed : 14

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Speak only English : 497

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Swink Town, Colorado

  • German: 152   (25.0%)
  • Other Groups: 131   (21.6%)
  • Irish: 84   (13.8%)
  • English: 68   (11.2%)
  • United States Or American: 39   (6.4%)
  • Dutch: 26   (4.3%)
  • Italian: 25   (4.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 16   (2.6%)
  • Swedish: 14   (2.3%)
  • Czech: 7   (1.2%)
  • Scotch-irish: 6   (1.0%)
  • Russian: 5   (0.8%)
  • Austrian: 5   (0.8%)
  • European: 4   (0.7%)
  • Hungarian: 3   (0.5%)
  • Scottish: 3   (0.5%)
  • Portuguese: 3   (0.5%)
  • Romanian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.3%)
  • Basque: 2   (0.3%)
  • Polish: 1   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 1   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Swink Town, Colorado is 574



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Swink Town, Colorado: 294
Female Population in Swink Town, Colorado: 280


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Swink Town, Colorado: 43.5
Median Female Resident Age in Swink Town, Colorado: 32.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Swink Town, Colorado


White


Both sexes

43.4

Male

44.5

Female

42.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

19.5

Male

45.5

Female

18.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

45.5

Male

47.5

Female

37.5

Asian


Both sexes

21.5

Male

16.5

Female

26.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

27.8

Male

29.4

Female

27.3

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.3

Male

21.5

Female

17.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

29.3

Male

29.3

Female

29.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.1

Male

45.9

Female

42.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Swink Town, Colorado


  • White: 532
  • African American: 37
  • American Indian: 5
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 0



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Swink Town, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Swink Town, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 1   (0.44%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 5   (2.18%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 3   (1.31%)
  • 9th Grade: 3   (1.31%)
  • 10th Grade: 8   (3.49%)
  • 11th Grade: 4   (1.75%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (3.06%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 89   (38.86%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 14   (6.11%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 38   (16.59%)
  • Associate Degree: 12   (5.24%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 29   (12.66%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (5.24%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.87%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 2   (0.87%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (2.74%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (1.83%)
  • 9th Grade: 8   (3.65%)
  • 10th Grade: 5   (2.28%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.91%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 4   (1.83%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 67   (30.59%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 21   (9.59%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 54   (24.66%)
  • Associate Degree: 15   (6.85%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 24   (10.96%)
  • Master's Degree: 7   (3.2%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.91%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Swink Town, Colorado

  • Swink 33


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 487, Swink, CO 81077, Phone: (719) 384-8103, Students: 373 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Swink Town, Colorado

  • Swink Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: P O Box 487, Swink, CO 81077, Phone: (719) 384-8103, Students: 186 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Swink Town, Colorado

  • Swink Junior-senior High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P O Box 487, Swink, CO 81077, Phone: (719) 384-8103, Students: 187 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Swink Town, Colorado

  • Swink School/public Library


    610 Columbia Ave, Swink, CO 81077

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Swink Town, Colorado


  • District Choctaw Chief's House


    , Swink, OK 74761

  • Swink Historical Preservation Association


    Po Box 55, Swink, OK 74761

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Swink Town, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Swink Town, Colorado.

Area Features of Swink Town, Colorado


Airport


(1) Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center Heliport   (2) Cottonwood Field Airport   (3) Melon Field Airport  

Building


(1) Carnegie Library   (2) Colorado State Patrol La Junta Post   (3) Koshare Indian Museum   (4) La Junta Fire Department   (5) La Junta Municipal Building   (6) La Junta Police Department   (7) Macdonald Hall   (8) Mcbride Hall   (9) Mcdivitt Center Gymnasium   (10) Mcdivitt Hall   (11) Otero County Courthouse   (12) Otero County Jail   (13) Otero County Sheriff S Office   (14) Otero Hall   (15) Pioneer Health Care Center   (16) Rocky Ford City Hall   (17) Rocky Ford Fire Department   (18) Rocky Ford Police Department   (19) Southeastern Colorado Exposition Building   (20) Wheeler Hall   (21) Wheeler Library   (22) Woodruff Memorial Library   (23) Wunsch Hall  

Canal


(1) A J Anderson Ditch   (2) Catlin Canal   (3) Holbrook Outlet Ditch   (4) Jackson Lateral   (5) Lake Canal   (6) Rocky Ford Canal   (7) Wasson Lateral  

Cemetery


(1) Calvary Cemetery   (2) Fairview Cemetery   (3) Hillcrest Cemetery   (4) Otero County Cemetery   (5) Valley View Cemetery  

Census


(1) La Junta Gardens Census Designated Place   (2) North La Junta Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Carson Avenue Baptist Church   (2) Church Of Christ   (3) Church Of Our Lady Of Guadalupe   (4) Church Of The Brethren   (5) Community Presbyterian Church   (6) Crossroads Church   (7) Emmanuel Mennonite Church   (8) First Assembly Of God Church   (9) First Baptist Church   (10) First Christian Church   (11) First Church Of Christ Scientist   (12) First Church Of God   (13) First Church Of The Nazarene   (14) First Methodist Church   (15) First Methodist Episcopal Church Historical   (16) First Presbyterian Church   (17) Free Methodist Church   (18) Full Gospel Church   (19) Hubbard Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church   (20) Immanuel Missionary Chapel   (21) La Junta Baptist Tabernacle   (22) Mount Zion Baptist Church   (23) Pilgrim Holiness Church   (24) Saint Andrew S Episcopal Church   (25) Saint Patrick S Roman Catholic Church   (26) Saint Peter S Catholic Church   (27) Saint Peters Evangelical Lutheran Church   (28) Spanish Bible Tabernacle   (29) Trinity Lutheran Church   (30) Worship Center Of Rocky Ford  

Civil


(1) City Of La Junta   (2) City Of Rocky Ford   (3) La Junta Division   (4) Town Of Swink  

Crossing


(1) Rocky Ford  

Dam


(1) Crooked Arroyo Retention Ca-2 Dam   (2) Dye Dam   (3) Holbrook Dam  

Hospital


(1) Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center   (2) Atchinson Topeka And Santa Fe Railroad Hospital Historical   (3) Physicians Hospital Historical  

Locale


(1) Krammes   (2) Newdale   (3) Rocky Ford Water Works   (4) Timpas Feedyard  

Military


(1) Rocky Ford Auxiliary Army Air Field Number 1 Historical  

Park


(1) Blaine Park   (2) Potter Park   (3) Rattler Football Field   (4) Tippy Martinez Softball Field  

Populated Place


(1) Benton   (2) Hays   (3) La Junta   (4) La Junta Gardens   (5) North La Junta   (6) Ormega   (7) Roberta   (8) Rocky Ford   (9) Shelton   (10) Swink  

Post Office


(1) La Junta Post Office   (2) Rocky Ford Post Office   (3) Swink Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Crooked Arroyo Retention Ca-2 Reservoir   (2) Dye Reservoir   (3) Holbrook Reservoir  

School


(1) Columbian School   (2) East School   (3) La Junta Intermediate School   (4) La Junta Junior And Senior High School   (5) Liberty Elementary School   (6) Lincoln School   (7) Otero Junior College   (8) Park School   (9) Pioneer Christian School   (10) Rocky Ford Junior - Senior High School   (11) Saint Patrick Roman Catholic School   (12) South School   (13) Swink School   (14) Washington Primary School   (15) West School  

Stream


(1) Anderson Arroyo   (2) Benton Arroyo   (3) Crooked Arroyo   (4) East Fork King Arroyo   (5) King Arroyo   (6) Thompson Arroyo   (7) Timpas Creek  

Tower


(1) Kavi-am Rocky Ford   (2) Kavi-fm Rocky Ford   (3) Kblj-fm La Junta   (4) Kbzz-am La Junta  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Swink Town, Colorado

81077 (pop. 419)


Cities Nearby Swink Town, Colorado

Swink Town, CO  (pop. 574) 0.0 Miles
La Junta Ccd, CO  (pop. 8,804) 4.1 Miles
La Junta City, CO  (pop. 7,024) 4.9 Miles
Cheraw Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,667) 5.7 Miles
Rocky Ford City, CO  (pop. 3,973) 5.7 Miles
Rocky Ford Ccd, CO  (pop. 5,357) 5.8 Miles
Cheraw Town, CO  (pop. 170) 9.0 Miles
Timpas Ccd, CO  (pop. 316) 13.8 Miles
Manzanola Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,078) 14.1 Miles
Manzanola Town, CO  (pop. 491) 14.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Swink Town, Colorado

719



Elevation in Swink Town, Colorado is 4,121.0 ft. (1,256.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Swink Town, Colorado

Lat: 38.014739 N        Long: -103.627802 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Swink Town, Colorado need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Colorado

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Swink Town, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 7   (2.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 4   (1.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 6   (2.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 12   (4.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 25   (8.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 52   (18.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 101   (35.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 21   (7.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 5   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 10   (3.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 11   (3.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 6   (2.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 21   (7.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 214

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 0

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 0

5 to 9 minutes : 22

10 to 14 minutes : 55

15 to 19 minutes : 69

20 to 24 minutes : 0

25 to 29 minutes : 2

30 to 34 minutes : 39

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 27

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Swink Town, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 58

No Social Security income : 164


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Swink Town, Colorado)

With retirement income : 32

No retirement income : 190


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 5

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 23

$40,000 to $44,999 : 8

$45,000 to $49,999 : 2

$50,000 to $59,999 : 10

$60,000 to $74,999 : 12

$75,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 13

$125,000 to $149,999 : 15

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $59,250


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Swink Town, Colorado

  • KBLJ (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Swink, CO; Owner: Ccr-la Junta Iv, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Swink Town, Colorado

  • KRKV (107.3 FM; La Junta, CO; Owner: Alleycat Communications)
  • KECC (89.1 FM; Swink, CO; Owner: The Colorado College)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Swink, CO; Owner: Breath Of The Spirit Ministries)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Swink, CO; Owner: Great Plains Christian Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (90.1 FM; Cheraw, CO; Owner: Southern Cultural Foundation)
  • KTHN (92.1 FM; Swink, CO; Owner: Ccr-la Junta Iv, Llc)
  • KFVR-FM (94.7 FM; La Junta, CO; Owner: Greeley Broadcasting Corporation)
  • NEW (97.3 FM; Cheraw, CO; Owner: Kona Coast Radio, Llc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Swink Town, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 49  (29.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 21  (12.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 23  (13.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 38  (22.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 55  (43.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 26  (20.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 38  (29.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 9 Farms In Swink Town, Colorado


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Swink Town, Colorado

  • La Junta Municipal


    (about 6.8 miles in Cheraw, Colorado; Airport Code: LHX)

  • Pueblo Memorial


    (about 50.9 miles in Pueblo, Colorado; Airport Code: PUB)

  • Lamar Municipal


    (about 51.1 miles in Wiley, Colorado; Airport Code: LAA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Swink Town, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.47%

Carpooled

9.62%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

3.44%

Other Means

1.03%

Worked At Home

3.44%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Swink Town, Colorado, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 115

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 3

Female householder, no husband present : 8

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 96

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 3

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 219


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 110

Renter-occupied housing units : 5

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 8

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 37

Renter-occupied housing units : 59


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 21

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 43

$20,000 to $24,999 : 8

$25,000 to $29,999 : 17

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 23

$40,000 to $44,999 : 11

$45,000 to $49,999 : 2

$50,000 to $59,999 : 6

$60,000 to $74,999 : 16

$75,000 to $99,999 : 20

$100,000 to $124,999 : 31

$125,000 to $149,999 : 15

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Total : 271


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Occupied : 222

Vacant : 49


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 26

Built 1980 to 1989 : 0

Built 1970 to 1979 : 95

Built 1960 to 1969 : 39

Built 1950 to 1959 : 10

Built 1940 to 1949 : 11

Built 1939 or earlier : 90


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Utility gas : 217

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 2

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 3

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $49,999 : 6

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 9

$70,000 to $79,999 : 6

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 36

$125,000 to $149,999 : 25

$150,000 to $174,999 : 20

$175,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 to $249,999 : 2

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 2

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 3

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 87

Housing units without a mortgage : 68


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Swink Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 :

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 : $122,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $127,500

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $96,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Swink Town, Colorado: 71.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Swink Town, CO): $36,094
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Swink Town): $84,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Swink Town): $359
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Swink Town, Colorado

Utility Gas: 93.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.8%
Electricity: 3.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Swink Town, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Swink Town, Colorado

Arkansas Valley Reg Med Ctr Home Health


     Address: 1100 Carson, La Junta, Colorado 81050
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/7/1994

Pioneer Home Care


     Address: 208 North Main Street, Rocky Ford, Colorado 81067
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/31/1996

Bent County Nursing Services


     Address: 701 Park Avenue, Las Animas, Colorado 81054
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/19/1966

Abc Home Health Care Inc


     Address: 2320 North Grand, Pueblo, Colorado 81003
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/11/2006

Interim Healthcare Of Pueblo


     Address: 720 North Main, St, #400, Pueblo, Colorado 81003
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/29/2000

Hospitals Close To Swink Town, Colorado

Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1100 Carson Avenue, La Junta, Colorado 81050
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Centura Health-st Mary Corwin Medical Center


     Address: 1008 Minnequa Ave, Pueblo, Colorado 81004
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Parkview Medical Center Inc


     Address: 400 W 16th Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81003
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Colorado Mental Health Institute At Pueblo


     Address: 1600 W 24th St, Pueblo, Colorado 81003
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Prowers Medical Center


     Address: 401 Kendall Drive, Lamar, Colorado 81052
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Swink Town, Colorado

Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center/ Ecf


     Address: 1100 Carson Ave, La Junta, Colorado 81050
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 10
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center- Nursing C


     Address: 514 West 10th Street, La Junta, Colorado 81050
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 86
     Percent Occupied: 76%

Pioneer Health Care Center


     Address: 900 South 12th Street, Rocky Ford, Colorado 81067
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 72
     Percent Occupied: 79%

Crowley County Nursing Center


     Address: 401 Idaho Avenue, Ordway, Colorado 81063
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 33
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Bent County Healthcare Center


     Address: 810 Third Street, Las Animas, Colorado 81054
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 85%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Swink Town, Colorado

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 428 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Swink Town, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 70
    Disabled Workers: 25
    Widowers Workers: 20
    Spouses Workers: 5
    Children Workers: 15


(updated 2007)



Otero County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 38.68%
  • Bush & Cheney 60.48%
  • Other 0.85%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Swink Town, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Otero County, CO

5.92 % of Otero County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $27,679

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Otero County, CO (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Pueblo County , CO 1.17 % ($25,427 AGI )
  • Crowley County , CO 0.31 % ($28,700 AGI )
  • Bent County , CO 0.28 % ($18,667 AGI )

Relocation away from Otero County, CO

6.89 % of Otero County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $29,271

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Otero County, CO (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Pueblo County , CO 1.54 % ($29,440 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.63 % ($19,683 AGI )
  • Crowley County , CO 0.46 % ($32,833 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Colorado

Low Bracket: $0 (4.63%)
High Bracket: $0 (4.63%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Colorado

2.90%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Swink Town, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Swink Town, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Colorado

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,381 9,125 11,369 9,961 6,950 10,980 14,666 15,240 16,098 16,471


(updated 2014)



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