Fleming, Colorado

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Town of Fleming, Colorado
Statutory Town
Entering Fleming from the west.
Entering Fleming from the west.
Location in Logan County and the state of Colorado
Location in Logan County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°40′58″N 102°50′24″W / 40.68278°N 102.84000°W / 40.68278; -102.84000Coordinates: 40°40′58″N 102°50′24″W / 40.68278°N 102.84000°W / 40.68278; -102.84000
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County[1] Logan
Incorporated (town) May 5, 1917[2]
Government
 • Type Statutory Town[1]
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[3] 4,242 ft (1,293 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 408
 • Density 816/sq mi (313.8/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[4] 80728
Area code(s) 970
FIPS code 08-26875
GNIS feature ID 0204718

The Town of Fleming is a Statutory Town in Logan County, Colorado, United States. The population was 408 at the 2010 census.

Fleming was named for H. B. Fleming, a railroad official.[5]

Geography[edit]

Fleming is located at 40°40′58″N 102°50′24″W / 40.68278°N 102.84000°W / 40.68278; -102.84000 (40.682874, -102.839871).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 426 people, 169 households, and 115 families residing in the town. The population density was 822.9 people per square mile (316.3/km²). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 382.5 per square mile (147.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.71% White, 2.35% African American, 0.23% Native American, and 0.70% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.35% of the population.

There were 169 households out of which 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.6% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 19.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,484, and the median income for a family was $31,818. Males had a median income of $25,417 versus $14,063 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,113. About 6.4% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.0% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Fleming has a semi-arid climate, abbreviated "BSk" on climate maps.[8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Retrieved 2007-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. Retrieved September 16, 2007. 
  5. ^ Exploring Colorado Highways: Trip Trivia. Exploring America's Highway. 2007. p. 107. ISBN 978-0-9777301-0-0. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Fleming, Colorado

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