Hillrose, Colorado

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Town of Hillrose, Colorado
Town
Location in Morgan County and the state of Colorado
Location in Morgan County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°19′32″N 103°31′17″W / 40.32556°N 103.52139°W / 40.32556; -103.52139Coordinates: 40°19′32″N 103°31′17″W / 40.32556°N 103.52139°W / 40.32556; -103.52139
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County[1] Morgan
Incorporated (town) May 20, 1919[2]
Government
 • Type Statutory Town[1]
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[3] 4,173 ft (1,272 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 264
 • Density 1,320/sq mi (440/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[4] 80733
Area code(s) 970
FIPS code 08-36610
GNIS feature ID 0182927

Hillrose is a Statutory Town in Morgan County, Colorado, United States. The population was 264 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The town was named after Rose Hill Emerson, daughter of early landholder.[5]

Geography[edit]

Hillrose is located at 40°19′32″N 103°31′17″W / 40.32556°N 103.52139°W / 40.32556; -103.52139 (40.325591, -103.521475).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 254 people, 93 households, and 69 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,144.3 people per square mile (445.8/km²). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 500.1 per square mile (194.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.52% White, 1.57% Native American, 0.39% Pacific Islander, 4.33% from other races, and 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 16.14% of the population.

There were 93 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.8% were non-families. 18.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.7% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 22.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 111.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $29,219, and the median income for a family was $30,750. Males had a median income of $23,333 versus $17,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,179. About 8.5% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 35.7% of those sixty five or over.

Climate[edit]

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

Climate data for Hillrose, Colorado
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 4
(39)
6
(43)
10
(50)
16
(61)
21
(70)
27
(81)
31
(88)
30
(86)
25
(77)
19
(66)
10
(50)
5
(41)
17
(62.7)
Average low °C (°F) −11
(13)
−8
(17)
−5
(23)
0
(32)
6
(43)
11
(52)
14
(58)
14
(57)
8
(47)
2
(36)
−5
(23)
−9
(16)
1.4
(34.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 10
(0.4)
10
(0.4)
30
(1)
36
(1.4)
81
(3.2)
66
(2.6)
74
(2.9)
48
(1.9)
30
(1.2)
23
(0.9)
15
(0.6)
10
(0.4)
433
(16.9)
Source: Weatherbase [9]

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 October 3, 2007. 
  5. ^ "Profile for Hillrose, Colorado". ePodunk. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  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 Hillrose, Colorado
  9. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on October 2, 2013.

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