Lochbuie, Colorado

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Town of Lochbuie, Colorado
Town
Location in Weld County and the state of Colorado
Location in Weld County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°0′36″N 104°42′29″W / 40.01000°N 104.70806°W / 40.01000; -104.70806Coordinates: 40°0′36″N 104°42′29″W / 40.01000°N 104.70806°W / 40.01000; -104.70806
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
Counties Weld County[1]
Adams County
Incorporated May 1974[2]
Government
 • Type Statutory Town[1]
Area
 • Total 1.3 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Land 1.3 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation[3] 5,020 ft (1,530 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,726
 • Density 3,635.4/sq mi (1,350.3/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[4] 80603
Area code(s) Both 303 and 720
FIPS code 08-45530
GNIS feature ID 1669461
Website Town of Lochbuie

Lochbuie is a Statutory Town located on the border of Adams and Weld counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. The population was 4,726 at the U.S. Census 2010.

Geography[edit]

Lochbuie is located at 40°0′36″N 104°42′29″W / 40.01000°N 104.70806°W / 40.01000; -104.70806 (40.009864, -104.708080)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²), of which, 1.3 square miles (3.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (1.47%) is water.

History[edit]

Lochbuie was developed in the 1960s as the Spacious Living Mobile Home Park, and known as Space City until it was incorporated in 1974.[6] The town was named Lochbuie after Lochbuie, Mull in Scotland.[7]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 2,049 people, 1,643 households, and 518 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,531.6 people per square mile (590.4/km²). There were 654 housing units at an average density of 488.9 per square mile (188.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 73.94% White, 0.24% African American, 0.63% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 22.69% from other races, and 2.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 35.92% of the population.

There were 643 households out of which 43.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.8% were married couples living together, 77.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.4% were non-families. 15.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.19 and the average family size was 3.50.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.0% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 32.9% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 7.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 110.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $138,988, and the median income for a family was $40,089. Males had a median income of $30,993 versus $28,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,845. About 4.3% of families and 8.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over.

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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 November 14, 2007. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  6. ^ Dexheimer, Eric. "Turning Water into Whine", Westword, August 20, 1998, accessed 6 March 2011
  7. ^ Capace, Nancy The Encyclopedia of Colorado
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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