Sawpit, Colorado

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Town of Sawpit, Colorado
Location in San Miguel County and the state of Colorado
Location in San Miguel County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 37°59′41″N 108°0′0″W / 37.99472°N 108.00000°W / 37.99472; -108.00000Coordinates: 37°59′41″N 108°0′0″W / 37.99472°N 108.00000°W / 37.99472; -108.00000
Country  United States
State  State of Colorado
County[1] San Miguel County
Incorporated 1896[citation needed]
 • Type Statutory Town[1]
 • Total 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
 • Land 0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[2] 7,592 ft (2,314 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 25
 • Density 0/sq mi (250/km2)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes[3] 81430, 81435
Area code(s) 970
FIPS code 08-68655
GNIS feature ID 0202389
Third least populous Colorado municipality

The Town of Sawpit is a Statutory Town located in San Miguel County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 25 at the 2000 census, making Sawpit the third least populous incorporated town in the state of Colorado.[4] The Telluride Post Office (ZIP Code 81435) serves Sawpit.[3]


Sawpit is located at 37°59′41″N 108°00′00″W / 37.994820°N 108.000068°W / 37.994820; -108.000068.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.0 square miles (0 km2), all land.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 25 people, 12 households, and 6 families residing in the town. The population density was 738.7 people per square mile (321.8/km²). There were 18 housing units at an average density of 531.8 per square mile (231.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% white.

There were 12 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, and 41.7% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the town the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 44.0% from 25 to 44, 36.0% from 45 to 64. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 127.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $83,119. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the town was $24,488. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.

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  1. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Retrieved 2007-09-01. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. December 14, 2006. Retrieved December 14, 2006. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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