Crowley, Colorado

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Town of Crowley, Colorado
The Crowley County Heritage Center, formerly the Crowley School, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.[1]
The Crowley County Heritage Center, formerly the Crowley School, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.[1]
Location of Crowley in Crowley County, Colorado.
Location of Crowley in Crowley County, Colorado.
Coordinates: 38°11′37″N 103°51′35″W / 38.193506°N 103.859744°W / 38.193506; -103.859744Coordinates: 38°11′37″N 103°51′35″W / 38.193506°N 103.859744°W / 38.193506; -103.859744[3]
Country United States
State State of Colorado
CountyCrowley County[2]
IncorporatedOctober 10, 1921[4]
Government
 • TypeStatutory Town[2]
Area
 • Total0.23 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Land0.23 sq mi (0.58 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation4,354 ft (1,327 m)
Population
 • Total176
 • Estimate 
(2016)[7]
173
 • Density768.89/sq mi (296.22/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes[8]
81033-81034
Area code(s)719
FIPS code08-18750
GNIS feature ID0195382

The Town of Crowley is a Statutory Town in Crowley County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 176 at the 2010 United States Census.[9]

Geography[edit]

Crowley is located in southern Crowley County at 38°11′37″N 103°51′28″W / 38.19361°N 103.85778°W / 38.19361; -103.85778 (38.193614, -103.857802).[10] Colorado State Highway 96 leads east 6 miles (10 km) to Ordway, the county seat, and west 43 miles (69 km) to Pueblo. Highway 207 leads south 6 miles (10 km) to Manzanola and U.S. Route 50.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Crowley has a total area of 0.22 square miles (0.58 km2), all of it land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920224
193032344.2%
1940318−1.5%
195037919.2%
1960265−30.1%
1970216−18.5%
1980192−11.1%
199022517.2%
2000187−16.9%
2010176−5.9%
Est. 2016173[7]−1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

As of the census[12] of 2000, there were 187 people, 76 households, and 48 families residing in the town. The population density was 730.6 people per square mile (277.7/km²). There were 85 housing units at an average density of 332.1 per square mile (126.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 82.35% White, 1.60% African American, 2.67% Native American, 12.30% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 39.04% of the population.

There were 76 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.7% were married couples living together, 14.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.19.

In the town, the population was spread out with 25.7% under the age of 18, 11.2% from 18 to 24, 21.9% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,313, and the median income for a family was $32,083. Males had a median income of $21,875 versus $20,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,119. About 8.3% of families and 15.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 24.0% of those sixty five or over.

Notable People[edit]

Jonathan Almanzar (founder of Chick'nCone)[13]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Crowley County Heritage Center". Retrieved 2012-08-27.
  2. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Archived from the original on November 23, 2010. Retrieved 2007-09-01.
  3. ^ "2014 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Places". United States Census Bureau. July 1, 2014. Retrieved January 5, 2015.
  4. ^ "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02.
  5. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 25, 2017.
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  8. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved September 6, 2007.
  9. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Crowley town, Colorado". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 24, 2014.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  12. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  13. ^ "Founders". Chick'nCone. Retrieved 2018-06-03.

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