Sawpit, Colorado

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Town of Sawpit, Colorado
Location of Sawpit in San Miguel County, Colorado.
Location of Sawpit in San Miguel County, Colorado.
Coordinates: 37°59′41″N 108°0′04″W / 37.99472°N 108.00111°W / 37.99472; -108.00111Coordinates: 37°59′41″N 108°0′04″W / 37.99472°N 108.00111°W / 37.99472; -108.00111
Country United States
State State of Colorado
County[1]San Miguel County
Incorporated1896[citation needed]
Government
 • TypeStatutory Town[1]
Area
 • Total0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
 • Land0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation7,592 ft (2,314 m)
Population
 • Total40
 • Estimate 
(2016)[4]
42
 • Density1,354.84/sq mi (527.42/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes[5]
81430, 81435
Area code(s)970
FIPS code08-68655
GNIS feature ID0202389
Fourth least populous Colorado municipality

The Town of Sawpit is a Statutory Town located in San Miguel County, Colorado, United States. The town population was 40 at the 2010 census, making Sawpit the fourth least populous incorporated town in the state of Colorado.[6] The Telluride Post Office (ZIP Code 81435) serves Sawpit.[5]

Geography[edit]

Sawpit is located at 37°59′41″N 108°00′00″W / 37.994820°N 108.000068°W / 37.994820; -108.000068.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.031 square miles (0.080 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
190094
191012128.7%
196030
197026−13.3%
19804157.7%
199036−12.2%
200025−30.6%
20104060.0%
Est. 201642[4]5.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 40 people, 18 households, and 13 families residing in the town. The population density was 1333 people per square mile (515/km²). There were 23 housing units at an average density of 749 per square mile (288/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.00% white.

There were 18 households out of which 38.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, and 27.8% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals living alone. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.46.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 19, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 52.5% from 45 to 64. The median age was 46 years. 42.5% of the population was female and 57.5% was male.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Archived from the original on 2010-11-23. Retrieved 2007-09-01.
  2. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 25, 2017.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. December 14, 2006. Retrieved December 14, 2006.
  6. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-11-19.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

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