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Rocky Ford, CO (Colorado) Houses and Residents

Rocky Ford,CO index of house prices

Total population: 3,873 (All urban)

Houses: 1,930 (1,590 occupied: 961 owner occupied, 627 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

39%
State:

35%

Housing density: 1,136 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $161,442.

Median contract rent in 2016: $288 (lower quartile is $208, upper quartile is $381)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $470


Median gross rent in Rocky Ford, CO in 2016: $368

Housing units in Rocky Ford with a mortgage: 400 (3 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 577

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $60,652

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $34,085

Median monthly housing costs: $557


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Rocky Ford, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $90,009 (it was $59,500 in 2000)
Rocky Ford:

$90,009
Colorado:

$314,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,121 - $134,920
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1964

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,988
  • In family households: 3,349 (471 male householders, 573 female householders)
    627 spouses, 1,225 children (1,222 natural, 0 adopted, 0 stepchildren), 261 grandchildren, 40 brothers or sisters, 16 parents, 73 other relatives, 63 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 560 (307 male householders (300 living alone)), 241 female householders (238 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 72

Size of family households: 543 2-persons, 108 3-persons, 173 4-persons, 188 5-persons, 35 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 538 1-person.

280 married couples with children.
367 single-parent households (77 men, 290 women).

82.2% of residents of Rocky Ford speak English at home.
17.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 54% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 280 (7.0%)
(28.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Rocky Ford, Colorado:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 2312 bedrooms
  • 4463 bedrooms
  • 2024 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rocky Ford, Colorado:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1461 bedroom
  • 1912 bedrooms
  • 1893 bedrooms
  • 604 bedrooms
  • 325+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Rocky Ford in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 11no vehicle
  • 2531 vehicle
  • 3622 vehicles
  • 1803 vehicles
  • 1384 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population

Cars and other vehicles available in Rocky Ford in renter-occupied apartments

  • 105no vehicle
  • 2871 vehicle
  • 2282 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rocky Ford, Colorado:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 764 rooms
  • 3245 rooms
  • 2376 rooms
  • 1267 rooms
  • 968 rooms
  • 1049+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rocky Ford, Colorado:

  • 01 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 1853 rooms
  • 644 rooms
  • 1525 rooms
  • 696 rooms
  • 617 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 419+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Rocky Ford, CO household income distribution

  • Rocky Ford, CO household income distribution
  • 166Less than $10,000
  • 79$10,000 to $14,999
  • 154$15,000 to $19,999
  • 212$20,000 to $24,999
  • 144$25,000 to $29,999
  • 80$30,000 to $34,999
  • 121$35,000 to $39,999
  • 23$40,000 to $44,999
  • 74$45,000 to $49,999
  • 98$50,000 to $59,999
  • 192$60,000 to $74,999
  • 98$75,000 to $99,999
  • 28$100,000 to $124,999
  • 44$125,000 to $149,999
  • 11$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Rocky Ford, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Rocky Ford, CO
  • 5Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 80$30,000 to $34,999
  • 23$35,000 to $39,999
  • 51$40,000 to $49,999
  • 61$50,000 to $59,999
  • 80$60,000 to $69,999
  • 93$70,000 to $79,999
  • 74$80,000 to $89,999
  • 20$90,000 to $99,999
  • 67$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11$125,000 to $149,999
  • 33$150,000 to $174,999
  • 53$175,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 to $249,999
  • 44$250,000 to $299,999
  • 11$400,000 to $499,999
  • 10$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Rocky Ford, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Rocky Ford, CO
  • 12Less than $100
  • 36$100 to $149
  • 69$200 to $249
  • 48$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 68$400 to $449
  • 19$450 to $499
  • 24$500 to $549
  • 30$550 to $599
  • 24$600 to $649
  • 23$650 to $699
  • 29$700 to $749
  • 24$800 to $899
  • 17$900 to $999
  • 23$1,500 to $1,999
  • 72No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 452010 or later
  • 732000 to 2009
  • 701990 to 1999
  • 461980 to 1989
  • 301970 to 1979
  • 39Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population
Rocky Ford commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 185
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 362
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 190
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 170
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 357
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 73
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 90
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 13
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 7
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 0
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 20
  • 90 or more minutes: 22
Rocky Ford, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 84.9%
Number of people working at home: 57 (3.6% of all workers)

Rocky Ford mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 828 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 29 (3%)
  • Taxi: 7 (1%)
  • Walked: 25 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 57 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 122
 German: 118
 Irish: 113
 English: 41
 Scotch-Irish: 28
 Norwegian: 24
 French Canadian: 13
 European: 11
 African: 11
 Nigerian: 7
 British: 6

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 84%Mexico
  • 5%Canada
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 3%Nigeria
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 2,596
  • Other state: 1,081
  • Northeast: 71
  • Midwest: 357
  • South: 415
  • West: 240

82% of Rocky Ford residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Colorado.

Rocky Ford:

81.9%
State average:

81.5%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 31
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 64
  • 7th and 8th grade: 12
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 37
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 33
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 479
  • Less than 1 year of college: 70
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 179
  • Associate degree: 78
  • Bachelor's degree: 171
  • Master's degree: 51
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 45
  • 7th and 8th grade: 25
  • 9th grade: 43
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 54
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 24
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 412
  • Less than 1 year of college: 244
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 206
  • Associate degree: 174
  • Bachelor's degree: 139
  • Master's degree: 51
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 1.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 14.5%Males
  • 12.0%Females
Rocky Ford marital status for males
Rocky Ford marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,455
  • One, attached: 38
  • Two: 107
  • 3 or 4: 75
  • 5 to 9: 76
  • 20 to 49: 85
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 77

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,882

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 8.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Rocky Ford:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rocky Ford
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (92.5%)
  • Electricity (5.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (71.8%)
  • Electricity (25.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 40
Here:

11.0%
Colorado:

7.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

25.8%
Colorado:

6.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Colorado:

14.0%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)