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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: 1,858 (1,673 occupied: 991 owner occupied, 611 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

38%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,093 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $187,453.

Median contract rent in 2015: $288 (lower quartile is $208, upper quartile is $381)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $450


Median gross rent in Rocky Ford, CO in 2015: $368

Housing units in Rocky Ford with a mortgage: 524 (51 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 425

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $58,506

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $27,820

Median monthly housing costs: $535


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Rocky Ford, Colorado Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $83,033 (it was $59,500 in 2000)
Rocky Ford:

$83,033
Colorado:

$283,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,560 - $126,155
Median year house/condo built: 1954

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,162
  • In family households: 3,556 (860 male householders, 268 female householders)
    845 spouses, 1,240 children (1,093 natural, 36 adopted, 111 stepchildren), 107 grandchildren, 49 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 74 other relatives, 94 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 606 (213 male householders (171 living alone)), 306 female householders (279 living alone)), 87 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 101 (93 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 527 2-persons, 219 3-persons, 223 4-persons, 105 5-persons, 27 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 450 1-person, 51 2-persons, 18 3-persons.

674 married couples with children.
360 single-parent households (68 men, 292 women).

64.1% of residents of Rocky Ford speak English at home.
35.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 328 (7.7%)
(9.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.7
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 3242 bedrooms
  • 4543 bedrooms
  • 1754 bedrooms
  • 555+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population

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

  • 57no bedroom
  • 1931 bedroom
  • 2372 bedrooms
  • 873 bedrooms
  • 294 bedrooms
  • 55+ 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:

  • 97no vehicle
  • 2041 vehicle
  • 5232 vehicles
  • 1693 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population

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

  • 155no vehicle
  • 2401 vehicle
  • 1912 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 54 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
  • 112 rooms
  • 463 rooms
  • 1474 rooms
  • 2885 rooms
  • 2686 rooms
  • 1247 rooms
  • 588 rooms
  • 1239+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population

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

  • 431 room
  • 1032 rooms
  • 893 rooms
  • 1704 rooms
  • 1345 rooms
  • 306 rooms
  • 347 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population

Year house 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
  • 302Less than $10,000
  • 204$10,000 to $14,999
  • 179$15,000 to $19,999
  • 191$20,000 to $24,999
  • 76$25,000 to $29,999
  • 95$30,000 to $34,999
  • 151$35,000 to $39,999
  • 43$40,000 to $44,999
  • 86$45,000 to $49,999
  • 83$50,000 to $59,999
  • 106$60,000 to $74,999
  • 61$75,000 to $99,999
  • 47$100,000 to $124,999
  • 18$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Rocky Ford, CO

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Rocky Ford, CO
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 24$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 71$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 38$40,000 to $49,999
  • 66$50,000 to $59,999
  • 155$60,000 to $69,999
  • 68$70,000 to $79,999
  • 59$80,000 to $89,999
  • 58$90,000 to $99,999
  • 59$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • 32$150,000 to $174,999
  • 52$175,000 to $199,999
  • 75$250,000 to $299,999
  • 8$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Rocky Ford, CO

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Rocky Ford, CO
  • 25Less than $100
  • 31$100 to $149
  • 5$150 to $199
  • 92$200 to $249
  • 56$300 to $349
  • 50$350 to $399
  • 90$400 to $449
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 14$500 to $549
  • 17$550 to $599
  • 22$600 to $649
  • 28$650 to $699
  • 34$700 to $749
  • 18$900 to $999
  • 25No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1031995 to March 2000
  • 1101990 to 1994
  • 81985 to 1989
  • 381980 to 1984
  • 151975 to 1979
  • 151970 to 1974
  • 61965 to 1969
  • 33Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Rocky Ford population
Rocky Ford commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 162
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 379
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 43
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 342
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 253
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 44
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 81
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 3
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 18
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 23
  • 90 or more minutes: 58
Rocky Ford, CO Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 84.3%
Number of people working at home: 25 (1.7% of all workers)

Rocky Ford mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,080 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 203 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 16 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 5 (0%)
  • Walked: 102 (7%)
  • Worked at home: 25 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2,054
 German: 380
 United States or American: 221
 Irish: 169
 English: 118
 Italian: 76
 Dutch: 47
 Scottish: 40
 French (except Basque): 38
 Swiss: 32
 Swedish: 28
 Scotch-Irish: 26
 Norwegian: 22
 European: 13
 Czechoslovakian: 12
 Basque: 11
 Scandinavian: 11
 Welsh: 10
 Czech: 6
 French Canadian: 6
 Polish: 4

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

  • 93%Mexico
  • 4%Germany
  • 2%Canada
  • 2%Ireland

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

  • This state: 2,785
  • Northeast: 34
  • Midwest: 396
  • South: 252
  • West: 447

56% of Rocky Ford residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Colorado.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 56
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 15
  • 5th and 6th grade: 102
  • 7th and 8th grade: 114
  • 9th grade: 55
  • 10th grade: 84
  • 11th grade: 48
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 58
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 409
  • Less than 1 year of college: 89
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 108
  • Associate degree: 44
  • Bachelor's degree: 116
  • Master's degree: 27
  • Professional school degree: 5
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 48
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 32
  • 5th and 6th grade: 40
  • 7th and 8th grade: 98
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 60
  • 11th grade: 64
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 74
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 422
  • Less than 1 year of college: 66
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 149
  • Associate degree: 94
  • Bachelor's degree: 153
  • Master's degree: 59
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 80.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 28.7%Males
  • 14.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 63.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 21.6%Males
  • 17.9%Females
Rocky Ford marital status for males
Rocky Ford marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,446
  • One, attached: 21
  • Two: 56
  • 3 or 4: 51
  • 5 to 9: 64
  • 10 to 19: 32
  • 20 to 49: 105
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 63
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Rocky Ford:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 92.4%Utility gas
  • 5.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 82.2%Utility gas
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 1.5%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 22
Here:

4.2%
Colorado:

8.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 32
Here:

12.5%
Colorado:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 5
Here:

5.6%
Colorado:

16.7%

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)