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Prowers County, Colorado

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Population:

  • Total Population: 14,483
  • Males: 7,281
  • Females: 7,202

Ethnicity:

  • White: 9,403
  • Black/African American: 41
  • Hispanic: 4,803
  • Native American/Eskimo: 105
  • Asian: 43
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 0
  • Other: 5
  • 2 or more: 83

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (10,075)
  2. Spanish (3,080)
  3. German (50)
  4. French (30)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 1,536

  1. Mexico (1,395)
  2. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (20)
  3. Canada (18)
  4. Russia (15)
  5. India (13)
  6. United Kingdom (13)
  7. Yugoslavia (8)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (3,513)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (936)
  3. Christian Churches and Churches of Christ (779)
  4. American Baptist Churches in the USA (611)
  5. Southern Baptist Convention (254)

Migrant Health Clinics

  • High Plains Community Health Center Dental Clinic: 200 Kendall Drive, Lamar - (719) 336-8445

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 4,933
  • Sensory: 650
  • Physical: 1,258
  • Mental: 694
  • Self-care: 389
  • Go outside home: 893
  • Employment: 1,064

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 163

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 5,307
  • Utility gas: 4,099
  • Bottled or LP gas: 610
  • Electricity: 501
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 6
  • Coal or Coke: 0
  • Wood: 55
  • Solar Energy: 3
  • Other fuel: 24
  • No fuel used: 9

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 10,493
  • No vehicle: 840
  • 1 or more vehicle: 9,653

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 163
  • No High School: 1,110
  • Some High School: 1,121
  • High School: 2,468
  • Some College: 1,974
  • Associate's Degree: 693
  • College Degree: 640
  • Master's Degree: 267
  • Professional Degree: 90
  • Doctoral Degree: 19

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 5,307
  • Owners with phone: 3,406
  • Owners without phone: 105
  • Renters with phone: 1,549
  • Renters without phone: 247

10 closest counties:

  1. Kiowa County, Colorado
  2. Bent County, Colorado
  3. Hamilton County, Kansas
  4. Baca County, Colorado
  5. Cheyenne County, Colorado
  6. Greeley County, Kansas
  7. Stanton County, Kansas
  8. Wallace County, Kansas
  9. Morton County, Kansas
  10. Wichita County, Kansas

Data Detail

Zip Codes in county:

81041, 81043, 81047, 81052, 81092

  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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