Keenesburg, Colorado

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Town of Keenesburg, Colorado
—  Town  —
Motto: Home of 500 happy people and a few sore heads
Location in Weld County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°6′32″N 104°31′13″W / 40.10889°N 104.52028°W / 40.10889; -104.52028Coordinates: 40°6′32″N 104°31′13″W / 40.10889°N 104.52028°W / 40.10889; -104.52028
Country United States
State Colorado
County[1]Weld
Incorporated (town)June 4, 1919[2]
Government
 • TypeStatutory Town[1]
Area
 • Total0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[3]4,944 ft (1,507 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,127
 • Density1,878.3/sq mi (751.3/km2)
Time zoneMountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[4]80643
Area code(s)303
FIPS code08-40185
GNIS feature ID0204699
 
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Town of Keenesburg, Colorado
—  Town  —
Motto: Home of 500 happy people and a few sore heads
Location in Weld County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 40°6′32″N 104°31′13″W / 40.10889°N 104.52028°W / 40.10889; -104.52028Coordinates: 40°6′32″N 104°31′13″W / 40.10889°N 104.52028°W / 40.10889; -104.52028
Country United States
State Colorado
County[1]Weld
Incorporated (town)June 4, 1919[2]
Government
 • TypeStatutory Town[1]
Area
 • Total0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Land0.6 sq mi (1.5 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[3]4,944 ft (1,507 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total1,127
 • Density1,878.3/sq mi (751.3/km2)
Time zoneMountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[4]80643
Area code(s)303
FIPS code08-40185
GNIS feature ID0204699

Keenesburg is a Statutory Town in Weld County, Colorado, United States. The population was 1,127 at the 2010 census.

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History

The town was named for Les Keene, an early settler.[5]

Geography

Keenesburg is located at 40°6′32″N 104°31′13″W / 40.10889°N 104.52028°W / 40.10889; -104.52028 (40.108821, -104.520228)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), of which, 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2) of it is land and 1.75% is water.

Demographics

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 855 people, 300 households, and 234 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,515.1 people per square mile (589.5/km²). There were 313 housing units at an average density of 554.6 per square mile (215.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.05% White, 0.23% African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 4.56% from other races, and 2.34% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 7.84% of the population.

There were 300 households out of which 41.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.1% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 31.2% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,417, and the median income for a family was $43,864. Males had a median income of $30,682 versus $27,188 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,022. About 5.0% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.9% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.

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