Pueblo West, Colorado

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Pueblo West, Colorado
CDP
Motto: "Where Eagles Soar"
Location in Pueblo County and the state of Colorado
Location in Pueblo County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°19′54″N 104°44′26″W / 38.33167°N 104.74056°W / 38.33167; -104.74056Coordinates: 38°19′54″N 104°44′26″W / 38.33167°N 104.74056°W / 38.33167; -104.74056
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyPueblo[1]
Area
 • Total70.42 sq mi (182.4 km2)
 • Land70.42 sq mi (182.4 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation4,960 ft (1,510 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total29,637
 • Density420.8/sq mi (1,089.9/km2)
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2]81007
Area code(s)719
FIPS code08-62220
GNIS feature ID1867087
 
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Pueblo West, Colorado
CDP
Motto: "Where Eagles Soar"
Location in Pueblo County and the state of Colorado
Location in Pueblo County and the state of Colorado
Coordinates: 38°19′54″N 104°44′26″W / 38.33167°N 104.74056°W / 38.33167; -104.74056Coordinates: 38°19′54″N 104°44′26″W / 38.33167°N 104.74056°W / 38.33167; -104.74056
Country United States
State Colorado
CountyPueblo[1]
Area
 • Total70.42 sq mi (182.4 km2)
 • Land70.42 sq mi (182.4 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation4,960 ft (1,510 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total29,637
 • Density420.8/sq mi (1,089.9/km2)
Time zoneMST (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST)MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code[2]81007
Area code(s)719
FIPS code08-62220
GNIS feature ID1867087

Pueblo West is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. It is part of the Pueblo Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 29,637at the 2010 census.[3] The Pueblo Post Office (ZIP Code 81007) serves Pueblo West postal addresses.[2]

Geography[edit]

Pueblo West is located at 38°19′54″N 104°44′26″W / 38.33167°N 104.74056°W / 38.33167; -104.74056 (38.331665, -104.740504).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 70.42 square miles (182.4 km2), of which, 70.42 square miles (182.4 km2) of it is land and 0.01% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 29,637 people, 11,347 housing units, 10,260 households residing in the CDP. The population density was 420.8 people per square mile (1089.9/km²). There were 9.6% housing units in the CDP was 72.7% White, 1.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 0.1% from other races, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 22.9% of the population, foreign born 2.2%, female persons 50.1%.

There were 10,260 households out of which 29.% had children under the age of 18 living with them. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 19, 10.0% from 20 to 29, 13.5%from 30 to 39, 14.3% from 40 to 49, 13.6% from 50 to 59, and 18.3% who were 60 years of age or older, with median age 34.1.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $59,086, per capita money income in past 12 months (2010 dollars) $25,293, with 8.7% below poverty level. Median value of owner-occupied housing units $179,800, ownership rate 82.5%, living in same house 1 year & over 84.3%.

Education[edit]

Pueblo West is home to 9 Pueblo County School District 70 schools[5] including:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. December 14, 2006. Retrieved December 14, 2006. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  5. ^ "Welcome to Pueblo West, Colorado! "Community Living in a Rural Setting"". Pueblo West Metropolitan District. Retrieved 2011-03-07.