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Farming and ranching community
Fort Sumner is a village in DeBaca County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the military fort, which was named for Col. Edmond Vose Sumner.
The latitude of Fort Sumner is 34.471N. The longitude is -104.245W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,032 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,124.
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5% of Fort Sumner residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fort Sumner ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fort Sumner was $13,327, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Fort Sumner residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Fort Sumner, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $233. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.
Libraries in Fort Sumner include Fort Sumner Public Library ... View libraries
DeBaca County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fort Sumner political report.
The average commute time for Fort Sumner workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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