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Colorado City is a city in Mitchell County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Colorado City is 32.388N. The longitude is -100.864W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,067 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,007.


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Median household income
Local
$22,842
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Colorado City demographic reports
Established in 1877 as a Texas Ranger camp
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 10. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Don Maynard, football player
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Colorado City State Park, Ruddick Park, Fisher Park
Historic sites and museums: Heart of West Texas Museum, Branding Wall
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Colorado City demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Mitchell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 79512 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Colorado City residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Colorado City ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Colorado City was $15,591, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Colorado City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Colorado City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $289.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $617.


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Libraries in Colorado City include Mitchell County Public Library ... View libraries

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Mitchell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Colorado City political report.

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The average commute time for Colorado City workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Colorado City include Best Value Inn Colorado City, Days Inn.

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