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Dinosaur is a town in Moffat County.

The community was formerly called Artesia; residents renamed the town in 1965 to capitalize on the tourism generated by the nearby Dinosaur National Monument

The latitude of Dinosaur is 40.243N. The longitude is -109.013W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,922 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 345.


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Median household income
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$31,250
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Dinosaur demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Artesia
Local streets include Stegosaurus Freeway, Triceratops Terrace and Brontosaurus Boulevard
Nearby parks & recreation: Dinosaur National Monument

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14% of Dinosaur residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Dinosaur ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Dinosaur was $12,904, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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5% of Dinosaur residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Dinosaur, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $581.


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Libraries in Dinosaur include Dinosaur Branch Library ... View libraries

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Moffat County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Dinosaur political report.

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The average commute time for Dinosaur workers is 40 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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