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Paonia is a town in Delta County.

The community name derives from Latin for "peony."

The latitude of Paonia is 38.868N. The longitude is -107.591W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,682 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,586.


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Median household income
Local
$31,831
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Paonia demographic reports
Paonia is on the North Fork of the Gunnison River.
Local festivals include:
  • Mountain Harvest Festival - Sept. 21-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Paonia web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Paonia State Park
Historic sites and museums: Paonia Museum, Bowie Schoolhouse Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Paonia demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Delta 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 81428 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Paonia residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Paonia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Paonia was $16,033, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Paonia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Paonia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $449.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.


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Libraries in Paonia include Paonia Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Paonia workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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