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Rocky Ford is a city in Otero County.
The community was named for a crossing on the Arkansas River
The latitude of Rocky Ford is 38.052N. The longitude is -103.719W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 4,180 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,137.
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13% of Rocky Ford residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rocky Ford ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rocky Ford was $12,742, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Rocky Ford residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Rocky Ford, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $581.
Libraries in Rocky Ford include Rocky Ford Public Library ... View libraries
Otero County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rocky Ford political report.
The average commute time for Rocky Ford workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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