Eckley, Colorado

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Eckley is a town located in Yuma County, Colorado. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 278.

Geography

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Location of Eckley, Colorado

Eckley is located at 40°6'43" North, 102°29'20" West (40.111956, -102.488986)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.2 km² (0.5 mi²). 1.2 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 278 people, 100 households, and 66 families residing in the town. The population density is 228.4/km² (591.7/mi²). There are 120 housing units at an average density of 98.6/km² (255.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 85.25% White, 0.36% African American, 1.80% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 10.79% from other races, and 1.80% from two or more races. 19.42% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 100 households out of which 45.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.0% are married couples living together, 9.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% are non-families. 30.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.78 and the average family size is 3.53.

In the town the population is spread out with 37.1% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 16.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 32 years. For every 100 females there are 98.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $23,500, and the median income for a family is $26,250. Males have a median income of $27,500 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the town is $11,194. 20.5% of the population and 17.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 29.9% of those under the age of 18 and 0.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Currently, the only retail commerce in Eckley is the Eckley Bar & Grill; the Eckley Liquor Store; and Yank's Year Round Flea Market. The only church in Eckley is the Eckley Community Church.

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