Rocky Ford, Colorado Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

Rocky Ford City, Colorado, is a statutory city in Otero County. As of 2010, the city's population was 3,957, with the remainder being comprised of unincorporated territory. Its total area is approximately 3 square miles, with less than half of that covered by water. The Rocky Ford city government is comprised of a mayor and a city council. The mayor and council are the only elected officials, but the city's management staff is governed by the mayor and city council.

As of 2016, Rocky Ford City had a population of 3,877. The median household income was $27,088. The poverty rate was 1.4%, which means that the average resident made less than half of what the median household income was. In addition, the median age for people living in Rocky Ford City was 28 years old. There are also a few schools in the city. In Rocky Ford, the median household income is about $27,088.

Rocky Ford's demographics reflect its diverse population. Twenty-six percent of the population was under 18 years old. Another twenty-four percent were between 25 and 44. Only five percent of the population was 65 years or older. Rocky Ford's median gross rent was $581 per month. The median household income is significantly below the state average. In terms of education, Rocky Ford has a college degree rate of 4.1%.