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Arboles, Colorado
Location of the Arboles CDP in Archuleta County, Colorado.
Location of the Arboles CDP in Archuleta County, Colorado.
Arboles, Colorado is located in the United States
Arboles, Colorado
Arboles, Colorado
Location in the United States
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Archuleta County
 • Type unincorporated community
 • Total 6.170 sq mi (15.981 km2)
 • Land 5.155 sq mi (13.352 km2)
 • Water 1.015 sq mi (2.629 km2)
6,388 ft (1,947 m)
 • Total 280
 • Density 54/sq mi (21/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s) 970
GNIS feature Arboles CDP

Arboles is an unincorporated town, a post office, and a census-designated place (CDP) located in and governed by Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. The Arboles post office has the ZIP code 81121. At the United States Census 2010, the population of the Arboles CDP was 280, while the population of the 81121 ZIP Code Tabulation Area was 270. The town's name means "trees" in Spanish.


Arboles is located at 37°1′15″N 107°25′17″W / 37.02083°N 107.42139°W / 37.02083; -107.42139 (37.020918, -107.421517).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.3 square miles (14 km2), of which, 5.3 square miles (14 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (1.31%) is water.


As of the census of 2000, there were 232 people, 104 households, and 79 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 44.1 people per square mile (17.0/km²). There were 169 housing units at an average density of 32.1 per square mile (12.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 68.10% White, 1.29% Native American, 15.95% from other races, and 14.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 25.00% of the population.

There were 104 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.59.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 2.6% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 35.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 112.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $37,813. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $25,833 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,384. About 11.5% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under the age of eighteen and 22.9% of those sixty five or over.

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