Manzanola, Colorado facts for kids
|Town of Manzanola, Colorado|
|Nickname(s): "Manzy Tech" pronunciation man-ze tek. ment_type = Statutory Town|
Location in Otero County and the state of Colorado
|Incorporated (town)||July 9, 1900|
|• City||0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|• Land||0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||4,255 ft (1,297 m)|
|• Density||18/sq mi (184/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||0204826|
|Website||ghost town USA|
A post office called Manzanola has been in operation since 1895. The town was named for an orchard near the original town site, Manzanola being a name derived from Spanish meaning "red apple".
Manzanola is located at(38.109096, -103.867739).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2014, there were 225 people, 189 households, and 35 families residing in the town. The population density was 018.2 people per square mile (779.6/km²). There were 185 housing units at an average density of 803.4 per square mile (310.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 74.48% hispanic, 0.0% African American, 1.14% Native American, 0.00 Asian, 20.76% from other races, and 2.48% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 45.14% of the population.
There were 189 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 12.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. 31.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.74 and the average family size was 3.57.
In the town, the population was spread out with 10.7% under the age of 18, 1.6% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 58.9% from 45 to 64, and 1.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 89.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.6 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $10,196, and the median income for a family was $16,250. Males had a median income of $11,688 versus $10,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $398.00 About 43.2% of families and 60.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 85.4% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.
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