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General store in Tropic (©2001 SW Clyde, courtesy of byways.org)
|• Total||7.94 sq mi (20.55 km2)|
|• Land||7.91 sq mi (20.50 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)|
|Elevation||6,309 ft (1,923 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||64.95/sq mi (25.08/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1446722|
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.4 square miles (21.8 km²), of which, 8.4 square miles (21.7 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it is water. The total area is 0.24% water.
The climate in this area has mild differences between highs and lows, and there is adequate rainfall year-round.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2000, there were 508 people in the town, organized into 160 households and 132 families. The population density was 60.6 people per square mile (23.4/km2). There were 206 housing units at an average density of 24.6 per square mile (9.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.06% White, 0.39% Native American, 1.38% from other races, and 2.17% from two or more races. There were no African Americans, Asians, or Pacific Islanders. 2.36% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 160 households, out of which 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.8% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.9% were non-families. 13.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.18 and the average family size was 3.52.
In the town, the population was spread out, with 34.6% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females, there were 100 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $44,125. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $22,222 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,896. 2.1% of the population and 3.0% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 1.0% of those under the age of 18 and 10.0% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.
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