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Town of Vona, Colorado
Town
Location in Kit Carson County and the state of Colorado
Location in Kit Carson County and the state of Colorado
Country  United States
State  Colorado
County Kit Carson County
Incorporated August 9, 1919
Area
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 4,514 ft (1,376 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 106
 • Density 530/sq mi (177/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 80861
Area code(s) 970
FIPS code 08-81690
GNIS feature ID 0195120

Vona is a Statutory Town in Kit Carson County, Colorado, United States. The population was 106 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Vona is located at 39°18′10″N 102°44′39″W / 39.302695°N 102.744111°W / 39.302695; -102.744111.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 268
1930 183 −31.7%
1940 226 23.5%
1950 209 −7.5%
1960 130 −37.8%
1970 114 −12.3%
1980 94 −17.5%
1990 104 10.6%
2000 95 −8.7%
2010 106 11.6%
Est. 2015 107 0.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the census of 2000, there were 95 people, 44 households, and 28 families residing in the town. The population density was 427.7 people per square mile (166.7/km²). There were 53 housing units at an average density of 238.6 per square mile (93.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.53% White, 8.42% from other races, and 1.05% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.47% of the population.

There were 44 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, and 34.1% were non-families. 34.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.16 and the average family size was 2.76.

In the town, the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 1.1% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 30.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 75.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $32,250, and the median income for a family was $41,000. Males had a median income of $25,000 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $37,802. There were no families and 8.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 9.4% of those over 64.

Transportation

Interstate 70 passes just south of Vona. The Vona exit from I-70 is exit 412. A service road runs just north of the interstate, from Seibert through Vona, Stratton and Bethune to Burlington.


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