About Montezuma County CO
Montezuma County is the southwesternmost of the 64 counties in the U.S. state of Colorado. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,535. The county seat is Cortez.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,040 square miles (5,300 km), of which 2,030 square miles (5,300 km) is land and 11 square miles (28 km) (0.5%) is water.
A large county, roughly 1/3 of its area is tribal land, 1/3 is federal land (administered by the National Park Service, the United States Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management), and 1/3 private or state/county land. It is also varied topographically, ranging in elevation from about 6,000 feet (1,800 m) to more than 13,200 feet (4,000 m), and from high Colorado Plateau desert to alpine tundra. The county has the second largest reservoir in Colorado, McPhee Reservoir, many other large reservoirs, and hundreds of private lakes and ponds. Much of the county is irrigated cropland, and it produces fruit, large numbers of cattle and sheep, and beans. It is served by U.S. Highways 160 and 491 (formerly US 666), and by Cortez Municipal Airport. It has no rail service, although both Mancos and Dolores were established as railroad towns in the 1890s.
As of the census of 2000, there were 23,830 people, 9,201 households, and 6,514 families residing in the county. The population density was 12 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 10,497 housing units at an average density of 5 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 81.72% White, 0.14% Black or African American, 11.23% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 4.26% from other races, and 2.38% from two or more races. 9.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 9,201 households out of which 33.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.40% were married couples living together, 10.60% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.20% were non-families. 24.60% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the county, the population was spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 25.30% from 45 to 64, and 13.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 96.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.20 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $32,083, and the median income for a family was $38,071. Males had a median income of $30,666 versus $21,181 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,003. About 13.10% of families and 16.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 23.20% of those under age 18 and 14.40% of those age 65 or over.
Montezuma County Colorado neighborhoods include: Agate, Alamosa, Allenspark, Almont, Antonito, Arapahoe, Arboles, Arvada, Aspen, Atwood, Ault, Aurora, Austin, Avon, Avondale, Bailey, Basalt, Bayfield, Beaver Creek, Bedrock, Bellvue, Bennett, Berthoud, Bethune, Beulah, Black Hawk, Blanca, Bond, Boone, Boulder, Breckenridge, Briggsdale, Brighton, Broomfield, Buena Vista, Buffalo Creek, Burlington, Burns, Byers, Cahone, Calhan, Canon City, Carbondale, Carr, Cascade, Castle Rock, Cedaredge, Centennial, Center, Cherry Hills Village, Cheyenne Wells, Chromo, Cimarron, Clark, Clifton, Coalmont, Collbran, Colorado City, Colorado Springs, Commerce City, Conifer, Cordillera, Cortez, Cotopaxi, Craig, Crawford, Creede, Crested Butte, Cripple Creek, Crook, Dacono, De Beque, Deer Trail, Del Norte, Delta, Denver, Dillon, Dinosaur, Divide, Dolores, Dove Creek, Drake, Dumont, Durango, Eagle, Eaton, Eckert, Edgewater, Edwards, Egnar, Elbert, Elizabeth, El Jebel, Empire, Englewood, Erie, Estes Park, Evans, Evergreen, Fairplay, Firestone, Flagler, Fleming, Florence, Florissant, Fort Collins, Fort Garland, Fort Lupton, Fort Morgan, Fountain, Fowler, Franktown, Fraser, Frederick, Frisco, Fruita, Gardner, Gateway, Georgetown, Gill, Glade Park, Glenwood Springs, Golden, Granada, Granby, Grand Junction, Grand Lake, Granite, Greeley, Greenwood Village, Grover, Gunnison, Gypsum, Hamilton, Hartman, Hartsel, Haswell, Haxtun, Hayden, Henderson, Hesperus, Highlands Ranch, Holly, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Hot Sulphur Springs, Howard, Hudson, Idaho Springs, Ignacio, Iliff, Jamestown, Johnstown, Keenesburg, Kersey, Kiowa, Kit Carson, Kremmling, Lafayette, La Jara, Lake George, Lakewood, Lamar, Laporte, Larkspur, La Salle, La Veta, Lewis, Limon, Littleton, Livermore, Lochbuie, Loma, Lone Tree, Longmont, Louisville, Loveland, Lyons, Mack, Mancos, Manitou Springs, Matheson, Maybell, Mc Coy, Mead, Meeker, Meredith, Merino, Mesa, Milliken, Minturn, Moffat, Monarch, Monte Vista, Montrose, Monument, Morrison, Mosca, Nathrop, Naturita, Nederland, New Castle, New Raymer, Niwot, Northglenn, Norwood, Nucla, Nunn, Oak Creek, Ohio City, Olathe, Olney Springs, Ophir, Orchard, Otis, Ouray, Padroni, Pagosa Springs, Palisade, Palmer Lake, Paonia, Parachute, Parker, Parlin, Parshall, Peetz, Penrose, Peyton, Pierce, Pine, Pitkin, Placerville, Platteville, Pleasant View, Poncha Springs, Powderhorn, Pueblo, Pueblo West, Ramah, Rangely, Red Cliff, Red Feather Lakes, Redstone, Redvale, Ridgway, Rifle, Roggen, Rush, Rye, Saguache, Salida, Sanford, San Luis, San Pablo, Sedalia, Seibert, Severance, Silt, Silver Plume, Silverthorne, Simla, Slater, Snowmass, Snowmass Village, Somerset, South Fork, Steamboat Springs, Sterling, Stoneham, Strasburg, Stratton, Superior, Tabernash, Telluride, Thornton, Toponas, Towaoc, Trinidad, U S A F Academy, Vail, Villa Grove, Virginia Dale, Vona, Walsenburg, Ward, Watkins, Wellington, Westcliffe, Westminster, Wetmore, Wheat Ridge, Whitewater, Wiggins, Wiley, Windsor, Winter Park, Wolcott, Woodland Park, Yellow Jacket, Yoder
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