Cheraw, Otero County, Colorado

Cheraw: Human settlement in Otero County, Colorado, United States of America

About

Cheraw is a city located in the county of Otero in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 252. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 245 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Cheraw

Population : 245 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Otero County
Postal code : 81030
Phone Area Codes : 719
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 13,553 feet / 4131 meters
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 02:19:07 (3rd December 2022)
Population growth : -2.86% (2010-2020)

Geography

Cheraw is located at 38°6'25"N 103°30'37"W (38.1069500, -103.5102200).

Cheraw map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Cheraw decreased by 2.86% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 252 - census
2011 254 0.79% estimation process
2012 251 -1.2% estimation process
2013 248 -1.21% estimation process
2014 249 0.4% estimation process
2015 247 -0.81% estimation process
2016 246 -0.41% estimation process
2017 250 1.6% estimation process
2018 250 0% estimation process
2019 249 -0.4% estimation process
2020 245 -1.63% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 76,085
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 77,122
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 76,458
April 1, 2010 Population : 77,117
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 17.8%
People over 65 (%) : 20.7%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 95.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 1.7%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.6%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 5,956
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.3%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 35,887

Cheraw zip code is 81030. County name: Otero, County fips: 08089

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 35,887
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 69.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $195,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,687
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $773
2015-2019 median gross rent : $949
Permits for construction, 2020 : 130
2015-2019 Households : 30,141
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.37
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 128,676
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 334,721
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,101,592
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 1,692,504
2012 total retail sales per capita : $22,023
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $64,751
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $33,946
Percentage of people living in poverty : 9.7%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 1,932
2019 total employment : 28,383
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 1,317,368
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 2.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 5,889
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 7,625
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 4,564
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,869
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 206
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,057
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 775
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,408
2010 population per square mile : 109.1
2010 land area in square miles : 706.66

Schools in Cheraw

College & universities near Cheraw, CO

Code Name City ZIP
127778 Otero Junior College La Junta (CO) 81050

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Cheraw, CO

Code Name Address Type
LAJ La Junta 1 West First St. RAIL
LMR Lamar station Main & Beach Streets RAIL
PUB Pueblo, Colorado 1080 Chinook Lane BUS

Post offices near Cheraw

Post Office Name City ZIP
Cheraw Post Office Cheraw (CO) 81030

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Otero County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Otero County , CO.

City Name Population Title
La Junta 6,854 City in Colorado
Rocky Ford 3,806 City in Colorado
Fowler 1,149 Human settlement in Otero County, Colorado, United States of America
Swink 595 Human settlement in Otero County, Colorado, United States of America
Manzanola 410 Human settlement in Otero County, Colorado, United States of America