Rocky Ford Otero County, Colorado

Rocky Ford: City in Colorado

About

Rocky Ford is a city located in the county of Otero in the U.S. state of Colorado. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,957. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,806 inhabitants.

The city was created 135 years ago in 1886.

Rocky Ford Quick Facts

Population : 3,806 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Colorado (United States)
County : Otero County
Postal code : 81067
Phone Area Codes : 719
Water as percent of area : 0.83%
Land as percent of area : 99.17%
Altitude : 4,180 feet / 1274 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1887 (135 years ago)
Time Zone : Mountain Time Zone
Local time : 01:38:44 (28th May 2022)
Population growth : -3.97% (2010-2020)
Rocky Ford locator map
Location of Rocky Ford on Colorado map.
Rocky Ford  CO  City Hall IMG 5665 image
Rocky Ford CO City Hall IMG 5665
Rocky Ford  CO  City Hall IMG 5665 image

Geography

Rocky Ford is located at 38°3'9"N 103°43'13"W (38.0525100, -103.7202300).

Rocky Ford map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rocky Ford decreased by 3.97% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 4,286 - census
2010 3,957 -8.31% census
2011 3,962 0.13% estimation process
2012 3,916 -1.17% estimation process
2013 3,878 -0.98% estimation process
2014 3,849 -0.75% estimation process
2015 3,814 -0.92% estimation process
2016 3,813 -0.03% estimation process
2017 3,828 0.39% estimation process
2018 3,830 0.05% estimation process
2019 3,815 -0.39% estimation process
2020 3,806 -0.24% estimation process

Rocky Ford zip code is 81067. County name: Otero, County fips: 08089

People born in Rocky Ford (7)

People born in Rocky Ford, including Recipient of the Purple Heart medal John David Vanderhoof, film editor Robert Swink, anthropologist and sexologist Paul Gebhard, .

List

  • Ronald Sprinkle (American psychologist) he was born in 31/08/1930
  • Earl T. Newbry (American politician) he was born in 15/04/1900
  • Lewis T. Babcock (Judge, USA) he was born in 04/04/1943
  • Marvin Cordova Jr. (American boxer) he was born in 17/01/1985

Schools in Rocky Ford

College & universities near Rocky Ford, CO

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

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Rocky Ford, CO

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

Post offices near Rocky Ford

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rocky Ford Post Office Rocky Ford (CO) 81067

Other places with the same name (3)

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
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
Cheraw 245 Human settlement in Otero County, Colorado, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Rocky Ford distances to largest Colorado cities