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The Town of Iliff is a Statutory Town located in Logan County, Colorado, United States. The population was 266 at the 2010 United States Census.

History

The town was named for John Wesley Iliff, a cattleman who owned a ranch near the town site.[7][8]

Geography

Iliff is located at 40°45′32″N 103°03′57″W / 40.758911°N 103.065841°W / 40.758911; -103.065841.[9]

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 238
1930 266 11.8%
1940 322 21.1%
1950 235 −27.0%
1960 204 −13.2%
1970 193 −5.4%
1980 218 13.0%
1990 174 −20.2%
2000 213 22.4%
2010 266 24.9%
Est. 2016 258 [5] −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

As of the census[11] of 2000, there were 213 people, 93 households, and 59 families residing in the town. The population density was 846.2 people per square mile (329.0/km²). There were 112 housing units at an average density of 445.0 per square mile (173.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.14% White, 0.47% Asian, 7.04% from other races, and 2.35% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.21% of the population.

There were 93 households out of which 22.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.6% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.5% were non-families. 30.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the town, the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 18.8% from 25 to 44, 31.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 106.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $25,625, and the median income for a family was $29,375. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $16,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,634. About 12.3% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.3% of those sixty five or over.

Features

The town also has a town hall located inside the preschool, a post office, a restaurant called Cecilias Kitchen that serves Mexican and American food, and the Iliff Computer Center, Inc., which specializes in computer and gaming equipment. Iliff also has a prestige water tower. Let's not forget, it is home to the world-famous "Caliche House" residents.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. Archived from the original on 2010-11-23. Retrieved 2007-09-01. 
  2. ^ "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Retrieved 2007-09-02. 
  3. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 25, 2017. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  6. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup". United States Postal Service. Archived from the original (JavaScript/HTML) on November 23, 2010. Retrieved October 14, 2007. 
  7. ^ Dawson, John Frank. Place names in Colorado: why 700 communities were so named, 150 of Spanish or Indian origin. Denver, CO: The J. Frank Dawson Publishing Co. p. 28. 
  8. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 164. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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