Welcome to Haxtun!

Welcome to Haxtun!

Haxtun is a Statutory Town in Phillips County, Colorado, United States. The population was 946 at the 2010 census.

Haxtun is located at 40°38′30″N 102°37′44″W (40.641726, -102.628910). According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all of it land.

As of the census of 1990, there were 481 people, 213 households, and 98 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,963.0 people per square mile (758.3/km2). There were 490 housing units at an average density of 979.5 per square mile (378.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.15% White, 0.10% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 1.32% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.04% of the population.

There were 418 households out of which 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 6.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.9% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 28.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 87.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,625, and the median income for a family was $38,906. Males had a median income of $31,190 versus $19,519 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,370. About 6.3% of families and 12.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.9% of those under age 18 and 8.6% of those age 65 or over.

Welcome to Haxtun!

Elevation: 4,029′
Founded: July 30, 1909
Area: 321 acres
Weather: 56°F (13°C), Wind N at 16 mph (26 km/h), 55% Humidity
Hotels: 3-star averaging $95
Zip code: 80731
Population: 929 (2013)
Area code: 970

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haxtun,_Colorado

TORNADO ACTIVITY:

Haxtun-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/5/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Haxtun town center injured 2 people and caused $750,000 in damages.

On 6/27/1960, a category F3 tornado 16.1 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

EARTHQUAKE ACTIVITY:

Haxtun-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII – XII) earthquake occurred 490.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage.

On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI – VII) earthquake occurred 194.6 miles away from Haxtun center.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 617.9 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage.

On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 299.7 miles away from the city center.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 282.1 miles away from Haxtun center.

On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 301.1 miles away from the city center.

NATURAL DISASTERS:

The number of natural disasters in Phillips County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).

Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

HOSPITALS AND MEDICAL CENTERS IN HAXTUN:

– Haxtun Hospital District (Government – Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 235 W FLETCHER STREET)

– Haxtun Hospital District Nursing Home (235 W FLETCHER ST)

– Haxtun Hospital District-Heritage Living Center (235 W FLETCHER STREET)

AIRPORTS LOCATED IN HAXTUN:

– Haxtun Municipal Airport (17V) (Runways: 2, Itinerant Ops: 160, Local Ops: 110)

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES WITH OVER 2000 STUDENTS NEAREST TO HAXTUN:

Welcome to Haxtun!

– University of Northern Colorado (about 111 miles; Greeley, CO; Full-time enrollment: 11,469)

– Aims Community College (about 114 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)

– Laramie County Community College (about 118 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)

– Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 129 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)

– Community College of Aurora (about 132 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)

– Front Range Community College (about 138 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)

– Colorado State University-Global Campus (about 140 miles; Greenwood Village, CO; FT enrollment: 3,642)

PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL IN HAXTUN:

– Haxtun High School (Students: 95, Location: 201 WEST POWELL STREET, Grades: 9-12)

PUBLIC ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE SCHOOL IN HAXTUN:

– Haxtun Elementary School (Students: 218, Location: 601 NORTH COLORADO AVENUE, Grades: PK-8)

LIBRARY IN HAXTUN:

– Haxtun Public Library (Operating income: $35,210; Location: 141 S COLORADO AVE; 8,750 books; 62 audio materials; 426 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 2 print serial subscriptions)

Welcome to Haxtun!

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