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Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado

Hot Sulphur Springs is a town located in Grand County, Colorado. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 521. It is the county seat of Grand County6.

Geography Hot Sulphur Springs is located at 40°4'24" North, 106°6'5" West (40.073318, -106.101470)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 km² (0.8 mi²). 2.0 km² (0.8 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 521 people, 196 households, and 131 families residing in the town. The population density is 261.2/km² (674.5/mi²). There are 227 housing units at an average density of 113.8/km² (293.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 94.82% White, 0.38% African American, 1.92% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 2.11% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 7.10% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 196 households out of which 32.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.7% are married couples living together, 5.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.7% are non-families. 25.5% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.45 and the average family size is 2.98.

In the town the population is spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 34.7% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 122.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 134.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $39,306, and the median income for a family is $46,000. Males have a median income of $42,431 versus $20,208 for females. The per capita income for the town is $24,012. 5.7% of the population and 2.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 4.0% are under the age of 18 and 9.1% are 65 or older.

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