|City of Holyoke|
The Phillips County Courthouse in Holyoke, 2013.
"It's not what you show,
it's what you grow."
Location of the City of Holyoke in Phillips County, Colorado.
|Incorporated||May 31, 1888|
|• Type||Home Rule Municipality|
|• Mayor||Luke Garrett|
|• Total||2.48 sq mi (6.41 km2)|
|• Land||2.47 sq mi (6.40 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)|
|Elevation||3,750 ft (1,143 m)|
|• Density||893.93/sq mi (345.19/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (MST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0182823|
The City of Holyoke is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Phillips County, Colorado, United States.The city population was 2,313 at the 2010 census, making it a small town.
The city is named after Holyoke, Massachusetts, which is itself named for Elizur Holyoke, a 17th-century explorer.
Holyoke is located at 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all of it land.(40.582002, -102.301056). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of
|Climate data for Holyoke, Colorado (1981–2010)|
|Average high °F (°C)||44|
|Average low °F (°C)||22|
|Average precipitation inches (mm)||0.42|
|Average snowfall inches (cm)||5.0|
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the censusof 2000, there were 2,261 people, 896 households, and 594 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,300.3 people per square mile (501.7/km2). There were 980 housing units at an average density of 563.6 per square mile (217.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.61% White, 0.04% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.57% Asian, 8.09% from other races, and 1.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.39% of the population.
There were 896 households, out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 30.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 3.11.
In the city, the population was spread out, with 28.3% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $30,984, and the median income for a family was $36,970. Males had a median income of $30,500 versus $17,455 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,697. About 12.0% of families and 14.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.1% of those under age 18 and 8.4% of those age 65 or over.
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