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Springer is a town in Colfax County.

The community was named for settlers Frank and Charles Springer.

The latitude of Springer is 36.361N. The longitude is -104.594W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,797 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,265.


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Median household income
Local
$27,850
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Springer demographic reports
Springer is on the Cimarron River.
Former and merged names include:
· Dorsey
Local festivals include:
  • Colfax County Fair and Rodeo - Aug. 8-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Springer web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Charette Lakes, Springer Lake
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Springer demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Colfax County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 87747 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Springer residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Springer ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Springer was $14,606, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

11% of Springer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Springer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $195.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $630.


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Libraries in Springer include Fred Macaron Library ... View libraries

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Colfax County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Springer political report.

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The average commute time for Springer workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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