There were 132 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.2% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.2% were non-families. 41.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 3.13.
In the town the population was spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 73.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 73.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $13,875, and the median income for a family was $18,333. Males had a median income of $16,875 versus $16,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $7,814. About 35.1% of families and 44.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 41.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 50.8% of those sixty five or over.
COMMUNITY CRADLES LONGTIME COACH 43 YEARS AFTER HIS ARRIVAL, DOLORES COUNTY'S SOPER WOULDN'T ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE.(Sports)
Oct 11, 2004; Byline: Scott Stocker, Rocky Mountain News DOVE CREEK -- The closer he got to Dove Creek, the more he thought about turning his...