Colorado Chaffee County Public Schools

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Chaffee County, CO

Map of Chaffee County, COChaffee County is one of about 3,141 counties and county equivalents in the United States. It has 1,013.5 sq. miles in land area and a population density of 16.7 per square mile. In the last three decades of the 1900s its population grew by 59.8%. On the 2000 census form, 98.3% of the population reported only one race, with 1.6% of these reporting African-American. The population of this county is 8.6% Hispanic (of any race). The average household size is 2.26 persons compared to an average family size of 2.77 persons.

In 2005 accommodation and food services was the largest of 20 major sectors. It had an average wage per job of $11,091. Per capita income grew by 20.9% between 1994 and 2004 (adjusted for inflation).

People & Income Overview
(By Place of Residence)
Value Industry Overview (2005)
(By Place of Work)
Value
Population (2005) 16,968 Covered Employment 6,450
Growth (%) since 1990 33.8% Average wage per job $25,251
Households (2000) 6,584 Manufacturing – % all jobs in County 1.9%
Labor Force (persons) (2005) 8,018 Average wage per job $23,444
Unemployment Rate (2005) 5.4 Transportation & Warehousing – % all jobs in County 1.9%
Per Capita Personal Income (2004) $23,930 Average wage per job $36,085
Median Household Income (2003) $35,633 Health Care, Social Assist. – % all jobs in County D
Poverty Rate (2003) 11.6 Average wage per job D
H.S. Diploma or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 88.5 Finance and Insurance – % all jobs in County 4.0%
Bachelor’s Deg. or More – % of Adults 25+ (2000) 24.3 Average wage per job $36,355
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1. ARROWHEAD LEARNING CENTER
Address: P O Box 1199, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone: (719) 395-4675
County: Chaffee County
Enrollment: 7 5-12

2. AVERY/PARSONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 2027, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone: (719) 395-7020
County: Chaffee County
Enrollment: 429
Grades: PK-5

3. BUENA VISTA HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 2027, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone: (719) 395-7100
County: Chaffee County
Enrollment: 330
Grades: 9-12

4. CHAFFEE County
Enrollment: HIGH SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 2027, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone: (719) 395-4064
County: Chaffee County
Enrollment: 39
Grades: 9-12

5. HARRY L MC GINNIS MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: P O Box 2027, Buena Vista, CO 81211
Phone: (719) 395-7060
County: Chaffee County
Enrollment: 194
Grades: 6-8

6. HORIZONS EXPLORATORY ACADEMY
Address: 310 East 9th Street, Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 530-5252
County: Chaffee County
Enrollment: N/A
Grades: 0

7. LONGFELLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Address: 350 West 8th Street, Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 530-5260
County: Chaffee County
Enrollment: 397
Grades: KG-4

8. SALIDA HIGH SCHOOL
Address: 905 D Street, Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 530-5400
County: Chaffee County
Enrollment: 329
Grades: 9-12

9. SALIDA MIDDLE SCHOOL
Address: 520 Milford Street, Salida, CO 81201
Phone: (719) 530-5300
County: Chaffee County
Enrollment: 304
Grades: 5-8