Haxtun, Colorado


Haxtun Town Hall
Haxtun Town Hall

Haxtun is a farming/ranching community near the northwestern corner of Phillips County. It obviously has seen more prosperous times (decades ago) but the population base is still good and there are some businesses still making it in town.

The town was originally founded along a siding of the Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad (most towns on the eastern plains of Colorado owe their origins to the arrival of a railroad and the construction of a siding). US Highway 6 still runs through Haxtun.

Downtown Haxtun
Downtown Haxtun

Fast Facts about Haxtun, Colorado

Haxtun, Phillips County, CO 80731
Latitude: 40.641726°N
Longitude: 102.62891°W
Incorporated: July 30, 1909
Elevation: 4,029'

Education:
High School or Higher: 80.5%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 15.2%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 5.9%
Cost of Living Index for Haxtun: 91.1

2014 Estimates:
Median Household Income: $31,600
Median Home Value: $99,200
Median Resident Age: 45.4 Years
Major Industries:
Agriculture, Construction, Government, Retail Trade, Wholesale Trade, Waste Management Services, Other Services
Unemployed (September 2014): 4.1%
 

Population Demographics: 2010

Total Population
946
Males
453
Females
493
Population by Age
Under 18
241
18 & over
705
20-24
29
25-34
78
35-49
175
50-64
181
65 & over
229
Population by Ethnicity
Hispanic or Latino
36
Non Hispanic or Latino
910
Population by Race
White
912
African-American
1
Asian
2
Native American
7
Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
1
Other
9
Two or more
14
 

Phillips County Pages

Upper photo courtesy of Roger Bower