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Rocky Ford

Optimistic for the future.

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The Perfect Location

Rocky Ford is located in the center of the Lower Arkansas Valley along Highway 50. 

Young People at a Workshop


The Rocky Ford Economy encompasses 1.7 square miles, which contains roughly 3,824 people or 2,302 per square mile, who compose a total of 1,684 households, with a household size of 2.3.  Approximately 38 percent of these households earn between $20,000 and $50,000. 


Our Market Profile is an in-depth analysis of the past and future economic status of Rocky Ford. This data looks at our population, housing, and consumer spending. For more information, download the full report.

Open For Business
Street scape looking down Main Street in Rocky Ford

A Pro Business Attitude

Rocky Ford has formalized a Southern Colorado friendly attitude into a competitive business-friendly environment creating opportunities for growth and long-term expansion. Due to an abundance of commercial and industrial space and a wide variety of environmental characteristics, the community can accommodate nearly any operation, large or small.

Mexican-American woman standing in front of her small business on main Street in Rocky Ford.

More Fun Things to See and Do

Rocky Ford provides many sports and recreation activities throughout the year. It is renowned for its annual Arkansas Valley Fair, which provides live concerts and rodeo competitions. Rocky Ford also offers great farmersmarkets, golf, and a community rich in history and culture.

Entrance and signage to the Arkansas Valley Fairgrounds.

Arkansas Valley Fair

The longest-running continuous fair in Colorado is held over a week every August and features many exciting exhibits and activities. This annual event brings over 10,000 visitors to Rocky Ford. This year's event will be held from August 18th-22nd.

Hole 3 at  the Rocky Ford Golf Course

Rocky Ford Golf Course

With its hilly terrain, narrow fairways, small greens, and water hazards, the golf course is significantly more challenging than the yardage indicates. The efficient layout allows the golf course to be walked with little to no difficulty.

Photo of the front of the Grand Theater in Rocky Ford.

Rocky Ford Grand Theater

A community-owned facility in the historic downtown district. The Grand Theater of Rocky Ford typically screens the latest box office hit motion pictures while serving as a venue for live music and other mediums of the performing arts and community events. 

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