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About Our Community

Welcome to The Sweet Melon Capital

Rocky Ford, Colorado is more than just a great place to do business; it is also a great place to call home.

Rocky Ford is a traditional working community where 47.8% of families own their own homes. The community offers a hometown atmosphere and an excellent place to raise a family. It provides its residents with a strong community, good schools, and an array of sports and recreation activities.

Household Characteristics


The Rocky Ford Household Characteristics chart illustrates that the households in Rocky Ford are valued at an average of $81,125. The distribution of Rocky Ford household income depicts 66% of households earn between $0 and $49,999, 19.5% of residents earn between $50,000 and $74,999, 6.3% of residents earn between $75,000 and $99,999, and 7.3% of Rocky Ford residents earn over $100,000 a year.

Educational Attainment


Rocky Ford Educational Attainment chart for residents over 25 years of age portrays the importance of education in the Rocky Ford community. In Rocky Ford, 82% of the residents have a high school diploma and 15% have or are attending college. 34.6% of its residents possess an associate’s degree, 15.6% have a bachelor’s degree, and 3.2% of Rocky Ford residents have acquired a graduate degree.

Ethnic Composition


The Ethnic Composition chart illustrates the Mercedes population is 59.2% Hispanic. This ethnic distribution is quite common in the lower Arkansas Valley region and in cities in Southern Colorado.

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