Ovid, Colorado

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Ovid is a Statutory Town in Sedgwick County, Colorado, United States. The population was 330 at the 2000 census.



The town was named after Newton Ovid, a local resident.[5]


Ovid is located at 40°57′36″N 102°23′20″W / 40.96°N 102.38889°W / 40.96; -102.38889 (40.959919, -102.388851)[6].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 330 people, 151 households, and 101 families residing in the town. The population density was 796.3/km² (2,070.3/sq mi). There were 178 housing units at an average density of 1,116.7/sq mi (429.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 87.27% White, 1.82% African American, 0.91% Native American, 0.91% Asian, 7.58% from other races, and 1.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 18.79% of the population.

There were 151 households out of which 19.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.5% were non-families. 32.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.73.

In the town the population was spread out with 19.7% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 27.0% from 45 to 64, and 24.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 46 years. For every 100 females there were 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.4 males.

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