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Demographics Analysis

The people of Blanca Town, Colorado give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 0

10 to 14 years : 8

15 to 17 years : 14

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 0

21 years : 11

22 to 24 years : 7

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 3

35 to 39 years : 2

40 to 44 years : 2

45 to 49 years : 6

50 to 54 years : 26

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 15

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 11

80 to 84 years : 4

85 years and over : 6

Female:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 9 years : 8

10 to 14 years : 11

15 to 17 years : 2

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 4

35 to 39 years : 6

40 to 44 years : 10

45 to 49 years : 2

50 to 54 years : 47

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 3

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 3

75 to 79 years : 20

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 5


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 222

Multiple ancestry : 88

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 241

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 8

Not a U.S. citizen : 61


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 43

18 to 24 years : 32

25 to 34 years : 7

35 to 44 years : 20

45 to 54 years : 81

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 21

75 years and over : 49

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 31

18 to 24 years : 25

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 12

45 to 54 years : 29

55 to 59 years : 13

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 15

65 to 74 years : 10

75 years and over : 38

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 25

55 to 59 years : 6

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 11

75 years and over : 5

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 12

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 7

35 to 44 years : 2

45 to 54 years : 27

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 6


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 103

Female : 74

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 15

Female : 49

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 30

Female : 39


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 117

Born in other state in the United States : 55

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 56


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 47

Now married, except separated : 68

Divorced : 6

Separated : 2

Widowed : 32

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 32

Now married, except separated : 17

Divorced : 4

Separated : 0

Widowed : 11

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 3

Now married, except separated : 47

Divorced : 5

Separated : 3

Widowed : 2


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Speak only English : 131

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 108

Speak English less than "very well" : 65

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Blanca Town, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 239   (67.1%)
  • United States Or American: 36   (10.1%)
  • German: 26   (7.3%)
  • Irish: 16   (4.5%)
  • Swedish: 8   (2.2%)
  • Dutch: 7   (2.0%)
  • Scottish: 4   (1.1%)
  • European: 3   (0.8%)
  • English: 3   (0.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 3   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 2   (0.6%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.6%)
  • New Zealander: 2   (0.6%)
  • Portuguese: 1   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Blanca Town, Colorado is 310



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Blanca Town, Colorado: 148
Female Population in Blanca Town, Colorado: 162


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Blanca Town, Colorado: 54.1
Median Female Resident Age in Blanca Town, Colorado: 54.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Blanca Town, Colorado


White


Both sexes

42.8

Male

38.8

Female

43.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

75.0

Male

75.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

46.5

Male

68.5

Female

24.5

Asian


Both sexes

63.5

Male

62.5

Female

63.8

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

32.5

Male

32.5

Female

32.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

28.5

Male

32.5

Female

22.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

31.3

Male

31.0

Female

32.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.5

Male

50.5

Female

47.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Blanca Town, Colorado


  • White: 228
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 28
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 27
  • Two or More Races: 27



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Blanca Town, Colorado citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Blanca Town, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (8.89%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 4   (2.96%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 16   (11.85%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (4.44%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (4.44%)
  • 11th Grade: 9   (6.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (5.19%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 37   (27.41%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 9   (6.67%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 23   (17.04%)
  • Associate Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 4   (2.96%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (1.48%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (7.87%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (2.36%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 11   (8.66%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 10   (7.87%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (3.15%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (1.57%)
  • 11th Grade: 5   (3.94%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (5.51%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 36   (28.35%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 13   (10.24%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 19   (14.96%)
  • Associate Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 7   (5.51%)
  • Master's Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Blanca Town, Colorado

  • Sierra Grande R-30


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 17523 Highway 160, Blanca, CO 81123, Phone: (719) 379-3259, Students: 297 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Blanca Town, Colorado

  • Sierra Grande Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 17523 East Highway 160, Blanca, CO 81123, Phone: (719) 379-3257, Students: 161 )

  • Sierra Grande Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 17523 East Highway 160, Blanca, CO 81123, Phone: (719) 379-3257, Students: 44 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Blanca Town, Colorado

  • Sierra Grande Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 17523 East Highway 160, Blanca, CO 81123, Phone: (719) 379-3257, Students: 92 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Blanca Town, Colorado

  • Ccpl - Blanca/fort Garland Library


    17591 E Highway 160, Blanca, CO 81123

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Blanca Town, Colorado affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Blanca Town, Colorado.

Area Features of Blanca Town, Colorado


Airport


(1) Blanca Airport   (2) Escheman Landing Strips Historical   (3) Las Arenas Earth And Sky Observatory Airport   (4) Skinkle Landing Strip Historical  

Building


(1) Blanca Police Department   (2) Blanca Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Garland Ditch   (2) Highline Canal   (3) Rattlesnake Diversion   (4) Sangre De Cristo Ditch Number 3   (5) Trinchera Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Mac Mullan Cemetery   (2) Myer Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Town Of Blanca  

Dam


(1) Smith Dam  

Locale


(1) Arrowhead Ranch   (2) Mcclintock  

Populated Place


(1) Blanca  

Post Office


(1) Blanca Post Office  

Range


(1) Basaltic Hills  

Reservoir


(1) Smith Reservoir   (2) Tobin Creek Dam  

School


(1) Sierra Grande School  

Stream


(1) Barbara Creek   (2) Blanca Creek   (3) Cottonwood Creek   (4) Ikes Creek   (5) Ojito Creek   (6) Sangre De Cristo Creek   (7) Tobin Creek   (8) Ute Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Blanca Town, Colorado

81123 (pop. 826)


Cities Nearby Blanca Town, Colorado

Blanca Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,622) 2.6 Miles
Fort Garland Cdp, CO  (pop. 505) 4.2 Miles
San Luis Town, CO  (pop. 676) 17.2 Miles
Alamosa Ccd, CO  (pop. 14,265) 17.9 Miles
Alamosa East Cdp, CO  (pop. 1,889) 19.0 Miles
San Luis Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,660) 19.1 Miles
Mosca-hooper Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,088) 19.7 Miles
Alamosa City, CO  (pop. 8,714) 20.0 Miles
Sanford Town, CO  (pop. 959) 24.9 Miles
La Jara Ccd, CO  (pop. 3,821) 26.4 Miles



Area Code(s) in Blanca Town, Colorado

719



Elevation in Blanca Town, Colorado is 7,782.0 ft. (2,372.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Blanca Town, Colorado

Lat: 37.440569 N        Long: -105.509901 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Blanca Town, Colorado need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Colorado

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 5.67 4.49 7.28 0.00 5.89
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.07 5.73 4.56 7.34 0.00 5.95
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.20 5.77 4.59 7.61 0.00 6.02
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.24 5.82 4.52 7.72 0.00 6.05
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
  Total Electric Industry 7.36 6.00 4.58 7.43 0.00 6.07
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 6.07 4.52 7.87 0.00 6.12
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.49 5.93 4.35 7.69 0.00 6.05
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.42 5.77 4.28 8.00 0.00 5.95
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.45 5.67 4.34 7.92 0.00 5.95
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
  Total Electric Industry 7.38 5.61 4.38 8.23 0.00 5.95
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.31 5.55 4.25 7.77 0.00 5.88
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 7.47 5.67 4.48 8.36 0.00 6.02
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 5.67 4.52 6.64 0.00 6.00
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
  Total Electric Industry 8.14 6.60 5.10 0.00 7.32 6.77
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
  Total Electric Industry 8.42 6.89 5.11 0.00 5.81 6.95
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
  Total Electric Industry 9.06 7.62 5.74 0.00 5.01 7.64
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61
  Total Electric Industry 9.02 7.50 5.88 0.00 7.78 7.61

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Blanca Town, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 20   (13.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 7   (4.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 21   (14.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 48   (32.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 24   (16.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 8   (5.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 8   (5.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 8   (5.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 2   (1.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 68

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 30

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 2

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 4


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 7

5 to 9 minutes : 37

10 to 14 minutes : 21

15 to 19 minutes : 4

20 to 24 minutes : 0

25 to 29 minutes : 4

30 to 34 minutes : 24

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 69

No Social Security income : 60


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

With retirement income : 31

No retirement income : 98


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 13

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $44,999 : 2

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $74,999 : 4

$75,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $32,188


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Blanca Town, Colorado

  • KGIW (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Alamosa, CO; Owner: Community Broadcasting Corporation)

FM Radio Stations Near Blanca Town, Colorado

  • NEW (89.1 FM; Blanca, CO; Owner: Praise Temple Way Of The Church Of Christ, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; La Jara, CO; Owner: Radio Bilingue, Inc.)
  • KASF (90.9 FM; Alamosa, CO; Owner: Adams State College)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Alamosa, CO; Owner: Academy Media Inc.)
  • KALQ-FM (93.5 FM; Alamosa, CO; Owner: Community Broadcasting Corporation)
  • KZBR (97.1 FM; La Jara, CO; Owner: Lendsi Radio, Llc)
  • NEW (97.7 FM; Fort Garland, CO; Owner: Kevin J Youngers)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Blanca Town, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 10  (10.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 15  (16.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 17  (18.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 13  (13.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 14  (14.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 8  (13.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 29  (47.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 12  (19.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 8  (13.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 18 Farms In Blanca Town, Colorado


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Blanca Town, Colorado

  • Alamosa Municipal


    (about 19.6 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field


    (about 19.6 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Baca Grande


    (about 39.0 miles in Moffat, Colorado; Airport Code: BCJ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Blanca Town, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

65.81%

Carpooled

25.16%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.0%

Other Means

3.23%

Worked At Home

5.81%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Blanca Town, Colorado, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 54

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 0

Female householder, no husband present : 13

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 52

Householder not living alone : 10


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 10

All other households : 119


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 50

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 9

Renter-occupied housing units : 4

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 48

Renter-occupied housing units : 14


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 53

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 4

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $44,999 : 4

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $74,999 : 6

$75,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Total : 150


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Occupied : 129

Vacant : 21


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 3

Built 1990 to 1999 : 17

Built 1980 to 1989 : 29

Built 1970 to 1979 : 34

Built 1960 to 1969 : 17

Built 1950 to 1959 : 3

Built 1940 to 1949 : 16

Built 1939 or earlier : 31


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Utility gas : 15

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 82

Electricity : 0

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 16

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 16

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 2

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 11

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $69,999 : 17

$70,000 to $79,999 : 7

$80,000 to $89,999 : 14

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 10

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $174,999 : 6

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 6

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 5

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 7

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 49

Housing units without a mortgage : 51


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Blanca Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $89,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $129,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $62,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $48,800

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 : $131,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $86,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Blanca Town, Colorado: 69.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Blanca Town, CO): $22,875
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Blanca Town): $49,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Blanca Town): $375
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Blanca Town, Colorado

Utility Gas: 0.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 58.0%
Electricity: 1.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 5.6%
Coal Or Coke: 1.4%
Wood: 25.9%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 7.7%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Blanca Town, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Blanca Town, Colorado

At Home Healthcare


     Address: 2115 Stuart Avenue, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/1/1995

Alamosa County Nursing Service


     Address: 8900 Independence Way, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 4/1/1972

Mountain Creek Home Health


     Address: 601 S Albert Street, Suite A, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/29/1996

Victory Home Health Colorado


     Address: 416 State Street #62, Trinidad, Colorado 81082
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/27/2006

Mountain Home Health Care, Inc


     Address: 630 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur #180, Taos, New Mexico 87571
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/11/1975

Hospitals Close To Blanca Town, Colorado

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center


     Address: 106 Blanca Ave, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center


     Address: 23500 Us Hwy 160, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Mt San Rafael Hospital


     Address: 410 Benedicta Avenue, Trinidad, Colorado 81082
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Miners' Colfax Medical Center


     Address: 200 Hospital Drive, Raton, New Mexico 87740
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Holy Cross Hospital A Div Of Taos Health Systems


     Address: 1397 Weimer Road, Taos, New Mexico 87571
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Blanca Town, Colorado

Evergreen Nursing Home


     Address: 1991 Carroll Ave, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 73%

San Luis Care Center


     Address: 240 Craft Drive, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Conejos County Hospital-ltc Unit


     Address: 19021 U S Hwy 285, La Jara, Colorado 81140
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 24
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Juniper Village At Monte Vista


     Address: 2277 East Drive, Monte Vista, Colorado 81144
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 63%

Colorado State Veterans Center-homelake


     Address: 3749 Sherman Avenue, Monte Vista, Colorado 81144
     Ownership: Government - State
     Number of Residents: 50
     Percent Occupied: 83%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Blanca Town, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 458 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Blanca Town, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 90
    Disabled Workers: 35
    Widowers Workers: 10
    Spouses Workers: 10
    Children Workers: 5


(updated 2007)



Costilla County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 66.48%
  • Bush & Cheney 32.16%
  • Other 1.36%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Blanca Town, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Costilla County, CO

8.94 % of Costilla County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $26,798

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Costilla County, CO (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

Relocation away from Costilla County, CO

8.66 % of Costilla County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,686

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Costilla County, CO (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Alamosa County , CO 2.01 % ($21,350 AGI )
  • Pueblo County , CO 1.01 % ($31,400 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Colorado

Low Bracket: $0 (4.63%)
High Bracket: $0 (4.63%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Colorado

2.90%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Blanca Town, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Blanca Town, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Lightning        
07/15/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
         





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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Blanca Town, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Colorado

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
8,381 9,125 11,369 9,961 6,950 10,980 14,666 15,240 16,098 16,471


(updated 2014)



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