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   (County: Montezuma County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Cortez City, 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
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 439

5 to 9 years : 367

10 to 14 years : 245

15 to 17 years : 251

18 and 19 years : 136

20 years : 97

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 109

25 to 29 years : 399

30 to 34 years : 354

35 to 39 years : 252

40 to 44 years : 159

45 to 49 years : 272

50 to 54 years : 212

55 to 59 years : 238

60 and 61 years : 105

62 to 64 years : 80

65 and 66 years : 35

67 to 69 years : 99

70 to 74 years : 77

75 to 79 years : 81

80 to 84 years : 114

85 years and over : 92

Female:

Under 5 years : 281

5 to 9 years : 235

10 to 14 years : 151

15 to 17 years : 58

18 and 19 years : 153

20 years : 15

21 years : 15

22 to 24 years : 241

25 to 29 years : 250

30 to 34 years : 321

35 to 39 years : 194

40 to 44 years : 237

45 to 49 years : 271

50 to 54 years : 299

55 to 59 years : 395

60 and 61 years : 128

62 to 64 years : 135

65 and 66 years : 22

67 to 69 years : 63

70 to 74 years : 136

75 to 79 years : 282

80 to 84 years : 170

85 years and over : 157


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,219

Multiple ancestry : 2,610

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 35

Ancestry not reported : 558


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Cortez City, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 8,207

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 13

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 52

Not a U.S. citizen : 150


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 720

5 to 17 years : 1,307

18 to 24 years : 766

25 to 34 years : 1,324

35 to 44 years : 842

45 to 54 years : 1,054

55 to 59 years : 633

60 and 61 years : 233

62 to 64 years : 215

65 to 74 years : 432

75 years and over : 896

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 591

5 to 17 years : 574

18 to 24 years : 416

25 to 34 years : 519

35 to 44 years : 234

45 to 54 years : 456

55 to 59 years : 216

60 and 61 years : 54

62 to 64 years : 65

65 to 74 years : 202

75 years and over : 383

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 129

5 to 17 years : 700

18 to 24 years : 303

25 to 34 years : 795

35 to 44 years : 523

45 to 54 years : 578

55 to 59 years : 417

60 and 61 years : 179

62 to 64 years : 150

65 to 74 years : 221

75 years and over : 502

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 : 13

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 : 33

18 to 24 years : 47

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 72

45 to 54 years : 20

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 9

75 years and over : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,723

Female : 1,987

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,401

Female : 2,096

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 13

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 76

Female : 126


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 3,242

Born in other state in the United States : 2,963

Native: born outside the United States : 13

Foreign born : 93


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 588

Now married, except separated : 1,396

Divorced : 292

Separated : 96

Widowed : 249

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 879

Now married, except separated : 2,149

Divorced : 540

Separated : 11

Widowed : 298

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 13

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 43

Now married, except separated : 68

Divorced : 62

Separated : 0

Widowed : 20


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 6,379

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 482

Speak English less than "very well" : 274

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 27

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 44

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 31

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

Navajo:

Speak English "very well" : 370

Speak English less than "very well" : 26


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Cortez City, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 2,257   (26.8%)
  • German: 1,473   (17.5%)
  • English: 1,197   (14.2%)
  • Irish: 849   (10.1%)
  • United States Or American: 696   (8.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 295   (3.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 230   (2.7%)
  • Italian: 205   (2.4%)
  • Scottish: 176   (2.1%)
  • Dutch: 174   (2.1%)
  • Norwegian: 117   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 116   (1.4%)
  • Danish: 93   (1.1%)
  • European: 88   (1.0%)
  • Polish: 86   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 68   (0.8%)
  • Czech: 51   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 51   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 43   (0.5%)
  • British: 30   (0.4%)
  • Finnish: 22   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 18   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 16   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 9   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 8   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 8   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Cortez City, Colorado is 8,422



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Cortez City, Colorado: 4,213
Female Population in Cortez City, Colorado: 4,209


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Cortez City, Colorado: 31.3
Median Female Resident Age in Cortez City, Colorado: 42.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Cortez City, Colorado


White


Both sexes

42.9

Male

39.1

Female

47.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

26.5

Male

34.2

Female

17.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.6

Male

23.7

Female

27.2

Asian


Both sexes

33.0

Male

35.5

Female

30.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

29.5

Male

0.0

Female

29.5

Other


Both sexes

30.6

Male

30.0

Female

32.4

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.9

Male

14.3

Female

16.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.0

Male

26.4

Female

27.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.6

Male

40.9

Female

48.9


(updated 2010)



Races in Cortez City, Colorado


  • White: 6,311
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 1,478
  • Asian: 55
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 370
  • Two or More Races: 208



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Cortez City, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (0.3%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 28   (1.19%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 38   (1.62%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 52   (2.22%)
  • 9th Grade: 63   (2.69%)
  • 10th Grade: 27   (1.15%)
  • 11th Grade: 49   (2.09%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 80   (3.41%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 822   (35.07%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 228   (9.73%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 364   (15.53%)
  • Associate Degree: 108   (4.61%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 285   (12.16%)
  • Master's Degree: 124   (5.29%)
  • Professional School Degree: 64   (2.73%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.21%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 31   (1.11%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 42   (1.51%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 45   (1.61%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 133   (4.77%)
  • 9th Grade: 89   (3.19%)
  • 10th Grade: 109   (3.91%)
  • 11th Grade: 153   (5.48%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 77   (2.76%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 831   (29.78%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 202   (7.24%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 418   (14.98%)
  • Associate Degree: 171   (6.13%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 317   (11.36%)
  • Master's Degree: 140   (5.02%)
  • Professional School Degree: 32   (1.15%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Cortez City, Colorado

  • Montezuma-cortez Re-1


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Drawer R, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-7282, Students: 3,253 )

  • Southwest Boces


    ( Grades: 4-12, Location: P O Box 1420, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-8411, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Cortez City, Colorado

  • Cortez Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 450 West 2nd Street, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-7824, Students: 725 )

  • Mesa Elementary School


    ( Grades: 1-5, Location: 703 West 7th Street, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-3858, Students: 329 )

  • Manaugh Elementary School


    ( Grades: 1-6, Location: 300 East 4th Street, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-7691, Students: 313 )

  • Kemper Elementary School


    ( Grades: 1-5, Location: 620 East Montezuma, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-3737, Students: 312 )

  • Beech Street Kindergarten


    ( Grades: KG-KG, Location: 510 North Beech Street, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-3372, Students: 192 )

  • Lewis-arriola Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 21434 Road U, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 882-4494, Students: 127 )

  • Preschool/jumpstart


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 210 South Washington Street, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-7491, Students: 90 )

  • Downey Elementary School


    ( Grades: 1-5, Location: 400 North Elm, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-7974, Students: 66 )

  • Battle Rock Charter School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 11247 County Road G, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-3237, Students: 26 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Cortez City, Colorado

  • Montezuma-cortez High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 206 West 7th Street, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-3722, Students: 859 )

  • Southwest Open Charter School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box Dd, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-1150, Students: 164 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Cortez City, Colorado

  • Cortez Adventist Christian School


    ( Grades: 4-8, Location: 540 W 4th Street, Cortez, CO 81321, Phone: (970) 565-8257, Students: 8 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Cortez City, Colorado

  • Cortez Pl


    202 North Park, Cortez, CO 81321

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Cortez City, Colorado


  • Florida Institute Of Saltwater Heritage Inc


    4600 124th Street W, Cortez, FL 34215

  • Galloping Goose Historical Society Of Dolores Inc


    Po Box 1720, Cortez, CO 81321
    http://www.doloresgallopinggoose5.com

  • Mcelmo Canyon Research Institute


    14537 County Road G, Cortez, CO 81321

  • Montezuma County Historical Society Inc


    17602 Road J, Cortez, CO 81321

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Cortez City, 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 Cortez City, Colorado.

Area Features of Cortez City, Colorado


Airport


(1) Cortez Municipal Airport   (2) County Airport  

Arch


(1) East Rock Creek Canyon Arch  

Area


(1) Montezuma Valley   (2) Sundance Ground  

Basin


(1) Bluewater Basin  

Building


(1) Axis Health System Cortez Office   (2) Colorado Welcome Center   (3) Cortez City Hall   (4) Cortez City Police Department   (5) Cortez Fire Protection District Station 1   (6) Cortez Fire Protection District Station 2   (7) Cortez Fire Protection District Station 3   (8) Cortez Public Library   (9) Justice Building   (10) Montezuma County Community Center   (11) Montezuma County Court House   (12) Montezuma County Jail   (13) Montezuma County Senior Center   (14) Montezuma County Sheriff S Office   (15) Southwest Memorial Hospital Emergency Medical Services  

Canal


(1) Duncan Ditch   (2) May Lateral   (3) Rocky Ford Ditch   (4) Ute Mountain Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Arriola Cemetery   (2) Cortez Cemetery   (3) Goodman Point Cemetery   (4) Lamb Cemetery   (5) Majors Cemetery   (6) Memorial Garden  

Church


(1) Baptist Chapel   (2) Church Of Christ   (3) Evangel Assembly Of God   (4) Faith Bible Church   (5) First Baptist Church   (6) First Southern Baptist Church   (7) First United Methodist Church   (8) Lighthouse Baptist Church   (9) Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church   (10) New Life Chapel   (11) Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church   (12) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (13) The Chapel   (14) The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints  

Civil


(1) City Of Cortez   (2) Cortez Division   (3) Montezuma County   (4) Montezuma-cortez School District  

Cliff


(1) Big Point   (2) Goodman Point  

Dam


(1) Denny Lake Dam   (2) Totten Dam  

Falls


(1) Mcelmo Falls  

Hospital


(1) Southwest Memorial Hospital   (2) Vista Grande Nursing Home  

Lake


(1) Goodman Lake   (2) Moqui Lake  

Locale


(1) Conquistador Golf Course   (2) Cortez Center   (3) Cortez Plaza Shopping Center   (4) Goodman Point Group  

Mine


(1) Battle Rock Mine   (2) Cliff House Mine   (3) Cortez Mine   (4) Karla Kay Mine   (5) Little Maude Mine   (6) Mitchell Springs Mine   (7) Mowry Mine   (8) Three States Mine  

Park


(1) Centennial Park   (2) Cortez City Park   (3) Denny Lake Park   (4) Denny Park   (5) Mesa Park And Environmental Lab   (6) Montezuma Park   (7) Yucca House National Monument  

Populated Place


(1) Cortez  

Post Office


(1) Cortez Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Denny Lake   (2) Totten Lake  

Ridge


(1) Aztec Divide   (2) Sleeping Ute Mountain  

School


(1) Battle Rock School   (2) Calkins Junior High School   (3) Cortez Middle School   (4) Downey Elementary School   (5) Downey School   (6) Kemper Elementary School   (7) Kemper School   (8) Lighthouse Christian Academy   (9) Manaugh Elementary School   (10) Mesa Elementary School   (11) Montezuma Cortez Re 1 Pre School   (12) Montezuma-cortez High School   (13) Seventh Day Adventist School   (14) University Of Colorado Center  

Spring


(1) Hanna Spring   (2) Littlewater Spring   (3) Mud Spring   (4) Ute Spring  

Stream


(1) Berry Creek   (2) Dry Fork Lightner Creek   (3) East Fork Rock Creek   (4) Littlewater Creek   (5) Mud Creek   (6) Pine Creek   (7) Rock Creek   (8) Ute Creek  

Summit


(1) Battle Rock   (2) Black Mountain   (3) Cannon Ball Mesa   (4) Gifford Knoll   (5) Hamilton Mesa   (6) Horse Mountain   (7) Mail Trail Mesa   (8) Marble Mountain   (9) Ute Peak  

Tower


(1) Kisz-am Cortez  

Valley


(1) Alkali Canyon   (2) Blue Basin Canyon   (3) Bowdish Canyon   (4) Cottonwood Canyon   (5) Crow Canyon   (6) Echo Canyon   (7) Finley Canyon   (8) Goodman Canyon   (9) Hamilton Canyon   (10) Hartman Draw   (11) Hill Canyon   (12) Jessup Canyon   (13) Littlewater Canyon   (14) Morrison Canyon   (15) Narraguinnep Canyon   (16) Porter Cove   (17) Sand Canyon   (18) Tozer Canyon   (19) Trail Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Cortez City, Colorado

81321 (pop. 13,655)


Cities Nearby Cortez City, Colorado

Cortez Ccd, CO  (pop. 17,535) 2.2 Miles
Dolores Town, CO  (pop. 888) 9.7 Miles
Towaoc Cdp, CO  (pop. 1,032) 12.8 Miles
Dolores Ccd, CO  (pop. 3,079) 13.6 Miles
Mancos Ccd, CO  (pop. 2,620) 15.5 Miles
Mancos Town, CO  (pop. 1,075) 15.8 Miles
Pleasant View Ccd, CO  (pop. 477) 17.6 Miles
Ute Mountain Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,289) 17.9 Miles
Dove Creek Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,481) 33.6 Miles
Dove Creek Town, CO  (pop. 689) 33.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Cortez City, Colorado

970



Elevation in Cortez City, Colorado is 6,201.0 ft. (1,890.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Cortez City, Colorado

Lat: 37.349270 N        Long: -108.579225 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Cortez City, 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 Cortez City, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 128   (3.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 76   (2.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 93   (2.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 225   (6.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 343   (10.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 420   (12.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 681   (20.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 424   (12.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 179   (5.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 201   (6.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 38   (1.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 8   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 219   (6.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 298   (8.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 3,067

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 347

In 3-person carpool : 108

In 4-person carpool : 10

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 74

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 8

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 : 127

Other means : 8

Worked at home : 153


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 398

5 to 9 minutes : 1,218

10 to 14 minutes : 739

15 to 19 minutes : 285

20 to 24 minutes : 390

25 to 29 minutes : 145

30 to 34 minutes : 45

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 150

60 to 89 minutes : 216

90 or more minutes : 154


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Cortez City, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 1,102

No Social Security income : 2,419


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Cortez City, Colorado)

With retirement income : 600

No retirement income : 2,921


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 179

$10,000 to $14,999 : 83

$15,000 to $19,999 : 92

$20,000 to $24,999 : 232

$25,000 to $29,999 : 123

$30,000 to $34,999 : 190

$35,000 to $39,999 : 185

$40,000 to $44,999 : 130

$45,000 to $49,999 : 66

$50,000 to $59,999 : 182

$60,000 to $74,999 : 292

$75,000 to $99,999 : 352

$100,000 to $124,999 : 162

$125,000 to $149,999 : 50

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 45


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,448


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Cortez City, Colorado

  • NEW (1450 AM; 0.25 kW; Cortez, CO; Owner: Powell Meredith Communications Company)
  • KVFC (740 AM; 1.0 kW; Cortez, CO; Owner: Winton Road Broadcasting Co., Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Cortez City, Colorado

  • NEW (90.3 FM; Towaoc, CO; Owner: Community Radio Project)
  • NEW (90.5 FM; Cortez, CO; Owner: Kansas Catholic Education Radio Corporation)
  • KEEC (96.5 FM; Towaoc, CO; Owner: College Creek Media, Llc)
  • KISZ-FM (97.9 FM; Mancos, CO; Owner: Winton Road Broadcasting Co., Llc)
  • KRTZ (98.7 FM; Towaoc, CO; Owner: Winton Road Broadcasting Co., Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Cortez City, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 433  (24.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 187  (10.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 434  (24.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 508  (28.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 524  (29.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 468  (26.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 625  (35.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 14  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 353 Farms In Cortez City, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Cortez City, Colorado

Four Corners Community Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $905.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 7

Vectra Bank Colorado, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 38

The Dolores State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $148.9k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

First National Bank, Cortez - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $95.1k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 1

Mancos Valley Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $72.6k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 2

First Southwest Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $244.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 7

Nbh Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.8m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 98

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Cortez City, Colorado

  • Cortez Montezuma County


    (about 4.2 miles in Cortez, Colorado; Airport Code: CEZ)

  • Cortez Municipal


    (about 4.2 miles in Cortez, Colorado; Airport Code: CEZ)

  • Animas Air Park


    (about 40.3 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: AMK)

  • Four Corners Regional


    (about 46.2 miles in Farmington, New Mexico; Airport Code: FMN)

  • Aztec Municipal


    (about 46.8 miles in Flora Vista, New Mexico; Airport Code: XWH)

  • La Plata County


    (about 47.6 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: DRO)

  • Durango La Plata County


    (about 47.6 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: DRO)

  • Blanding Municipal


    (about 52.1 miles in Blanding, Utah; Airport Code: BDG)

  • Telluride Regional


    (about 55.6 miles in Mountain Village, Colorado; Airport Code: TEX)

  • Monticello Airport


    (about 58.4 miles in Monticello, Utah; Airport Code: MXC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Cortez City, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.30%

Carpooled

15.84%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.55%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.52%

Bicycle

0.66%

Walked

3.38%

Other Means

1.10%

Worked At Home

3.64%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Cortez City, 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
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,772

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 105

Female householder, no husband present : 517

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,034

Householder not living alone : 93


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 16

Male householder and female partner : 45

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 140

All other households : 3,320


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,349

Renter-occupied housing units : 423

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 93

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 216

Renter-occupied housing units : 301

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 646

Renter-occupied housing units : 481


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 321

$10,000 to $14,999 : 206

$15,000 to $19,999 : 276

$20,000 to $24,999 : 428

$25,000 to $29,999 : 186

$30,000 to $34,999 : 208

$35,000 to $39,999 : 183

$40,000 to $44,999 : 267

$45,000 to $49,999 : 94

$50,000 to $59,999 : 218

$60,000 to $74,999 : 435

$75,000 to $99,999 : 356

$100,000 to $124,999 : 191

$125,000 to $149,999 : 60

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 61


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Total : 3,689


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Occupied : 3,521

Vacant : 168


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 34

Built 2000 to 2004 : 331

Built 1990 to 1999 : 474

Built 1980 to 1989 : 480

Built 1970 to 1979 : 768

Built 1960 to 1969 : 316

Built 1950 to 1959 : 668

Built 1940 to 1949 : 251

Built 1939 or earlier : 367


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Utility gas : 2,235

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 114

Electricity : 767

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 357

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 15

No fuel used : 33


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 75

$10,000 to $14,999 : 31

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 12

$30,000 to $34,999 : 54

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 47

$60,000 to $69,999 : 43

$70,000 to $79,999 : 109

$80,000 to $89,999 : 91

$90,000 to $99,999 : 150

$100,000 to $124,999 : 307

$125,000 to $149,999 : 218

$150,000 to $174,999 : 415

$175,000 to $199,999 : 177

$200,000 to $249,999 : 210

$250,000 to $299,999 : 176

$300,000 to $399,999 : 81

$400,000 to $499,999 : 40

$500,000 to $749,999 : 16

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 21


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Cortez City, 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 : 53

Home equity loan only : 108

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,374

Housing units without a mortgage : 769


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Cortez City, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : $212,500

Built 2000 to 2004 : $166,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $215,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $123,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $137,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $139,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $152,700

Built 1940 to 1949 : $101,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $106,400


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Cortez City, Colorado: 62.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Cortez City, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 57.94%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 42.06%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Cortez City, Colorado

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 14 14 $1,100,069
  Two Family 1 2 $70,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 16 $1,170,069
2000        
  Single Family 22 22 $2,303,460
  Two Family 3 6 $350,000
  Three and Four Family 2 6 $300,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 34 $2,953,460
2001        
  Single Family 23 23 $2,148,540
  Two Family 2 4 $175,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 6 30 $1,626,000
  Total

31 57 $3,949,540
2002        
  Single Family 25 25 $2,379,100
  Two Family 1 2 $25,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 27 $2,404,100
2003        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,421,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,421,100
2004        
  Single Family 23 23 $2,792,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 6 $330,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 29 $3,122,100
2005        
  Single Family 33 33 $4,782,100
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 6 $341,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 39 $5,123,100
2006        
  Single Family 51 51 $6,282,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

51 51 $6,282,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Cortez City, CO): $28,776
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Cortez City): $86,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Cortez City): $464
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Cortez City, Colorado

Utility Gas: 69.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.7%
Electricity: 18.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 6.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(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 Cortez City, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Cortez City, Colorado

Pasco/sw Inc


     Address: 45 S Washington St, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/27/2001

Southwest Memorial Hospital Home Health Services


     Address: 20 South Market Street, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/1/1967

San Juan Basin Health Dept


     Address: 281 Sawyer Drive, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/20/1968

Alpine Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 555 South Camino Del Rio, #a-1, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/1/2004

Mercy Home Health Services


     Address: 1970 E Third Avenue #100, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/23/1984

Hospitals Close To Cortez City, Colorado

Southwest Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1311 N Mildred Rd, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Mercy Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1010 Three Springs Blvd, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

"animas Surgical Hospital, Llc"


     Address: 575 Rivergate Lane, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Northern Navajo Phs Indian Hospital


     Address: P O Box 160, Shiprock, New Mexico 87420
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

San Juan Regional Medical Center Inc


     Address: 801 West Maple Street, Farmington, New Mexico 87401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Nursing Homes Close To Cortez City, Colorado

Vista Grande Inn


     Address: 1221 North Mildred Rd, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Valley Inn, The


     Address: 211 3rd Avenue, Mancos, Colorado 81328
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 94
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Four Corners Health Care Center


     Address: 2911 Junction Creek Road, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 66%

San Juan Manor


     Address: 806 West Maple Street, Farmington, New Mexico 87401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 86
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Life Care Center Of Farmington


     Address: 1101 West Murray Drive, Farmington, New Mexico 87401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 134
     Percent Occupied: 93%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Cortez City, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 331 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Cortez City, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 1,825
    Disabled Workers: 360
    Widowers Workers: 315
    Spouses Workers: 190
    Children Workers: 205


(updated 2007)



Montezuma County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 35.11%
  • Bush & Cheney 63.44%
  • Other 1.45%



(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 Cortez City, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Montezuma County, CO

9.08 % of Montezuma County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $39,788

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • La Plata County , CO 0.84 % ($43,114 AGI )
  • San Juan County , NM 0.82 % ($27,667 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.39 % ($61,939 AGI )

Relocation away from Montezuma County, CO

8.14 % of Montezuma 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 $30,717

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • San Juan County , NM 0.82 % ($26,706 AGI )
  • La Plata County , CO 0.63 % ($27,942 AGI )
  • Mesa County , CO 0.48 % ($36,075 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 Cortez City, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.

























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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 Cortez City, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Cortez City, Colorado

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0 0 12 24 12 0 0 23 12 0 0 0 24
Rape 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 47
Robbery 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 5 2 2 3 0
    per 100,000 0 12 0 12 0 24 0 12 58 23 23 35 0
Assault 5 18 9 17 16 22 21 12 22 17 21 23 12
    per 100,000 61 215 110 206 191 262 247 140 253 198 243 268 142
Burglary 41 33 30 39 47 32 20 16 16 18 20 18 16
    per 100,000 500 395 365 471 562 381 235 186 184 210 232 210 189
Larceny Theft 340 404 395 378 319 269 288 262 360 316 333 265 321
    per 100,000 4,150 4,834 4,807 4,570 3,813 3,202 3,383 3,047 4,147 3,687 3,859 3,093 3,790
Vehicle Theft 11 12 18 11 14 11 10 9 12 11 6 14 11
    per 100,000 134 144 219 133 167 131 117 105 138 128 70 163 130
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 23 12 0 0 12
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
1 5 3 5 4 6 5 4 7 5 6 7 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
98 112 111 107 95 78 80 72 98 87 90 74 87
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
50 59 57 56 50 42 42 38 52 46 48 40 46


(updated 2013)



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)



Jails in Cortez City, Colorado


  • Montezuma County Jail


    703 E Driscoll St, Cortez, CO 81321
    Confined: 127


(updated 2006)



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