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Demographics Analysis

The people of Fort Garland Cdp, 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
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 30

5 to 9 years : 3

10 to 14 years : 36

15 to 17 years : 17

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 10

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 8

25 to 29 years : 18

30 to 34 years : 8

35 to 39 years : 15

40 to 44 years : 8

45 to 49 years : 61

50 to 54 years : 6

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 6

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 13

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 9

5 to 9 years : 9

10 to 14 years : 0

15 to 17 years : 18

18 and 19 years : 37

20 years : 0

21 years : 11

22 to 24 years : 19

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 6

40 to 44 years : 16

45 to 49 years : 32

50 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 25

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 6

70 to 74 years : 11

75 to 79 years : 14

80 to 84 years : 9

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 339

Multiple ancestry : 154

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 12


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 377

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 7

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 14

Not a U.S. citizen : 107


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 39

5 to 17 years : 83

18 to 24 years : 85

25 to 34 years : 26

35 to 44 years : 45

45 to 54 years : 122

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 31

65 to 74 years : 30

75 years and over : 26

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 17 years : 72

18 to 24 years : 42

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 10

45 to 54 years : 19

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 25

65 to 74 years : 9

75 years and over : 17

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 17 years : 11

18 to 24 years : 3

25 to 34 years : 8

35 to 44 years : 29

45 to 54 years : 37

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 6

65 to 74 years : 13

75 years and over : 9

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 : 7

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 : 0

18 to 24 years : 40

25 to 34 years : 8

35 to 44 years : 6

45 to 54 years : 59

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 8

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 106

Female : 138

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 68

Female : 65

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 7

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 68

Female : 53


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 157

Born in other state in the United States : 74

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 81


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 78

Now married, except separated : 61

Divorced : 0

Separated : 3

Widowed : 36

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 41

Now married, except separated : 54

Divorced : 6

Separated : 0

Widowed : 11

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 7

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 48

Now married, except separated : 73

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Speak only English : 227

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 123

Speak English less than "very well" : 116


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 281   (74.1%)
  • German: 38   (10.0%)
  • United States Or American: 29   (7.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 7   (1.8%)
  • English: 6   (1.6%)
  • Polish: 4   (1.1%)
  • Swiss: 4   (1.1%)
  • Irish: 3   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.8%)
  • European: 2   (0.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 2   (0.5%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado is 505



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado: 249
Female Population in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado: 256


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado: 31.3
Median Female Resident Age in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado: 45.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado


White


Both sexes

43.0

Male

40.5

Female

43.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

74.0

Male

0.0

Female

74.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

57.5

Male

44.0

Female

59.0

Asian


Both sexes

71.0

Male

53.5

Female

88.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

15.5

Male

15.5

Female

13.5

Other


Both sexes

40.5

Male

43.3

Female

38.7

Two or More Races


Both sexes

44.5

Male

40.5

Female

46.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

37.5

Male

33.9

Female

40.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

56.0

Male

62.0

Female

54.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado


  • White: 312
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 23
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 149
  • Two or More Races: 21



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (10%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 4   (3.33%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 4   (3.33%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 3   (2.5%)
  • 11th Grade: 10   (8.33%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (6.67%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 27   (22.5%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 7   (5.83%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 22   (18.33%)
  • Associate Degree: 6   (5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 16   (13.33%)
  • Master's Degree: 1   (0.83%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (5.92%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (1.32%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (5.26%)
  • 9th Grade: 4   (2.63%)
  • 10th Grade: 10   (6.58%)
  • 11th Grade: 15   (9.87%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 16   (10.53%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 39   (25.66%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 13   (8.55%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 11   (7.24%)
  • Associate Degree: 14   (9.21%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 7   (4.61%)
  • Master's Degree: 4   (2.63%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)







Museums Near Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado


  • Friends Of The Fort Garland Museum


    Po Box 368, Fort Garland, CO 81133

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Fort Garland Cdp, 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 Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado.

Area Features of Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado


Airport


(1) Trinchera Ranch Airstrip  

Basin


(1) Blanca Basin  

Building


(1) Costilla County Fire Protection District Fort Garland Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Alamos Altos Ditch   (2) Feedline Canal   (3) Indian Creek Ditch   (4) Newton Ditch   (5) North East Island Ditch   (6) Sangre De Cristo Ditch   (7) Sangre De Cristo-trinchera Diversion Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Brennaman Cemetery   (2) Fort Garland Cemetery  

Census


(1) Fort Garland Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Valley Gospel Center  

Civil


(1) Blanca Division  

Dam


(1) Forbes Park Dam   (2) Mountain Home Dam  

Flat


(1) Burro Park   (2) Elk Park   (3) Indian Park   (4) Mccarty Park   (5) Mcdowell Park  

Gap


(1) Pass Creek Pass  

Lake


(1) Winchell Lakes  

Locale


(1) Mallet Vega Camp   (2) Mccarty Cow Camp   (3) Mortimer   (4) Red Gate Corral   (5) Sierra   (6) Trinchera Ranch  

Mine


(1) Copper King Mine   (2) Lone Star Of The West Mine   (3) Midnight Mine   (4) Mineral Ridge Mine   (5) Monte Cristo Mine   (6) Paul H Mine   (7) Star Of The West Group Mine  

Populated Place


(1) Fort Garland   (2) Garland City Historical   (3) La Veta Pass   (4) Russell  

Post Office


(1) Fort Garland Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Forbes Park Lake   (2) Mountain Home Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Sierra Blanca  

Spring


(1) Cat Spring  

Stream


(1) Bear Creek   (2) Cascade Creek   (3) Deep Creek   (4) Dutch Creek   (5) East Bear Creek   (6) East Fork Ute Creek   (7) Grayback Creek   (8) Little Ute Creek   (9) Malo Vega Creek   (10) Middle Fork Placer Creek   (11) Mill Creek   (12) Missouri Creek   (13) North Fork Trinchera Creek   (14) North Fork West Indian Creek   (15) Placer Creek   (16) South Fork Cascade Creek   (17) South Fork Placer Creek   (18) South Fork West Indian Creek   (19) Strawberry Creek   (20) Vega Creek   (21) Wagon Creek   (22) West Indian Creek   (23) Willow Creek  

Summit


(1) Buck Mountain   (2) Cat Mountain   (3) Hamilton Peak   (4) Harrison Peak   (5) Iron Nipple   (6) Lone Rock Hill   (7) Mount Lindsey   (8) Napoleon Peak   (9) Ojito Peak   (10) Slide Mountain   (11) Teddys Peak   (12) Wagon Mesa  

Trail


(1) Strawberry Trail   (2) Ute Trail  

Valley


(1) American Gulch   (2) Apache Canyon   (3) Arlen Gulch   (4) Baker Canyon   (5) Banana Canyon   (6) Black Canyon   (7) Blind Canyon   (8) Bronco Dan Gulch   (9) Buckskin Gulch   (10) Chimney Canyon   (11) Cottonwood Gulch   (12) Coyote Canyon   (13) Deep Canyon   (14) Flume Gulch   (15) Fox Canyon   (16) Gomer Gulch   (17) Kennedy Gulch   (18) Mexican Canyon   (19) Palmer Gulch   (20) Sawmill Canyon   (21) Sawmill Gulch   (22) Spanish Gulch   (23) Spring Gulch   (24) Squirrel Canyon   (25) Stearns Gulch   (26) Strawberry Gulch   (27) Toll Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

81133 (pop. 806)


Cities Nearby Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

Blanca Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,622) 2.6 Miles
Blanca Town, CO  (pop. 310) 4.2 Miles
San Luis Town, CO  (pop. 676) 15.7 Miles
San Luis Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,660) 19.1 Miles
Alamosa Ccd, CO  (pop. 14,265) 22.1 Miles
Alamosa East Cdp, CO  (pop. 1,889) 23.2 Miles
La Veta Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,532) 23.2 Miles
Mosca-hooper Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,088) 23.4 Miles
La Veta Town, CO  (pop. 819) 24.0 Miles
Alamosa City, CO  (pop. 8,714) 24.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

719



Elevation in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado is 7,953.0 ft. (2,424.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

Lat: 37.429477 N        Long: -105.435280 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Fort Garland Cdp, 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 Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 4   (2.3%)
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.   : 14   (8.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 25   (14.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 31   (17.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 43   (24.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 32   (18.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 3   (1.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 7   (4.0%)
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.   : 2   (1.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 12   (6.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 111

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 31

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 10

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 3

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 : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 34


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 38

5 to 9 minutes : 17

10 to 14 minutes : 9

15 to 19 minutes : 29

20 to 24 minutes : 6

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 43

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 13

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 64

No Social Security income : 77


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

With retirement income : 26

No retirement income : 115


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 3

$10,000 to $14,999 : 6

$15,000 to $19,999 : 18

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 5

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 20

$60,000 to $74,999 : 0

$75,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $40,278


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

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

FM Radio Stations Near Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

  • NEW (89.1 FM; Blanca, CO; Owner: Praise Temple Way Of The Church Of Christ, 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)
  • NEW (97.7 FM; Fort Garland, CO; Owner: Kevin J Youngers)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 4  (4.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 12  (14.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 21  (25.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 33  (40.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 9  (10.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 30  (33.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 40  (44.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

  • San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field


    (about 23.7 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Alamosa Municipal


    (about 23.7 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Baca Grande


    (about 41.3 miles in Moffat, Colorado; Airport Code: BCJ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.57%

Carpooled

19.08%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.16%

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

5.20%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

0.0%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Fort Garland Cdp, 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
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 82

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 6

Female householder, no husband present : 12

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 41

Householder not living alone : 0


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Fort Garland Cdp, 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 : 0

All other households : 141


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 73

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 6

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 9

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 30

Renter-occupied housing units : 11


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 31

$15,000 to $19,999 : 23

$20,000 to $24,999 : 6

$25,000 to $29,999 : 5

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 20

$60,000 to $74,999 : 3

$75,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 4

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Total : 152


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Occupied : 141

Vacant : 11


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 0

Built 1990 to 1999 : 6

Built 1980 to 1989 : 34

Built 1970 to 1979 : 35

Built 1960 to 1969 : 21

Built 1950 to 1959 : 36

Built 1940 to 1949 : 8

Built 1939 or earlier : 12


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Utility gas : 11

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 74

Electricity : 25

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 20

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 6

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 5

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 12

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 5

$60,000 to $69,999 : 3

$70,000 to $79,999 : 28

$80,000 to $89,999 : 2

$90,000 to $99,999 : 3

$100,000 to $124,999 : 12

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $174,999 : 14

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 16

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 3

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Fort Garland Cdp, 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 : 2

Home equity loan only : 9

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 36

Housing units without a mortgage : 65


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 :

Built 1980 to 1989 : $125,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $112,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $8,800

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 : $58,000

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado: 74.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Fort Garland Cdp, CO): $18,929
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Fort Garland Cdp): $60,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Fort Garland Cdp): $339
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

Utility Gas: 1.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 72.2%
Electricity: 6.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 7.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 11.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.9%
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 Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Fort Garland Cdp, 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

Fremont County Nursing Service


     Address: 172 Justice Center Road, Canon City, Colorado 81212
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 9/21/1966

Hospitals Close To Fort Garland Cdp, 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

Centura Health-st Thomas More Hosp & Prog Care


     Address: 1338 Phay Ave, Canon City, Colorado 81212
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To Fort Garland Cdp, 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%

Walsenburg Care Center


     Address: 135 West 7th Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Juniper Village At Monte Vista


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 461 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 190
    Disabled Workers: 40
    Widowers Workers: 15
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 25


(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 Fort Garland Cdp, 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 Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Fort Garland Cdp, Colorado

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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 Fort Garland Cdp, 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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