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   (County: Mesa County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Fruita 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
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 589

5 to 9 years : 373

10 to 14 years : 289

15 to 17 years : 322

18 and 19 years : 114

20 years : 111

21 years : 84

22 to 24 years : 98

25 to 29 years : 476

30 to 34 years : 460

35 to 39 years : 476

40 to 44 years : 295

45 to 49 years : 244

50 to 54 years : 380

55 to 59 years : 267

60 and 61 years : 89

62 to 64 years : 119

65 and 66 years : 76

67 to 69 years : 112

70 to 74 years : 154

75 to 79 years : 126

80 to 84 years : 27

85 years and over : 41

Female:

Under 5 years : 495

5 to 9 years : 394

10 to 14 years : 420

15 to 17 years : 245

18 and 19 years : 81

20 years : 46

21 years : 28

22 to 24 years : 112

25 to 29 years : 523

30 to 34 years : 534

35 to 39 years : 296

40 to 44 years : 302

45 to 49 years : 419

50 to 54 years : 302

55 to 59 years : 351

60 and 61 years : 157

62 to 64 years : 123

65 and 66 years : 70

67 to 69 years : 254

70 to 74 years : 151

75 to 79 years : 229

80 to 84 years : 99

85 years and over : 129


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,994

Multiple ancestry : 3,920

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 49

Ancestry not reported : 1,119


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 10,673

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 7

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 81

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 143

Not a U.S. citizen : 178


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,084

5 to 17 years : 2,043

18 to 24 years : 674

25 to 34 years : 1,993

35 to 44 years : 1,369

45 to 54 years : 1,345

55 to 59 years : 618

60 and 61 years : 246

62 to 64 years : 242

65 to 74 years : 817

75 years and over : 651

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 879

5 to 17 years : 1,407

18 to 24 years : 204

25 to 34 years : 951

35 to 44 years : 540

45 to 54 years : 414

55 to 59 years : 228

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 104

65 to 74 years : 221

75 years and over : 313

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 205

5 to 17 years : 616

18 to 24 years : 463

25 to 34 years : 889

35 to 44 years : 758

45 to 54 years : 842

55 to 59 years : 381

60 and 61 years : 206

62 to 64 years : 111

65 to 74 years : 596

75 years and over : 322

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 20

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 44

35 to 44 years : 17

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 : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 109

35 to 44 years : 54

45 to 54 years : 89

55 to 59 years : 9

60 and 61 years : 17

62 to 64 years : 27

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 16


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,470

Female : 2,814

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,648

Female : 2,741

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 27

Female : 61

Foreign born:

Male : 177

Female : 144


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 4,507

Born in other state in the United States : 5,147

Native: born outside the United States : 8

Foreign born : 205


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 820

Now married, except separated : 1,814

Divorced : 366

Separated : 28

Widowed : 270

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,031

Now married, except separated : 3,147

Divorced : 320

Separated : 13

Widowed : 316

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 8

Now married, except separated : 24

Divorced : 44

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 38

Now married, except separated : 233

Divorced : 17

Separated : 9

Widowed : 24


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 9,050

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 594

Speak English less than "very well" : 118

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 117

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 33

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 20


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Fruita City, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 1,388   (20.3%)
  • German: 1,300   (19.1%)
  • English: 895   (13.1%)
  • Irish: 801   (11.7%)
  • United States Or American: 478   (7.0%)
  • Italian: 304   (4.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 249   (3.6%)
  • Scottish: 202   (3.0%)
  • Swedish: 189   (2.8%)
  • Dutch: 167   (2.4%)
  • Danish: 140   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 123   (1.8%)
  • Norwegian: 106   (1.6%)
  • Welsh: 86   (1.3%)
  • Russian: 82   (1.2%)
  • Polish: 56   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 36   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 26   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 25   (0.4%)
  • Croatian: 24   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 21   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 18   (0.3%)
  • Subsaharan African: 18   (0.3%)
  • Basque: 17   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 10   (0.1%)
  • British: 9   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 9   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 9   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Lithuanian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 7   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.1%)
  • European: 6   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Fruita City, Colorado is 11,082



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Fruita City, Colorado: 5,322
Female Population in Fruita City, Colorado: 5,760


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Fruita City, Colorado: 31.1
Median Female Resident Age in Fruita City, Colorado: 35.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Fruita City, Colorado


White


Both sexes

35.6

Male

34.0

Female

37.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.0

Male

33.0

Female

21.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

40.3

Male

43.8

Female

36.5

Asian


Both sexes

37.8

Male

31.8

Female

40.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

28.5

Male

18.5

Female

28.5

Other


Both sexes

29.3

Male

29.5

Female

29.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.5

Male

15.9

Female

17.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

26.6

Male

24.4

Female

29.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

36.2

Male

34.7

Female

37.7


(updated 2010)



Races in Fruita City, Colorado


  • White: 9,867
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 102
  • Asian: 95
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 16
  • Some Other Race: 658
  • Two or More Races: 344



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 22   (1.14%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 22   (1.14%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 20   (1.04%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 86   (4.46%)
  • 9th Grade: 28   (1.45%)
  • 10th Grade: 55   (2.85%)
  • 11th Grade: 62   (3.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 96   (4.98%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 626   (32.47%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 161   (8.35%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 308   (15.98%)
  • Associate Degree: 135   (7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 220   (11.41%)
  • Master's Degree: 63   (3.27%)
  • Professional School Degree: 17   (0.88%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.36%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (0.69%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 18   (0.78%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 6   (0.26%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 78   (3.37%)
  • 9th Grade: 36   (1.56%)
  • 10th Grade: 114   (4.93%)
  • 11th Grade: 95   (4.11%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 48   (2.07%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 886   (38.29%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 199   (8.6%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 326   (14.09%)
  • Associate Degree: 128   (5.53%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 249   (10.76%)
  • Master's Degree: 96   (4.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 19   (0.82%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Shelledy Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 353 North Mesa, Fruita, CO 81521, Phone: (970) 254-6460, Students: 810 )

  • Fruita Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 239 N Maple, Fruita, CO 81521, Phone: (970) 254-6570, Students: 775 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Fruita City, Colorado

  • Fruita Monument High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1815 Wildcat Ave, Fruita, CO 81521, Phone: (970) 254-6600, Students: 1,751 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Fruita City, Colorado

  • Mcpld-fruita Branch Library


    324 N. Coulson, Fruita, CO 81521

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Fruita City, Colorado


  • Colorado National Monument Association


    C-o Colorado National Monument, Fruita, CO 81521

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Fruita City, Colorado


Canal


(1) Ruby Ditch  

Dam


(1) Ruby Lee Dam  

Locale


(1) Enterprise Community Center  

Mine


(1) Anchor Mine   (2) Anchor Number One Mine   (3) Bunniger Mine   (4) Campbell Number Two Mine   (5) Coal Gulch Coal Mine   (6) Farmer Coal Mine   (7) Farmers Mine   (8) Fruita Mine   (9) Garvey Mine   (10) Hi-grade Mine   (11) Hicks Mine   (12) Hidden Treasure Mine   (13) Hunter Mine   (14) Hy Grade Mine   (15) Kelehen Mine   (16) Lane Mine   (17) Mcginley Mine   (18) Nearing Mine   (19) Stove Canyon Mine  

Reservoir


(1) Ruby Lee Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Ross Ridge  

Stream


(1) Layton Wash   (2) Lipan Wash  

Summit


(1) Corcoran Peak   (2) Garfield Mesa  

Valley


(1) Buniger Canyon   (2) Coal Gulch   (3) Dry Gulch   (4) Garvey Canyon   (5) Hatchet Canyon   (6) Hunter Canyon   (7) Stove Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Fruita City, Colorado

81521 (pop. 8,858)


Cities Nearby Fruita City, Colorado

Fruita Ccd, CO  (pop. 21,373) 1.4 Miles
Redlands Cdp, CO  (pop. 8,050) 6.9 Miles
Grand Junction City, CO  (pop. 59,778) 10.3 Miles
Grand Junction Ccd, CO  (pop. 80,507) 10.5 Miles
Orchard Mesa Cdp, CO  (pop. 6,308) 13.4 Miles
Fruitvale Cdp, CO  (pop. 7,228) 13.8 Miles
Clifton Cdp, CO  (pop. 19,456) 15.0 Miles
Clifton Ccd, CO  (pop. 27,971) 16.6 Miles
Palisade Town, CO  (pop. 2,817) 20.1 Miles
Glade Park-gateway Ccd, CO  (pop. 2,202) 21.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Fruita City, Colorado

970



Elevation in Fruita City, Colorado is 4,528.0 ft. (1,380.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Fruita City, Colorado

Lat: 39.156594 N        Long: -108.724554 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 184   (6.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 37   (1.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 152   (5.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 215   (7.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 157   (5.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 516   (19.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 432   (16.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 225   (8.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 154   (5.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 119   (4.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 24   (0.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 56   (2.1%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 202   (7.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 235   (8.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,057

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 837

In 3-person carpool : 76

In 4-person carpool : 48

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 50

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 15

Walked : 156

Other means : 15

Worked at home : 173


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 185

5 to 9 minutes : 682

10 to 14 minutes : 664

15 to 19 minutes : 702

20 to 24 minutes : 1,176

25 to 29 minutes : 528

30 to 34 minutes : 595

35 to 39 minutes : 108

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 119

60 to 89 minutes : 251

90 or more minutes : 244


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 1,208

No Social Security income : 2,953


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 712

No retirement income : 3,449


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 51

$10,000 to $14,999 : 53

$15,000 to $19,999 : 135

$20,000 to $24,999 : 134

$25,000 to $29,999 : 190

$30,000 to $34,999 : 137

$35,000 to $39,999 : 174

$40,000 to $44,999 : 184

$45,000 to $49,999 : 265

$50,000 to $59,999 : 266

$60,000 to $74,999 : 537

$75,000 to $99,999 : 573

$100,000 to $124,999 : 226

$125,000 to $149,999 : 108

$150,000 to $199,999 : 92

$200,000 or more : 111


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $60,747


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Fruita City, Colorado

  • KEXO (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • NEW (1290 AM; 25.0 kW; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Rams Iii)
  • KTMM (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Mbc Grand Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KTMM (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Mbc Grand Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KJOL (620 AM; 5.0 kW; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: United Ministries)
  • NEW (730 AM; 2.183 kW; Fruitvale, CO; Owner: Cleo Broadcasting, Llc)
  • NEW (730 AM; 2.0 kW; Fruitvale, CO; Owner: Cleo Broadcasting, Llc)
  • NEW (790 AM; 0.25 kW; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Cleo Broadcasting, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Fruita City, Colorado

  • KMOZ-FM (100.7 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Mbc Grand Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KDVC (102.3 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: College Creek Media, Llc)
  • KMXY (104.3 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KRZX (106.1 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Skywest Media L.l.c.)
  • KBKL (107.9 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • KAFM (88.1 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Grand Valley Public Radio Co, Inc)
  • KCIC (88.5 FM; Fruitvale, CO; Owner: Pear Park Baptist Schools)
  • KPRN (89.5 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Public Broadcasting Of Colorado, Inc.)
  • KLFV (90.3 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KMSA (91.3 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Mesa State College)
  • KJYE (92.3 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Mbc Grand Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KMGJ (93.1 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Mbc Grand Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KAAI (98.5 FM; Palisade, CO; Owner: Covenant Educational Media, Inc.)
  • KEKB (99.9 FM; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Fruita City, Colorado

  • KKCO (Channel 11; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Gray Television Licensee, Inc.)
  • KRMJ (Channel 18; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Rocky Mountain Public Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • KFQX (Channel 4; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Parker Broadcasting Of Colorado, Llc)
  • KREX-TV (Channel 5; Grand Junction, CO; Owner: Hoak Media Of Colorado License, Llc)
  • KJCT (Channel 8; Palisade, CO; Owner: Pikes Peak Television, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Fruita City, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 279  (18.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 177  (11.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 276  (18.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 22  (1.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 327  (21.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 441  (31.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 311  (22.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 541  (38.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 9  (0.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 18  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 223 Farms In Fruita City, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Fruita City, Colorado

Bank Of The West - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $69.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 603

U.s. Bank National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $384.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Alpine Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 40

Grand Valley Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $319k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 8

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Fruita City, Colorado

  • Grand Junction Regional


    (about 10.9 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Walker Field


    (about 11.6 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Blake Field


    (about 43.8 miles in Austin, Colorado; Airport Code: ZXY)

  • Riverside


    (about 56.4 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Garfield County Regional


    (about 56.4 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Fruita City, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.32%

Carpooled

8.13%

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

0.50%

Bicycle

0.28%

Walked

4.17%

Other Means

0.35%

Worked At Home

4.24%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,630

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 134

Female householder, no husband present : 472

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 645

Householder not living alone : 280


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 17

Male householder and female partner : 114

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 63

All other households : 3,967


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,236

Renter-occupied housing units : 394

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 92

Renter-occupied housing units : 42

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 319

Renter-occupied housing units : 153

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 480

Renter-occupied housing units : 445


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 174

$10,000 to $14,999 : 170

$15,000 to $19,999 : 208

$20,000 to $24,999 : 187

$25,000 to $29,999 : 238

$30,000 to $34,999 : 197

$35,000 to $39,999 : 174

$40,000 to $44,999 : 221

$45,000 to $49,999 : 310

$50,000 to $59,999 : 336

$60,000 to $74,999 : 621

$75,000 to $99,999 : 680

$100,000 to $124,999 : 304

$125,000 to $149,999 : 138

$150,000 to $199,999 : 92

$200,000 or more : 111


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Total : 4,380


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Occupied : 4,161

Vacant : 219


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 469

Built 2000 to 2004 : 1,232

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,007

Built 1980 to 1989 : 408

Built 1970 to 1979 : 553

Built 1960 to 1969 : 102

Built 1950 to 1959 : 151

Built 1940 to 1949 : 140

Built 1939 or earlier : 318


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Utility gas : 3,159

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 156

Electricity : 706

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 85

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 46

No fuel used : 9


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Fruita City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 24

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 34

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 28

$80,000 to $89,999 : 69

$90,000 to $99,999 : 70

$100,000 to $124,999 : 229

$125,000 to $149,999 : 178

$150,000 to $174,999 : 270

$175,000 to $199,999 : 210

$200,000 to $249,999 : 876

$250,000 to $299,999 : 526

$300,000 to $399,999 : 425

$400,000 to $499,999 : 102

$500,000 to $749,999 : 59

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 12


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Fruita 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 : 281

Home equity loan only : 437

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 29

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,786

Housing units without a mortgage : 594


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $278,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $243,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $171,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $173,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $125,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $226,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $163,300

Built 1940 to 1949 : $267,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $245,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Fruita City, Colorado: 72.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Fruita City, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 94.23%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 5.77%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Fruita City, CO): $32,929
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Fruita City): $101,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Fruita City): $522
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Fruita City, Colorado

Utility Gas: 85.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.4%
Electricity: 8.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.2%
Solar Energy: 0.3%
Other Fuel: 1.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


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

Local Government Employment and Payroll In Fruita City, Colorado

Function Full Time
Employees
Full Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Employees
Part Time
Payroll
(Monthly)
Part Time
Hours
Avg Yearly
Wage (F/T)
Avg Hourly
Wage (P/T)
Totals for Government 46 $125,399 11 $6,587 485 $32,713 $13.58
Financial Administration 5 $13,935 1 $981 111 $33,444 $8.84
Other Government Administration 8 $22,186 7 $1,968 108 $33,279 $18.22
Judicial and Legal 0 $0 1 $1,320 111 $0 $11.89
Police Protection - Officers 13 $39,885 0 $0 0 $36,817 --
Police - Other 2 $4,866 0 $0 0 $29,196 --
Streets and Highways 3 $9,350 1 $1,709 84 $37,400 $20.35
Health 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 --
Solid Waste Management 1 $2,976 0 $0 0 $35,712 --
Sewerage 2 $4,700 0 $0 0 $28,200 --
Parks and Recreation 3 $6,522 0 $0 0 $26,088 --
Other and Unallocable 9 $20,978 1 $609 71 $27,971 $8.58

(updated 2002)



Health Care Centers Close To Fruita City, Colorado

Interim Healthcare Of Western Colorado Inc


     Address: 2764 Compass Drive, #225, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/19/1995

Hilltop Community Resources


     Address: 1405 Wellington Ave, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 2/9/1981

Rocky Mountain Health Plans


     Address: 2784 Crossroads Blvd, Grand Junction, Colorado 81502
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 1/4/1995

Home Care Of The Grand Valley


     Address: 1131 N 21st St, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/6/1981

Community Hospital Home Health Services


     Address: 2021 North 12th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 4/15/1997

Hospitals Close To Fruita City, Colorado

St Mary's Hospital And Medical Center


     Address: 2635 N 7th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado 81502
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Community Hospital


     Address: 2021 N 12th St, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Delta County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1501 E 3rd Street, Delta, Colorado 81416
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Grand River Medical Center


     Address: 501 Airport Road, Rifle, Colorado 81650
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Montrose Memorial Hospital


     Address: 800 S 3rd St, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Fruita City, Colorado

Larchwood Inns


     Address: 2845 North 15th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 96
     Percent Occupied: Not Avai%

Mesa Manor Care Center


     Address: 2901 North 12th Street, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 84
     Percent Occupied: 94%

La Villa Grande Care Center


     Address: 2501 Little Bookcliff Drive, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 90
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Eagle Ridge At Grand Valley


     Address: 2425 Teller Avenue, Grand Junction, Colorado 81501
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 71%

Mantey Heights Rehabilitation & Care Center


     Address: 2825 Patterson Road, Grand Junction, Colorado 81506
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 85%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Fruita City, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 434 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Fruita City, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 1,575
    Disabled Workers: 240
    Widowers Workers: 225
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 120


(updated 2007)



Mesa County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 31.61%
  • Bush & Cheney 67.12%
  • Other 1.26%



(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 Fruita City, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Mesa County, CO

8.52 % of Mesa County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $42,805

Colorado Average 10.77 %

0.07 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $35,588

Colorado Average 0.19 %

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

  • Garfield County , CO 0.51 % ($48,260 AGI )
  • Delta County , CO 0.30 % ($33,014 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , CO 0.26 % ($42,254 AGI )

Relocation away from Mesa County, CO

6.09 % of Mesa 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 $35,794

Colorado Average 10.03 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $24,941

Colorado Average 0.12 %

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

  • Garfield County , CO 0.32 % ($36,248 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , CO 0.20 % ($30,568 AGI )
  • Montrose County , CO 0.20 % ($34,978 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 Fruita City, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.























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Damage
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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 Fruita City, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Fruita City, Colorado

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 1 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 8 n/a 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 3 3 4 6 5 n/a 1 11
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 43 42 54 80 39 n/a 8 86
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a 2 2 3 1 3 1 n/a 2 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 29 29 42 14 40 8 n/a 16 16
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 15 24 4 6 5 n/a 14 7
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 214 337 54 80 39 n/a 109 55
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a 43 32 33 65 60 52 n/a 38 34
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 622 457 464 885 800 405 n/a 296 267
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a 215 147 138 169 213 215 n/a 195 158
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 3,111 2,098 1,940 2,301 2,840 1,673 n/a 1,517 1,242
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a 13 12 13 14 8 8 n/a 13 9
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 188 171 183 191 107 62 n/a 101 71
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a 3 1 6 1 1 9 n/a 1 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 43 14 84 14 13 70 n/a 8 16
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 5 8 2 4 3 n/a 4 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a 69 48 48 62 71 71 n/a 62 51
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a 35 27 28 32 37 37 n/a 33 28


(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)



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