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   (County: Huerfano County)

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Demographics Analysis

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

Population By Sex By Age
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 9 years : 3

10 to 14 years : 42

15 to 17 years : 37

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 17

35 to 39 years : 13

40 to 44 years : 31

45 to 49 years : 24

50 to 54 years : 21

55 to 59 years : 31

60 and 61 years : 24

62 to 64 years : 19

65 and 66 years : 21

67 to 69 years : 14

70 to 74 years : 21

75 to 79 years : 37

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 43

10 to 14 years : 14

15 to 17 years : 20

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 15

30 to 34 years : 10

35 to 39 years : 26

40 to 44 years : 21

45 to 49 years : 45

50 to 54 years : 26

55 to 59 years : 37

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 16

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 20

70 to 74 years : 19

75 to 79 years : 23

80 to 84 years : 29

85 years and over : 50


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 399

Multiple ancestry : 317

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 103


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 796

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

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

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 5

Not a U.S. citizen : 18


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 17 years : 159

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 42

35 to 44 years : 91

45 to 54 years : 116

55 to 59 years : 68

60 and 61 years : 49

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 107

75 years and over : 142

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 82

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 17

35 to 44 years : 38

45 to 54 years : 56

55 to 59 years : 34

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 33

75 years and over : 78

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 17 years : 69

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 50

45 to 54 years : 60

55 to 59 years : 30

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 32

65 to 74 years : 74

75 years and over : 63

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 4

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 1


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 158

Female : 197

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 200

Female : 241

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 10

Female : 13


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 323

Born in other state in the United States : 438

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 72

Now married, except separated : 133

Divorced : 46

Separated : 0

Widowed : 62

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 32

Now married, except separated : 226

Divorced : 58

Separated : 9

Widowed : 54

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 8

Separated : 3

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 768

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 11


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in La Veta Town, Colorado

  • German: 250   (23.2%)
  • Other Groups: 162   (15.0%)
  • English: 134   (12.4%)
  • Irish: 113   (10.5%)
  • United States Or American: 100   (9.3%)
  • Italian: 69   (6.4%)
  • Scottish: 46   (4.3%)
  • Swedish: 41   (3.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 36   (3.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 16   (1.5%)
  • Welsh: 14   (1.3%)
  • Norwegian: 12   (1.1%)
  • Dutch: 10   (0.9%)
  • Austrian: 9   (0.8%)
  • European: 9   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 8   (0.7%)
  • Polish: 8   (0.7%)
  • British: 7   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 7   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.6%)
  • Finnish: 5   (0.5%)
  • Northern European: 4   (0.4%)
  • Slavic: 3   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 2   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In La Veta Town, Colorado is 819



(updated 2009)



Male Population in La Veta Town, Colorado: 368
Female Population in La Veta Town, Colorado: 451


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in La Veta Town, Colorado: 52.3
Median Female Resident Age in La Veta Town, Colorado: 55.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in La Veta Town, Colorado


White


Both sexes

53.6

Male

53.3

Female

53.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

41.5

Male

48.5

Female

34.5

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

32.5

Male

25.0

Female

32.5

Other


Both sexes

47.5

Male

51.5

Female

37.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

37.5

Male

32.5

Female

40.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.3

Male

40.8

Female

42.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

53.9

Male

53.8

Female

54.0


(updated 2010)



Races in La Veta Town, Colorado


  • White: 772
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 3
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 11
  • Two or More Races: 33



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 5   (1.67%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 5   (1.67%)
  • 9th Grade: 14   (4.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 4   (1.34%)
  • 11th Grade: 2   (0.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 3   (1%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 83   (27.76%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 25   (8.36%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 58   (19.4%)
  • Associate Degree: 22   (7.36%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 48   (16.05%)
  • Master's Degree: 23   (7.69%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (1.34%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (1%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (2.22%)
  • 9th Grade: 7   (1.94%)
  • 10th Grade: 7   (1.94%)
  • 11th Grade: 10   (2.77%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 10   (2.77%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 85   (23.55%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 23   (6.37%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 69   (19.11%)
  • Associate Degree: 44   (12.19%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 64   (17.73%)
  • Master's Degree: 34   (9.42%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In La Veta Town, Colorado

  • La Veta Re-2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 85, La Veta, CO 81055, Phone: (719) 742-3562, Students: 247 )

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

  • La Veta Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 85, La Veta, CO 81055, Phone: (719) 742-3621, Students: 127 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In La Veta Town, Colorado

  • La Veta Junior-senior High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P O Box 85, La Veta, CO 81055, Phone: (719) 742-3662, Students: 120 )

Public Libraries (Central) In La Veta Town, Colorado

  • La Veta Public Library District


    310 South Main Street, La Veta, CO 81055

(updated 2012)



Museums Near La Veta Town, Colorado


  • Francisco Fort Museum


    , La Veta, CO 81055

  • Spanish Peaks Arts Council


    , La Veta, CO 81055

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of La Veta Town, Colorado


Airport


(1) Cuchara Valley Airport At La Veta   (2) La Veta Landing Field  

Building


(1) La Veta Fire Protection District Station 1   (2) La Veta Fire Protection District Station 2 Cuchara   (3) La Veta Marshal S Office  

Canal


(1) Bowen Drain   (2) Butte Ditch   (3) Dyer Ditch   (4) Echo Ditch   (5) Galvan Ditch   (6) Gordon Spring Ditch   (7) L D R D Ditch   (8) Spanish Peaks Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Chavez Cemetery   (2) La Veta Cemetery   (3) La Whatoya Cemetery   (4) North Veta Cemetery   (5) Oak View Cemetery   (6) Old La Veta Cemetery   (7) Sanches Cemetery  

Civil


(1) La Veta Division   (2) Town Of La Veta  

Cliff


(1) Lovers Leap   (2) Pinon Hill   (3) Windy Point  

Dam


(1) Brunelli Dam   (2) C T Ritchey Dam   (3) Daigre Dam   (4) Fielden Dam   (5) H R Carson Number 1 Dam   (6) H R Carson Number 2 Dam   (7) J O Smith And Sons Number 1 Dam   (8) La Veta Lake North Dam   (9) La Veta Lake South Dam   (10) Marchiori Dam   (11) Mill Lake Dam   (12) Owens Number 2 Dam   (13) Salas Ditch Dam   (14) Shearer Dam   (15) Spanish Peaks Ranch Number 13 Dam   (16) Wahatoya Lake Dam   (17) Wright-brink Dam   (18) Yellowstone Dam  

Flat


(1) Bonnett Park   (2) Donald Park  

Gap


(1) Cordova Pass   (2) Cucharas Pass   (3) North La Veta Pass   (4) Sangre De Cristo Pass   (5) Veta Pass  

Lake


(1) Bear Lake   (2) Blue Lakes   (3) Frisco Lake   (4) Mcevoy Lakes   (5) Mexican Lake   (6) Mountain Lake   (7) Pinon Lake   (8) Rock Lake   (9) Wolf Lake  

Locale


(1) Apishapa Picnic Area   (2) Bear Lake Campground   (3) Blue Lakes Campground   (4) Cuchara Campground   (5) Cuchara Valley Ski Area   (6) Santa Fe Trail Council Camp   (7) Spring Creek Picnic Ground   (8) Three Bridges   (9) Tres Valles Ranch   (10) Wahatoya Camp  

Mine


(1) Black Hills Mine   (2) Bulls Eye Mine   (3) City Slicker Mine   (4) Cod Number One Mine   (5) Cod Number Two Mine   (6) Klikus Mine   (7) Linscott Mine   (8) Lone Pine Mine   (9) Mcguire Mine   (10) Muleshoe Mine   (11) Oak Creek Mine   (12) Oakdale Mine   (13) Occidental Mine   (14) Ojo Mines   (15) Reliance Mine   (16) Spanish Peaks Mine   (17) Wonder Mine  

Pillar


(1) Profile Rock   (2) Sawtooth Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Codo   (2) Cuchara   (3) Fir   (4) La Veta   (5) Muleshoe   (6) Occidental  

Post Office


(1) Cuchara Camps Post Office Historical   (2) La Veta Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Spanish Peaks Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Brunelli Reservoir   (2) Butte Reservoir   (3) C T Ritchey Reservoir   (4) Daigre Reservoir   (5) Fielden Reservoir   (6) H R Carson Reservoir   (7) H R Carson Reservoir Number 1   (8) H R Carson Reservoir Number 2   (9) Hayes Reservoir   (10) Hr Carson Reservoir   (11) J O Smith And Sons Reservoir   (12) La Veta Lake North Reservoir   (13) La Veta Town Reservoir   (14) Marchiori Reservoir   (15) Marker Lake   (16) Mcdonald Reservoir   (17) Mill Lake   (18) Owens Reservoir Number 2   (19) Salas Ditch Reservoir   (20) Shearer Reservoir   (21) Spanish Peaks Ranch Reservoir Number 13   (22) Town Lakes   (23) Wahatoya Lake Reservoir   (24) Wright-brink Reservoir   (25) Yellowstone Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Big Wall   (2) Devils Stairsteps   (3) Echo Ridge   (4) Piney Ridge  

School


(1) Ritter School   (2) Upper Bear Creek School   (3) Wahatoya School  

Spring


(1) Big Canejo Springs   (2) Goemmer Spring   (3) Horse Spring   (4) Little Canejo Spring   (5) Mcdonald Spring   (6) Mud Spring   (7) Sulphur Springs   (8) Willow Spring  

Stream


(1) Baker Creek   (2) Bend Creek   (3) Big Branch   (4) Big Branch Cucharas Creek   (5) Bonnett Creek   (6) Chaparral Creek   (7) Chavez Arroyo   (8) Cherry Creek   (9) Cucharas Creek   (10) Deadman Creek   (11) Dodgeton Creek   (12) Echo Creek   (13) Hill Branch Cucharas River   (14) Idlewild Creek   (15) Indian Creek   (16) Little Echo Creek   (17) Middle Creek   (18) North Abeyta Creek   (19) North Middle Creek   (20) Oak Creek   (21) Price Creek   (22) Rilling Creek   (23) Ritter Arroyo   (24) School Creek   (25) South Abeyta Creek   (26) South Fork Baker Creek   (27) South Fork Cucharas River   (28) South Fork Yellowstone Creek   (29) South Middle Creek   (30) Spring Creek   (31) Staplin Creek   (32) Texas Creek   (33) Wahatoya Creek   (34) White Creek  

Summit


(1) Black Hills   (2) Boyd Mountain   (3) Cross Mountain   (4) Dump Mountain   (5) Goemmer Butte   (6) Kruger Mountain   (7) Middle White Peak   (8) Mount Mestas   (9) North White Peak   (10) Park Mountain   (11) Raspberry Mountain   (12) Rough Mountain   (13) Silver Mountain   (14) South White Peak   (15) Spanish Peaks   (16) Steep Mountain   (17) West Spanish Peak  

Trail


(1) Apishapa Trail   (2) Black Hills Trail   (3) Indian Creek Trail   (4) Indian Trail   (5) Peaks Trail   (6) Wade Trail   (7) Wahatoya Trail   (8) West Peak Trail  

Tunnel


(1) Apishapa Arch  

Valley


(1) Barnes Canyon   (2) Coleman Canyon   (3) Copper King Canyon   (4) Cottonwood Canyon   (5) Dry Canyon   (6) Dry Gulch   (7) Echo Canyon   (8) Hope Gulch   (9) Huestes Canyon   (10) Long Canyon   (11) Magpie Canyon   (12) Poison Canyon   (13) Price Canyon   (14) Rilling Canyon   (15) Tracy Canyon   (16) Vories Canyon   (17) Wade Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in La Veta Town, Colorado

81055 (pop. 1,505)


Cities Nearby La Veta Town, Colorado

La Veta Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,532) 1.5 Miles
Walsenburg Ccd, CO  (pop. 5,475) 14.0 Miles
Walsenburg City, CO  (pop. 3,757) 14.8 Miles
Aguilar Town, CO  (pop. 538) 20.7 Miles
Aguilar Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,074) 21.2 Miles
Weston Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,496) 23.0 Miles
Gardner Ccd, CO  (pop. 706) 23.1 Miles
Fort Garland Cdp, CO  (pop. 505) 24.0 Miles
Blanca Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,622) 26.6 Miles
Blanca Town, CO  (pop. 310) 27.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in La Veta Town, Colorado

719



Elevation in La Veta Town, Colorado is 7,031.0 ft. (2,143.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of La Veta Town, Colorado

Lat: 37.507681 N        Long: -105.008038 W



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Economic Analysis

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

Energy Costs In Colorado

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

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in La Veta Town, Colorado

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 29   (7.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 8   (2.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 8   (2.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 10   (2.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 27   (7.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 64   (16.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 95   (24.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 53   (13.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 15   (3.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 36   (9.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 13   (3.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 16   (4.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 12   (3.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 272

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 0

In 3-person carpool : 4

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 9

Walked : 26

Other means : 18

Worked at home : 20


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 128

5 to 9 minutes : 87

10 to 14 minutes : 13

15 to 19 minutes : 24

20 to 24 minutes : 15

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 15

35 to 39 minutes : 2

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 23

90 or more minutes : 13


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 204

No Social Security income : 247


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 126

No retirement income : 325


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 11

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 3

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 20

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 18

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 39

$60,000 to $74,999 : 48

$75,000 to $99,999 : 15

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $58,906


(updated 2009)



FM Radio Stations Near La Veta Town, Colorado

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

(updated 2008)



Occupations in La Veta Town, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 69  (31.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 25  (11.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 38  (17.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 5  (2.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 62  (28.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 81  (38.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 61  (29.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 58  (27.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (1.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 56 Farms In La Veta Town, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In La Veta Town, Colorado

Nbh Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near La Veta Town, Colorado

  • Las Animas County


    (about 40.5 miles in Hoehne, Colorado; Airport Code: TAD)

  • Alamosa Municipal


    (about 47.3 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field


    (about 47.3 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Baca Grande


    (about 52.2 miles in Moffat, Colorado; Airport Code: BCJ)

  • Raton Municipal/Crews Field


    (about 59.8 miles in Raton, New Mexico; Airport Code: RTN)

  • Crews Field


    (about 59.9 miles in Raton, New Mexico; Airport Code: RTN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in La Veta Town, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

74.71%

Carpooled

6.79%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.47%

Walked

7.49%

Other Means

0.94%

Worked At Home

9.60%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 181

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 5

Female householder, no husband present : 23

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 225

Householder not living alone : 17


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 14

All other households : 437


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 166

Renter-occupied housing units : 15

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2

Renter-occupied housing units : 3

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 5

Renter-occupied housing units : 18

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 171

Renter-occupied housing units : 71


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 32

$10,000 to $14,999 : 59

$15,000 to $19,999 : 47

$20,000 to $24,999 : 28

$25,000 to $29,999 : 7

$30,000 to $34,999 : 44

$35,000 to $39,999 : 11

$40,000 to $44,999 : 27

$45,000 to $49,999 : 10

$50,000 to $59,999 : 65

$60,000 to $74,999 : 65

$75,000 to $99,999 : 18

$100,000 to $124,999 : 15

$125,000 to $149,999 : 7

$150,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Total : 627


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Occupied : 451

Vacant : 176


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 22

Built 1990 to 1999 : 107

Built 1980 to 1989 : 85

Built 1970 to 1979 : 70

Built 1960 to 1969 : 37

Built 1950 to 1959 : 52

Built 1940 to 1949 : 36

Built 1939 or earlier : 218


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Utility gas : 5

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 291

Electricity : 73

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 5

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 74

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 3

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 9

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 16

$70,000 to $79,999 : 7

$80,000 to $89,999 : 3

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 57

$125,000 to $149,999 : 38

$150,000 to $174,999 : 59

$175,000 to $199,999 : 36

$200,000 to $249,999 : 13

$250,000 to $299,999 : 11

$300,000 to $399,999 : 18

$400,000 to $499,999 : 38

$500,000 to $749,999 : 35

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

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

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

Second mortgage only : 10

Home equity loan only : 19

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 153

Housing units without a mortgage : 162


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(La Veta Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $291,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $341,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $180,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $19,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $126,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $550,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $159,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in La Veta Town, Colorado: 53.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in La Veta Town, 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 2 2 $306,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $306,000
2000        
  Single Family 4 4 $575,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $575,000
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $338,350
  Two Family 1 2 $357,900
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 3 $696,250
2002        
  Single Family 5 5 $654,463
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $654,463
2003        
  Single Family 3 3 $270,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $270,000
2004        
  Single Family 4 4 $671,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $671,000
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $750,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $750,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (La Veta Town, CO): $29,342
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (La Veta Town): $98,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (La Veta Town): $488
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in La Veta Town, Colorado

Utility Gas: 1.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 75.9%
Electricity: 9.8%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 11.4%
Solar Energy: 0.5%
Other Fuel: 0.5%
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 La Veta Town, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To La Veta Town, Colorado

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

Alamosa County Nursing Service


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

At Home Healthcare


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

Centura Health-st Mary Corwin Home Services


     Address: 4025 Club Manor Drive, Pueblo, Colorado 81008
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/1/1982

Hospitals Close To La Veta Town, Colorado

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

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center


     Address: 106 Blanca Ave, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
     Hospital Type: Acute Care 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 Mary Corwin Medical Center


     Address: 1008 Minnequa Ave, Pueblo, Colorado 81004
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Nursing Homes Close To La Veta Town, Colorado

Walsenburg Care Center


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

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%

Raton Nursing & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1660 Hospital Drive, Raton, New Mexico 87740
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 57
     Percent Occupied: 71%

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%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
La Veta Town, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 483 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in La Veta Town, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 280
    Disabled Workers: 30
    Widowers Workers: 35
    Spouses Workers: 20
    Children Workers: 20


(updated 2007)



Huerfano County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 48.88%
  • Bush & Cheney 49.97%
  • Other 1.15%



(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 La Veta Town, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Huerfano County, CO

9.80 % of Huerfano County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $35,751

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Pueblo County , CO 1.22 % ($16,222 AGI )
  • Adams County , CO 0.59 % ($60,308 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.59 % ($29,462 AGI )

Relocation away from Huerfano County, CO

9.14 % of Huerfano 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 $31,433

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Pueblo County , CO 2.27 % ($28,460 AGI )
  • Las Animas County , CO 0.50 % ($35,364 AGI )
  • Denver County , CO 0.45 % ($20,800 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 La Veta Town, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In La Veta Town, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
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 La Veta Town, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in La Veta Town, Colorado

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 259
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 2
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 127 259
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 113 0 0 n/a n/a 0 129
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 2 0 n/a n/a 8 4
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 113 236 0 n/a n/a 1,015 517
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 6 7
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 761 906
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 127 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 1
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 4 3
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 0 n/a n/a 2 2


(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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