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   (County: Prowers County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Lamar 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
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 369

5 to 9 years : 295

10 to 14 years : 360

15 to 17 years : 150

18 and 19 years : 207

20 years : 110

21 years : 56

22 to 24 years : 142

25 to 29 years : 246

30 to 34 years : 261

35 to 39 years : 322

40 to 44 years : 198

45 to 49 years : 239

50 to 54 years : 253

55 to 59 years : 175

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 129

65 and 66 years : 83

67 to 69 years : 71

70 to 74 years : 89

75 to 79 years : 176

80 to 84 years : 36

85 years and over : 32

Female:

Under 5 years : 266

5 to 9 years : 171

10 to 14 years : 360

15 to 17 years : 152

18 and 19 years : 135

20 years : 71

21 years : 40

22 to 24 years : 157

25 to 29 years : 248

30 to 34 years : 203

35 to 39 years : 219

40 to 44 years : 273

45 to 49 years : 231

50 to 54 years : 236

55 to 59 years : 273

60 and 61 years : 138

62 to 64 years : 47

65 and 66 years : 38

67 to 69 years : 53

70 to 74 years : 222

75 to 79 years : 102

80 to 84 years : 137

85 years and over : 199


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,910

Multiple ancestry : 1,854

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 18

Ancestry not reported : 1,243


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 6,726

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 9

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 79

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 216

Not a U.S. citizen : 995


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 635

5 to 17 years : 1,488

18 to 24 years : 918

25 to 34 years : 958

35 to 44 years : 1,012

45 to 54 years : 959

55 to 59 years : 448

60 and 61 years : 193

62 to 64 years : 176

65 to 74 years : 556

75 years and over : 682

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 620

5 to 17 years : 947

18 to 24 years : 319

25 to 34 years : 471

35 to 44 years : 515

45 to 54 years : 413

55 to 59 years : 358

60 and 61 years : 83

62 to 64 years : 114

65 to 74 years : 302

75 years and over : 324

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 17 years : 309

18 to 24 years : 373

25 to 34 years : 178

35 to 44 years : 243

45 to 54 years : 391

55 to 59 years : 78

60 and 61 years : 33

62 to 64 years : 41

65 to 74 years : 241

75 years and over : 358

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 56

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 13

45 to 54 years : 10

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 : 176

18 to 24 years : 226

25 to 34 years : 300

35 to 44 years : 241

45 to 54 years : 145

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 77

62 to 64 years : 21

65 to 74 years : 13

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,415

Female : 2,051

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 894

Female : 1,366

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 32

Female : 56

Foreign born:

Male : 713

Female : 498


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 3,771

Born in other state in the United States : 2,065

Native: born outside the United States : 79

Foreign born : 615


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 777

Now married, except separated : 1,588

Divorced : 368

Separated : 86

Widowed : 208

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 535

Now married, except separated : 896

Divorced : 272

Separated : 67

Widowed : 261

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 9

Now married, except separated : 13

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 279

Now married, except separated : 766

Divorced : 54

Separated : 15

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 5,226

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1,227

Speak English less than "very well" : 856

German:

Speak English "very well" : 45

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Serbo-Croatian:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 9


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Lamar City, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 3,271   (39.8%)
  • German: 1,363   (16.6%)
  • English: 832   (10.1%)
  • United States Or American: 752   (9.1%)
  • Irish: 686   (8.3%)
  • Dutch: 210   (2.6%)
  • Norwegian: 143   (1.7%)
  • Italian: 110   (1.3%)
  • Scottish: 110   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 105   (1.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 98   (1.2%)
  • European: 85   (1.0%)
  • Danish: 83   (1.0%)
  • Swedish: 75   (0.9%)
  • Swiss: 50   (0.6%)
  • Russian: 40   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 38   (0.5%)
  • Polish: 35   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 27   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 17   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 16   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 16   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 8   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 7   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 6   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 6   (0.1%)
  • British: 6   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 6   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 3   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Lamar City, Colorado is 8,025



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Lamar City, Colorado: 4,054
Female Population in Lamar City, Colorado: 3,971


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Lamar City, Colorado: 31.9
Median Female Resident Age in Lamar City, Colorado: 39.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Lamar City, Colorado


White


Both sexes

37.4

Male

35.8

Female

39.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

20.4

Male

20.4

Female

20.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

37.8

Male

39.3

Female

35.5

Asian


Both sexes

31.5

Male

40.5

Female

24.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

18.5

Male

18.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.9

Male

23.4

Female

26.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

17.8

Male

18.3

Female

15.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.8

Male

24.4

Female

25.2

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.6

Male

40.3

Female

46.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Lamar City, Colorado


  • White: 6,530
  • African American: 44
  • American Indian: 9
  • Asian: 9
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 1,127
  • Two or More Races: 306



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 30   (1.18%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 38   (1.5%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 167   (6.59%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 227   (8.96%)
  • 9th Grade: 68   (2.68%)
  • 10th Grade: 136   (5.37%)
  • 11th Grade: 86   (3.39%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 62   (2.45%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 753   (29.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 210   (8.29%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 354   (13.97%)
  • Associate Degree: 113   (4.46%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 173   (6.83%)
  • Master's Degree: 77   (3.04%)
  • Professional School Degree: 29   (1.14%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 11   (0.43%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 52   (1.89%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 51   (1.86%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 90   (3.28%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 176   (6.4%)
  • 9th Grade: 64   (2.33%)
  • 10th Grade: 136   (4.95%)
  • 11th Grade: 96   (3.49%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 105   (3.82%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 706   (25.69%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 194   (7.06%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 458   (16.67%)
  • Associate Degree: 325   (11.83%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 189   (6.88%)
  • Master's Degree: 69   (2.51%)
  • Professional School Degree: 29   (1.06%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (0.29%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Lamar City, Colorado

  • Lamar Re-2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 210 W Pearl, Lamar, CO 81052, Phone: (719) 336-3251, Students: 1,778 )

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

  • Lamar Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 104 West Park, Lamar, CO 81052, Phone: (719) 336-7436, Students: 363 )

  • Washington Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 510 South 9th Street, Lamar, CO 81052, Phone: (719) 336-7764, Students: 288 )

  • Parkview Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 1105 Parkview, Lamar, CO 81052, Phone: (719) 336-7413, Students: 269 )

  • Lincoln Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: 200 North 10th Street, Lamar, CO 81052, Phone: (719) 336-7741, Students: 184 )

  • Melvin Hendrickson Development Center


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: 510 Savage Avenue, Lamar, CO 81052, Phone: (719) 336-2022, Students: 130 )

  • Alta Vista Charter School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 8785 Road Ll, Lamar, CO 81052, Phone: (719) 336-2154, Students: 102 )

  • Project Acquire


    ( Location: 411 East Elm, Lamar, CO 81052, Phone: (719) 336-5740, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Lamar City, Colorado

  • Lamar High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 1900 South 11th Street, Lamar, CO 81052, Phone: (719) 336-3488, Students: 442 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Lamar City, Colorado

  • Lamar Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 817; Location: 401 S Main St, Lamar, CO 81052, Web: http://www.lamarcc.edu )

Academic Libraries In Lamar City, Colorado

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Lamar City, Colorado

  • Lamar Pl


    102 East Parmenter Street, Lamar, CO 81052

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Lamar City, Colorado


  • Barton County Historical Society


    Po Box 416, Lamar, MO 64759

  • Lamar Community Betterment Council Inc


    Po Box, Lamar, MO 64759

  • Prowers County Historical Society


    Po Box 362, Lamar, CO 81052

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Lamar City, Colorado


Airport


(1) Springfield Landing Strip Historical   (2) Wild Heliport  

Church


(1) Pleasant Heights Church  

Locale


(1) Clay Creek Store   (2) Floating W Ranch   (3) Hasser Ranch   (4) Lamar Waterworks   (5) Selders Ranch   (6) Springfield Pumping Station   (7) Van Deusen Ranch  

Reservoir


(1) Lamar Reservoirs  

School


(1) Prairie Hill School  

Spring


(1) Dripping Spring   (2) Willow Springs  

Stream


(1) Cat Creek   (2) East Clay Creek   (3) East Dry Creek   (4) East Mud Creek   (5) Horse Creek   (6) Little Angry Creek   (7) North Mule Creek   (8) Rattlesnake Creek   (9) South Mule Creek   (10) West Clay Creek  

Summit


(1) Gobblers Knob  

Tower


(1) Ksec-fm Lamar  

Valley


(1) Antelope Draw   (2) James Draw  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Lamar City, Colorado

81052 (pop. 10,897)


Cities Nearby Lamar City, Colorado

Lamar Ccd, CO  (pop. 10,375) 2.1 Miles
Wiley Town, CO  (pop. 507) 7.3 Miles
Mcclave Ccd, CO  (pop. 845) 13.5 Miles
Granada Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,342) 15.4 Miles
Granada Town, CO  (pop. 572) 16.9 Miles
Hartman Town, CO  (pop. 75) 21.9 Miles
Purgatoire Valley Ccd, CO  (pop. 340) 22.0 Miles
Two Butte Creek Ccd, CO  (pop. 283) 23.7 Miles
Holly Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,206) 24.7 Miles
Holly Town, CO  (pop. 718) 27.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Lamar City, Colorado

719



Elevation in Lamar City, Colorado is 3,629.0 ft. (1,106.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Lamar City, Colorado

Lat: 38.083288 N        Long: -102.620891 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 66   (1.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 193   (4.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 288   (7.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 521   (12.9%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 526   (13.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 317   (7.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 696   (17.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 348   (8.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 127   (3.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 171   (4.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 125   (3.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 28   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 329   (8.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 292   (7.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,456

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 477

In 3-person carpool : 95

In 4-person carpool : 60

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 106

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 : 16

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 71

Other means : 84

Worked at home : 250


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 533

5 to 9 minutes : 1,307

10 to 14 minutes : 811

15 to 19 minutes : 258

20 to 24 minutes : 81

25 to 29 minutes : 70

30 to 34 minutes : 86

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 26

45 to 59 minutes : 29

60 to 89 minutes : 148

90 or more minutes : 16


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 871

No Social Security income : 2,306


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 426

No retirement income : 2,751


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 171

$10,000 to $14,999 : 120

$15,000 to $19,999 : 106

$20,000 to $24,999 : 182

$25,000 to $29,999 : 98

$30,000 to $34,999 : 198

$35,000 to $39,999 : 98

$40,000 to $44,999 : 160

$45,000 to $49,999 : 101

$50,000 to $59,999 : 185

$60,000 to $74,999 : 248

$75,000 to $99,999 : 184

$100,000 to $124,999 : 143

$125,000 to $149,999 : 16

$150,000 to $199,999 : 15

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $42,683


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Lamar City, Colorado

  • NEW (1100 AM; 1.1 kW; Wiley, CO; Owner: Timothy C. Cutforth)
  • KEHT (1450 AM; 0.25 kW; Chivington, CO; Owner: Better Life Ministries)
  • KLMR (920 AM; 5.0 kW; Wiley, CO; Owner: Ccr-lamar Iv, Llc)

FM Radio Stations Near Lamar City, Colorado

  • KVAY (105.7 FM; Mc Clave, CO; Owner: Beacon Broadcasting Llc)
  • NEW (88.5 FM; Mc Clave, CO; Owner: Kanza Society, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Lamar, CO; Owner: Make A Difference Foundation, Inc)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Lamar, CO; Owner: Esgar Foundation)
  • KLMR-FM (93.5 FM; Lamar, CO; Owner: Ccr-lamar Iv, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Lamar City, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 449  (18.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 254  (10.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 347  (14.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 151  (6.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 467  (19.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 568  (31.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 462  (25.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 610  (33.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 45  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 24  (1.3%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Lamar City, Colorado

Rail Station(s)


    Main & Beach Streets
    Lamar, Colorado 81052

(updated 2008)



There are 248 Farms In Lamar City, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lamar City, Colorado

Frontier Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $542.1k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 17

The Girard National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $568.3k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 12

Legacy Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $249.7k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 30

Colorado East Bank & Trust - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $751.8k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 18

Community State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $83k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 51

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lamar City, Colorado

  • Lamar Municipal


    (about 3.9 miles in Wiley, Colorado; Airport Code: LAA)

  • La Junta Municipal


    (about 48.5 miles in Cheraw, Colorado; Airport Code: LHX)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lamar City, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.65%

Carpooled

14.81%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.14%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.12%

Bicycle

0.53%

Walked

3.31%

Other Means

0.75%

Worked At Home

2.68%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,548

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 104

Female householder, no husband present : 373

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,043

Householder not living alone : 109


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 70

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 65

All other households : 3,042


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,276

Renter-occupied housing units : 272

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 104

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 190

Renter-occupied housing units : 183

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 447

Renter-occupied housing units : 705


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 429

$10,000 to $14,999 : 340

$15,000 to $19,999 : 170

$20,000 to $24,999 : 274

$25,000 to $29,999 : 172

$30,000 to $34,999 : 311

$35,000 to $39,999 : 202

$40,000 to $44,999 : 167

$45,000 to $49,999 : 173

$50,000 to $59,999 : 223

$60,000 to $74,999 : 336

$75,000 to $99,999 : 206

$100,000 to $124,999 : 143

$125,000 to $149,999 : 16

$150,000 to $199,999 : 15

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Total : 3,808


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Occupied : 3,177

Vacant : 631


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 81

Built 1990 to 1999 : 168

Built 1980 to 1989 : 693

Built 1970 to 1979 : 813

Built 1960 to 1969 : 444

Built 1950 to 1959 : 388

Built 1940 to 1949 : 426

Built 1939 or earlier : 795


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Utility gas : 2,721

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 419

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 19

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 7

No fuel used : 11


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Lamar City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 62

$10,000 to $14,999 : 94

$15,000 to $19,999 : 34

$20,000 to $24,999 : 86

$25,000 to $29,999 : 93

$30,000 to $34,999 : 116

$35,000 to $39,999 : 59

$40,000 to $49,999 : 132

$50,000 to $59,999 : 163

$60,000 to $69,999 : 122

$70,000 to $79,999 : 216

$80,000 to $89,999 : 202

$90,000 to $99,999 : 193

$100,000 to $124,999 : 84

$125,000 to $149,999 : 95

$150,000 to $174,999 : 64

$175,000 to $199,999 : 115

$200,000 to $249,999 : 58

$250,000 to $299,999 : 18

$300,000 to $399,999 : 11

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Lamar 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 : 69

Home equity loan only : 13

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,063

Housing units without a mortgage : 872


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $58,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $97,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $76,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $78,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $80,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $70,200

Built 1940 to 1949 : $61,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $65,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Lamar City, Colorado: 63.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Lamar City, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 13.21%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 16.23%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 63.02%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 7.55%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Lamar City, Colorado

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

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 40 40 $3,047,523
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 9 45 $2,556,338
  Total

49 85 $5,603,861
2000        
  Single Family 15 15 $1,081,651
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 15 $1,081,651
2001        
  Single Family 11 11 $945,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $945,000
2002        
  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
2003        
  Single Family 8 8 $790,732
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $790,732
2004        
  Single Family 8 8 $770,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $770,000
2005        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,300,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $1,300,000
2006        
  Single Family 3 3 $902,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $902,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lamar City, CO): $28,660
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lamar City): $65,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lamar City): $408
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lamar City, Colorado

Utility Gas: 84.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.0%
Electricity: 12.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
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 Lamar City, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Lamar City, Colorado

Prowers Medical Center Home Health


     Address: 206 North Street, Lamar, Colorado 81052
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 3/19/1997

Kiowa Home Health Services


     Address: 311 West 12th Street, Eads, Colorado 81036
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 8/5/1975

Bent County Nursing Services


     Address: 701 Park Avenue, Las Animas, Colorado 81054
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/19/1966

Greeley County Home Health


     Address: 506 Third Street, Tribune, Kansas 67879
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/18/1996

Southeast Colorado Hospital Home Health Agency


     Address: 204 East 10th Avenue, Springfield, Colorado 81073
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 1/15/1992

Hospitals Close To Lamar City, Colorado

Prowers Medical Center


     Address: 401 Kendall Drive, Lamar, Colorado 81052
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Hamilton County Hospital


     Address: 700 North Huser, Syracuse, Kansas 67878
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Greeley County Health Services


     Address: 506 3rd Street, Tribune, Kansas 67879
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1100 Carson Avenue, La Junta, Colorado 81050
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Keefe Memorial Hospital


     Address: 602 N 6th W St Po Box 578, Cheyenne Wells, Colorado 80810
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Lamar City, Colorado

Juniper Village At Lamar


     Address: 205 South 10th St, P O Box 191, Lamar, Colorado 81052
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Holly Nursing Care Center


     Address: 320 North 8th Street, Holly, Colorado 81047
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Bent County Healthcare Center


     Address: 810 Third Street, Las Animas, Colorado 81054
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Hamilton County Hospital Ltcu


     Address: 700 North Huser Po Box 909, Syracuse, Kansas 67878
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 81%

Arkansas Valley Regional Medical Center/ Ecf


     Address: 1100 Carson Ave, La Junta, Colorado 81050
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 10
     Percent Occupied: 83%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Lamar City, Colorado

Name: Wolf Creek
Address: PO Box 411; Burlington, KS 66839-0411
Distance: 373 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Lamar City, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 1,050
    Disabled Workers: 230
    Widowers Workers: 195
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 120


(updated 2007)



Prowers County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 27.57%
  • Bush & Cheney 71.49%
  • Other 0.95%



(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 Lamar City, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Prowers County, CO

5.59 % of Prowers County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $28,568

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Baca County , CO 0.33 % ($24,643 AGI )
  • Bent County , CO 0.33 % ($29,714 AGI )
  • Pueblo County , CO 0.29 % ($9,500 AGI )

Relocation away from Prowers County, CO

8.30 % of Prowers County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $30,349

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Pueblo County , CO 0.67 % ($23,828 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.46 % ($24,450 AGI )
  • Bent County , CO 0.42 % ($27,333 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 Lamar City, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

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

Crime in Lamar City, Colorado

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a 2 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 n/a 23 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a 0 0 13
Rape 0 n/a 3 4 0 4 1 1 n/a n/a 2 0 3
    per 100,000 0 n/a 34 46 0 47 12 13 n/a n/a 25 0 38
Robbery 2 n/a 1 5 0 5 3 4 n/a n/a 3 2 2
    per 100,000 22 n/a 11 57 0 58 36 51 n/a n/a 38 25 26
Assault 4 n/a 2 6 11 12 20 22 n/a n/a 9 7 9
    per 100,000 44 n/a 23 69 127 140 241 278 n/a n/a 113 87 115
Burglary 68 n/a 68 89 67 65 67 58 n/a n/a 47 55 60
    per 100,000 747 n/a 776 1,020 775 758 808 734 n/a n/a 592 685 769
Larceny Theft 249 n/a 315 334 349 283 337 224 n/a n/a 197 227 203
    per 100,000 2,734 n/a 3,595 3,828 4,035 3,301 4,067 2,834 n/a n/a 2,481 2,825 2,602
Vehicle Theft 2 n/a 11 18 10 17 7 9 n/a n/a 6 10 5
    per 100,000 22 n/a 126 206 116 198 84 114 n/a n/a 76 124 64
Arson 0 n/a 2 2 0 3 0 2 n/a n/a 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 23 23 0 35 0 25 n/a n/a 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
2 n/a 2 4 3 5 6 7 n/a n/a 4 2 4
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
80 n/a 99 111 107 92 103 73 n/a n/a 63 73 67
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
41 n/a 51 57 55 49 54 40 n/a n/a 33 38 35


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Colorado

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


(updated 2014)



Jails in Lamar City, Colorado


  • Prowers County Jail


    103 East Oak Street, Lamar, CO 81052
    Confined: 49


(updated 2006)



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