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   (County: Rio Blanco County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Meeker 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
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 142

5 to 9 years : 58

10 to 14 years : 163

15 to 17 years : 40

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 0

21 years : 7

22 to 24 years : 81

25 to 29 years : 56

30 to 34 years : 43

35 to 39 years : 65

40 to 44 years : 85

45 to 49 years : 105

50 to 54 years : 79

55 to 59 years : 71

60 and 61 years : 28

62 to 64 years : 27

65 and 66 years : 30

67 to 69 years : 35

70 to 74 years : 29

75 to 79 years : 38

80 to 84 years : 24

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 95

5 to 9 years : 73

10 to 14 years : 73

15 to 17 years : 86

18 and 19 years : 20

20 years : 0

21 years : 21

22 to 24 years : 92

25 to 29 years : 23

30 to 34 years : 54

35 to 39 years : 71

40 to 44 years : 82

45 to 49 years : 129

50 to 54 years : 84

55 to 59 years : 85

60 and 61 years : 30

62 to 64 years : 40

65 and 66 years : 20

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 20

75 to 79 years : 60

80 to 84 years : 31

85 years and over : 5


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 968

Multiple ancestry : 1,008

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 36

Ancestry not reported : 397


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,201

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 8

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 5

Not a U.S. citizen : 195


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 237

5 to 17 years : 493

18 to 24 years : 230

25 to 34 years : 176

35 to 44 years : 303

45 to 54 years : 397

55 to 59 years : 156

60 and 61 years : 58

62 to 64 years : 67

65 to 74 years : 134

75 years and over : 158

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 117

5 to 17 years : 231

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 122

35 to 44 years : 134

45 to 54 years : 153

55 to 59 years : 35

60 and 61 years : 27

62 to 64 years : 47

65 to 74 years : 78

75 years and over : 120

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 105

5 to 17 years : 213

18 to 24 years : 148

25 to 34 years : 8

35 to 44 years : 153

45 to 54 years : 244

55 to 59 years : 108

60 and 61 years : 31

62 to 64 years : 20

65 to 74 years : 56

75 years and over : 38

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 : 8

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 : 15

5 to 17 years : 49

18 to 24 years : 69

25 to 34 years : 46

35 to 44 years : 16

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 517

Female : 560

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 599

Female : 525

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 8

Foreign born:

Male : 99

Female : 101


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 1,017

Born in other state in the United States : 1,088

Native: born outside the United States : 8

Foreign born : 200


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 223

Now married, except separated : 447

Divorced : 74

Separated : 24

Widowed : 46

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 127

Now married, except separated : 509

Divorced : 179

Separated : 0

Widowed : 11

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 8

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 64

Now married, except separated : 88

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 5


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,926

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 37

Speak English less than "very well" : 198

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Meeker Town, Colorado

  • German: 589   (24.6%)
  • Irish: 326   (13.6%)
  • English: 306   (12.8%)
  • Other Groups: 282   (11.8%)
  • United States Or American: 200   (8.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 88   (3.7%)
  • Scottish: 64   (2.7%)
  • Danish: 58   (2.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 57   (2.4%)
  • Swedish: 50   (2.1%)
  • Polish: 44   (1.8%)
  • Austrian: 41   (1.7%)
  • Norwegian: 37   (1.5%)
  • Welsh: 29   (1.2%)
  • Dutch: 29   (1.2%)
  • Italian: 28   (1.2%)
  • Russian: 24   (1.0%)
  • European: 23   (1.0%)
  • Greek: 17   (0.7%)
  • Northern European: 16   (0.7%)
  • Czech: 16   (0.7%)
  • Turkish: 13   (0.5%)
  • Finnish: 12   (0.5%)
  • Portuguese: 9   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 8   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Basque: 5   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 3   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Meeker Town, Colorado is 2,409



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Meeker Town, Colorado: 1,215
Female Population in Meeker Town, Colorado: 1,194


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Meeker Town, Colorado: 36.0
Median Female Resident Age in Meeker Town, Colorado: 39.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Meeker Town, Colorado


White


Both sexes

40.4

Male

38.5

Female

42.0

Black or African American


Both sexes

31.5

Male

34.5

Female

24.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

45.0

Male

49.0

Female

24.5

Asian


Both sexes

30.5

Male

21.0

Female

34.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

21.8

Male

25.5

Female

21.8

Other


Both sexes

28.5

Male

24.3

Female

30.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

26.5

Male

23.5

Female

29.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.8

Male

18.8

Female

26.9

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

42.5

Male

41.0

Female

44.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Meeker Town, Colorado


  • White: 2,313
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 6
  • Two or More Races: 90



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 9   (1.32%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 31   (4.55%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 4   (0.59%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (3.67%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 22   (3.23%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 215   (31.57%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 69   (10.13%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 123   (18.06%)
  • Associate Degree: 27   (3.96%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 113   (16.59%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (1.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 13   (1.91%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 19   (2.79%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (0.39%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 35   (4.49%)
  • 9th Grade: 16   (2.05%)
  • 10th Grade: 9   (1.16%)
  • 11th Grade: 18   (2.31%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 27   (3.47%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 230   (29.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 96   (12.32%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 184   (23.62%)
  • Associate Degree: 50   (6.42%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 85   (10.91%)
  • Master's Degree: 19   (2.44%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (0.39%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.51%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Meeker Town, Colorado

  • Meeker Re1


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 1089, Meeker, CO 81641, Phone: (970) 878-9040, Students: 648 )

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

  • Meeker Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: P O Box 988, Meeker, CO 81641, Phone: (970) 878-9050, Students: 331 )

  • Barone Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 690, Meeker, CO 81641, Phone: (970) 878-9060, Students: 120 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Meeker Town, Colorado

  • Meeker High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 159, Meeker, CO 81641, Phone: (970) 878-9070, Students: 197 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Meeker Town, Colorado

  • Meeker Rld


    490 Main Street, Meeker, CO 81641

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Meeker Town, Colorado


  • Meeker Historical Society


    Po Box 560, Meeker, OK 74855

  • Rio Blanco County Historical Society Inc


    Po Box 413, Meeker, CO 81641

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Meeker 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 Meeker Town, Colorado.

Area Features of Meeker Town, Colorado


Airport


(1) Flying Dog Ranch Airstrip   (2) Meeker Airport   (3) Pioneers Heliport   (4) Teepee Park Heliport  

Area


(1) The Flat Tops  

Basin


(1) Big Beaver Basin   (2) Papoose Basin   (3) Peltier Basin  

Bench


(1) Langlas Bench  

Building


(1) Meeker Police Department   (2) Meeker Volunteer Fire And Rescue   (3) Rio Blanco County Detention Center   (4) Rio Blanco County Sheriff S Office  

Canal


(1) Beckman Ditch   (2) Coal Creek Feeder Ditch   (3) Coal Creek Mesa Ditch   (4) Highland Ditch   (5) Marcott Ditch   (6) Martin Creek Ditch   (7) Meeker Ditch   (8) Miller Creek Ditch   (9) Niblock Ditch   (10) Oak Ridge Park Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Highland Cemetery   (2) Strawberry Creek Cemetery  

Civil


(1) Meeker Division   (2) Town Of Meeker  

Cliff


(1) Nimerick Point   (2) Sable Point   (3) Warner Point   (4) White Rock  

Dam


(1) Bailey Lake Dam   (2) Beaver Lake Dam   (3) Big Beaver Dam   (4) Big Lick Irrigation Dam   (5) Clyde Dam   (6) D D And E Wise Dam   (7) Gregor Dam   (8) Lunney Dam   (9) Mchatten Dam   (10) Wilson Dam   (11) Wyman Dam  

Falls


(1) Bessies Falls  

Flat


(1) Agency Park   (2) Big Park   (3) Crooks Park   (4) Hay Park   (5) Johnson Park   (6) Little Lost Park   (7) Long Park   (8) Lost Park   (9) Pattison Park   (10) Saddle Horse Park   (11) Salt Park   (12) Tepee Park   (13) Wear Park   (14) Wild Cow Park   (15) Wilson Park  

Gap


(1) Ninemile Gap   (2) Ripple Creek Pass  

Hospital


(1) Pioneers Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Aldrich Lakes   (2) Big Fish Lake   (3) Big Lick Reservoir   (4) Bloodsworth Pond   (5) Boulder Lake   (6) Burro Mountain Lake   (7) Clam Lake   (8) Clinard Lake   (9) Doris Lake   (10) Florence Lake   (11) Guthrie Lake   (12) Gwendolen Lake   (13) Harker Park Lake   (14) Johnson Lake   (15) Marvine Lakes   (16) Mary Loch Lake   (17) Mirror Lake   (18) Muskrat Lakes   (19) Oyster Lake   (20) Pagoda Lake   (21) Papoose Lake   (22) Paradise Lake   (23) Peltier Lake   (24) Pine Isle Lake   (25) Rainbow Lake   (26) Sable Lake   (27) Shallow Lake   (28) Shamrock Lake   (29) Slide Lake   (30) Star Lake   (31) Sterry Lake   (32) Swede Lake   (33) Twin Lakes   (34) Wilbur Lake  

Locale


(1) Bel-aire Rearing Station   (2) Buford District Ranger Office   (3) East Marvine Campground   (4) Hamilton Camp   (5) Hill Creek Campground And Trailhead   (6) Lily Pond Trailhead   (7) Long Lost Trailhead   (8) Lost Creek Guard Station   (9) Lost Lakes - Pagoda Trailhead   (10) Marvine Campground   (11) Marvine Creek Campground   (12) Marvine Trailhead   (13) Miller Creek Cow Camp   (14) Mirror Lake Trailhead   (15) North Elk Cow Camp   (16) North Fork Campground   (17) Russell Camp   (18) Ute Creek Trailhead   (19) White River Community House   (20) Wilson Creek Camp   (21) Windy Bill Cow Camp  

Mine


(1) Black Diamond Mine   (2) Bloomfield Pit   (3) Butterfly Mine   (4) Coal Creek Number One Mine   (5) Colowyo Mine   (6) Fairfield Mine   (7) Frank Pollard Mine   (8) Gentry Mine   (9) Lion Canyon Mine   (10) Mckee Mine   (11) Milo Coats Mine   (12) North Meeker Coal Mine   (13) Northern Number One Mine   (14) Rienau Mine   (15) Riley Mine   (16) Shiloh Number One Mine   (17) Taylor Mine   (18) Windy Point Number One Mine  

Oilfield


(1) Wilson Creek Oil Field  

Park


(1) Snell Park  

Populated Place


(1) Buford   (2) Meeker  

Post Office


(1) Meeker Post Office  

Range


(1) Danforth Hills   (2) Gray Hills  

Reserve


(1) Flat Tops Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Anderson Reservoir   (2) Bailey Lake   (3) Bar-bel Lake   (4) Beaver Lake   (5) Beaver Lake Reservoir   (6) Big Beaver Reservoir   (7) Cabin Lake   (8) Clyde Reservoir   (9) D D And E Wise Reservoir   (10) Dobbs Reservoir   (11) Gilley Lake   (12) Gregor Reservoir   (13) Lake Avery   (14) Lunney Reservoir   (15) Mchatten Reservoir   (16) Mchatton Reservoir   (17) Seventh Lake   (18) Shadow Lake   (19) Stump Lake   (20) Wilson Reservoir   (21) Wyman Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Big Ridge   (2) Buford Ridge   (3) Horse Ridge   (4) J K Ridge  

Spring


(1) Bitter Spring   (2) Bloodsworth Spring   (3) Coal Spring   (4) Moonshine Spring   (5) Widow Spring  

Stream


(1) Allen Creek   (2) Bear Creek   (3) Beckman Creek   (4) Big Beaver Creek   (5) Big Fish Creek   (6) Buckeye Creek   (7) Campbell Creek   (8) Cattle Creek   (9) Cave Creek   (10) Cherry Creek   (11) Coal Creek   (12) Corral Creek   (13) Cottonwood Creek   (14) Cow Creek   (15) Crooks Creek   (16) Curtis Creek   (17) Deadhorse Creek   (18) Dickerville Creek   (19) Dry Creek   (20) Dry Fork Marvine Creek   (21) East Beaver Creek   (22) East Fork Fawn Creek   (23) East Fork North Elk Creek   (24) East Fork Strawberry Creek   (25) East Marvine Creek   (26) East Miller Creek   (27) Fawn Creek   (28) Flag Creek   (29) Forbes Creek   (30) Fourmile Creek   (31) Fowler Creek   (32) Goff Creek   (33) Gooseberry Creek   (34) Grade Creek   (35) Greenstreet Creek   (36) Hahn Creek   (37) Hammond Creek   (38) Hauskins Creek   (39) Hazard Creek   (40) Hill Creek   (41) House Creek   (42) Little Beaver Creek   (43) Lone Tree Creek   (44) Long Park Creek   (45) Lost Creek   (46) Martin Creek   (47) Marvine Creek   (48) Middle Fork North Elk Creek   (49) Middle Miller Creek   (50) Miller Creek   (51) Mirror Creek   (52) Missouri Creek   (53) Moeller Creek   (54) Moose Creek   (55) North Elk Creek   (56) North Fork White River   (57) Old Mans Creek   (58) Papoose Creek   (59) Paradise Creek   (60) Peltier Creek   (61) Picket Pin Creek   (62) Ripple Creek   (63) Sawmill Creek   (64) Schneider Creek   (65) Snell Creek   (66) South Fork White River   (67) Sulphur Creek   (68) Swede Creek   (69) Taylor Creek   (70) Timber Creek   (71) Ute Creek   (72) Vaughn Creek   (73) Ward Creek   (74) West Fork Fawn Creek   (75) West Fork Good Spring Creek   (76) West Fork North Elk Creek   (77) West Marvine Creek   (78) West Miller Creek   (79) White Creek  

Summit


(1) Baldy Mountain   (2) Big Marvine Peak   (3) Buford Peak   (4) Burro Mountain   (5) Camel Peak   (6) Coal Butte   (7) Devils Hole Mountain   (8) Ellison Mountain   (9) Lo 7 Hill   (10) Meeker Dome   (11) Middle Mountain   (12) Old Baldy   (13) Rat Mountain   (14) Rattlesnake Mesa   (15) Sand Peak   (16) Sawmill Mountain   (17) Sleepy Cat Peak   (18) Snell Mountain   (19) Strawberry Peak   (20) Three Points Mountain   (21) Uranium Peak  

Swamp


(1) White Springs  

Tower


(1) Kmkr-am Meeker   (2) Kqzr-fm Craig  

Trail


(1) Bailey Lake Trail   (2) Oyster Lake Trail   (3) Sleepy Cat Trail   (4) Yellowjacket Pass Stock Driveway  

Valley


(1) Aichers Draw   (2) Anderson Gulch   (3) Ball Gulch   (4) Bear Gulch   (5) Bitter Spring Gulch   (6) Bloodsworth Gulch   (7) Boxelder Draw   (8) Cabin Gulch   (9) Cave Gulch   (10) Daum Draw   (11) Deadman Gulch   (12) Devils Hole Gulch   (13) East Fork Lion Canyon   (14) Fairfield Gulch   (15) Fourmile Gulch   (16) Goff Camp Gulch   (17) Gower Gulch   (18) Hole-in-the-wall Gulch   (19) Jordan Draw   (20) Langlas Draw   (21) Lion Canyon   (22) Missoo Gulch   (23) Moog Gulch   (24) Ninemile Draw   (25) Oyler Gulch   (26) Prospect Draw   (27) Red Canyon   (28) Ryan Gulch   (29) Smith Gulch   (30) South Fork Canyon   (31) Stillwater Valley   (32) Stove Gulch   (33) Sykes Gulch   (34) Threemile Gulch   (35) Trough Gulch   (36) Veatch Gulch   (37) West Fork Lion Canyon   (38) Whiskey Gulch  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Meeker Town, Colorado

81641 (pop. 3,383)


Cities Nearby Meeker Town, Colorado

Meeker Ccd, CO  (pop. 3,701) 5.0 Miles
Rifle Ccd, CO  (pop. 12,193) 34.4 Miles
Rifle City, CO  (pop. 8,675) 35.4 Miles
Craig Ccd, CO  (pop. 12,648) 36.1 Miles
Silt Town, CO  (pop. 2,497) 36.7 Miles
Grand Valley Ccd, CO  (pop. 6,415) 37.6 Miles
New Castle Town, CO  (pop. 3,511) 37.9 Miles
Craig City, CO  (pop. 9,107) 38.1 Miles
New Castle Ccd, CO  (pop. 10,505) 38.6 Miles
Parachute Town, CO  (pop. 1,079) 41.3 Miles



Area Code(s) in Meeker Town, Colorado

970



Elevation in Meeker Town, Colorado is 6,276.0 ft. (1,913.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Meeker Town, Colorado

Lat: 40.039539 N        Long: -107.910709 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 68   (6.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 36   (3.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 40   (4.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 97   (9.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 87   (8.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 113   (11.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 258   (25.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 78   (7.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 29   (2.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 48   (4.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 16   (1.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 13   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 63   (6.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 56   (5.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 758

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 123

In 3-person carpool : 35

In 4-person carpool : 135

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 : 0

Walked : 87

Other means : 5

Worked at home : 51


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 317

5 to 9 minutes : 453

10 to 14 minutes : 126

15 to 19 minutes : 28

20 to 24 minutes : 17

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 48

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 9

45 to 59 minutes : 31

60 to 89 minutes : 96

90 or more minutes : 18


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 292

No Social Security income : 733


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 253

No retirement income : 772


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 23

$20,000 to $24,999 : 20

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 49

$35,000 to $39,999 : 14

$40,000 to $44,999 : 51

$45,000 to $49,999 : 35

$50,000 to $59,999 : 108

$60,000 to $74,999 : 92

$75,000 to $99,999 : 91

$100,000 to $124,999 : 76

$125,000 to $149,999 : 38

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $60,855


(updated 2009)



FM Radio Stations Near Meeker Town, Colorado

  • KAYW (98.1 FM; Meeker, CO; Owner: Western Slope Communications, L.l.c.)
  • KAYW (98.1 FM; Meeker, CO; Owner: Western Slope Communications, L.l.c.)
  • KAYW (98.1 FM; Rifle, CO; Owner: Western Slope Communications, L.l.c.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Meeker Town, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 143  (24.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 88  (15.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 71  (12.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 14  (2.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 196  (33.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 157  (32.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 164  (34.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 130  (27.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 187 Farms In Meeker Town, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Meeker Town, Colorado

First National Bank Of The Rockies - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $345.4k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 10

Mountain Valley Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $151.5k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 7

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Meeker Town, Colorado

  • Riverside


    (about 36.7 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Garfield County Regional


    (about 36.7 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Craig-Moffat


    (about 37.5 miles in Craig, Colorado; Airport Code: CIG)

  • Rangely Airport


    (about 45.1 miles in Rangely, Colorado; Airport Code: RNG)

  • Yampa Valley


    (about 47.5 miles in Hayden, Colorado; Airport Code: HDN)

  • Glenwood Springs Municipal


    (about 48.6 miles in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: GWS)

  • Eagle County Regional


    (about 59.5 miles in Gypsum, Colorado; Airport Code: EGE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Meeker Town, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

67.24%

Carpooled

20.29%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.57%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

6.95%

Other Means

0.38%

Worked At Home

4.57%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 489

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 54

Female householder, no husband present : 70

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 317

Householder not living alone : 95


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 55

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 7

All other households : 963


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 445

Renter-occupied housing units : 44

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 33

Renter-occupied housing units : 21

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 57

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 200

Renter-occupied housing units : 212


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 27

$15,000 to $19,999 : 52

$20,000 to $24,999 : 65

$25,000 to $29,999 : 71

$30,000 to $34,999 : 107

$35,000 to $39,999 : 59

$40,000 to $44,999 : 65

$45,000 to $49,999 : 62

$50,000 to $59,999 : 108

$60,000 to $74,999 : 97

$75,000 to $99,999 : 135

$100,000 to $124,999 : 123

$125,000 to $149,999 : 38

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Total : 1,134


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Occupied : 1,025

Vacant : 109


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 4

Built 2000 to 2004 : 6

Built 1990 to 1999 : 64

Built 1980 to 1989 : 116

Built 1970 to 1979 : 422

Built 1960 to 1969 : 64

Built 1950 to 1959 : 179

Built 1940 to 1949 : 75

Built 1939 or earlier : 204


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Utility gas : 764

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 5

Electricity : 229

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 11

Wood : 16

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 4

$10,000 to $14,999 : 35

$15,000 to $19,999 : 23

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 8

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 9

$70,000 to $79,999 : 7

$80,000 to $89,999 : 20

$90,000 to $99,999 : 9

$100,000 to $124,999 : 40

$125,000 to $149,999 : 79

$150,000 to $174,999 : 67

$175,000 to $199,999 : 66

$200,000 to $249,999 : 102

$250,000 to $299,999 : 141

$300,000 to $399,999 : 35

$400,000 to $499,999 : 7

$500,000 to $749,999 : 12

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 27


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Meeker 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 : 5

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 367

Housing units without a mortgage : 319


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Meeker Town, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $188,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $211,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $160,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $187,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $236,900

Built 1940 to 1949 : $152,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $241,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Meeker Town, Colorado: 65.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Meeker Town, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 27.91%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 67.44%
  • Other institutional facilities : 4.65%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Meeker 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 7 7 $684,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $684,000
2000        
  Single Family 12 12 $1,081,500
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $1,081,500
2001        
  Single Family 24 24 $2,995,498
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 24 $2,995,498
2002        
  Single Family 17 17 $2,268,798
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

17 17 $2,268,798
2003        
  Single Family 22 22 $3,219,348
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

22 22 $3,219,348
2004        
  Single Family 28 28 $2,925,719
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

28 28 $2,925,719
2005        
  Single Family 36 36 $4,416,730
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $196,000
  Five or More Family 1 5 $281,250
  Total

38 44 $4,893,980
2006        
  Single Family 35 35 $5,095,584
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 35 $5,095,584


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Meeker Town, CO): $34,479
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Meeker Town): $99,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Meeker Town): $382
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Meeker Town, Colorado

Utility Gas: 86.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.0%
Electricity: 9.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 1.2%
Wood: 1.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.5%
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 Meeker Town, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Meeker Town, Colorado

Pioneers Hospital Home Health


     Address: 345 Cleveland Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 12/13/1988

Centennial Home Care Llc


     Address: 1111 W Victory Way #107, Craig, Colorado 81625
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/9/2004

Rangely District Hospital Home Health


     Address: 511 South White Avenue, Rangely, Colorado 81648
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/29/1995

Columbine Home Health Inc


     Address: 927 Cooper Avenue, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81602
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/13/1997

Northwest Colorado Vna


     Address: 940 Central Park Drive #101, Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80487
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Hospitals Close To Meeker Town, Colorado

Pioneers Medical Center


     Address: 345 Cleveland Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641
     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

"memorial Hospital, The"


     Address: 785 Russell St, Craig, Colorado 81625
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Rangely District Hospital


     Address: 511 S White Ave, Rangely, Colorado 81648
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Valley View Hospital Association


     Address: 1906 Blake Ave, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Meeker Town, Colorado

Walbridge Memorial Convalescent Wing


     Address: 345 Cleveland Street, Meeker, Colorado 81641
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 29
     Percent Occupied: 88%

E Dene Moore Care Center


     Address: 701 East 5th Street, Rifle, Colorado 81650
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home-rifle


     Address: 851 East 5th Street, Rifle, Colorado 81650
     Ownership: Government - State
     Number of Residents: 77
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab


     Address: 943 West 8th Drive, Craig, Colorado 81625
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 78%

Grace Healthcare Of Glenwood Springs


     Address: 2305 Blake Avenue, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 38
     Percent Occupied: 70%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Meeker Town, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 508 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Meeker Town, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 440
    Disabled Workers: 65
    Widowers Workers: 65
    Spouses Workers: 35
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Garfield County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 44.69%
  • Bush & Cheney 53.87%
  • Other 1.44%



(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 Meeker Town, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Garfield County, CO

11.79 % of Garfield County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $54,296

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Eagle County , CO 1.02 % ($71,077 AGI )
  • Mesa County , CO 0.90 % ($36,248 AGI )
  • Pitkin County , CO 0.71 % ($92,299 AGI )

Relocation away from Garfield County, CO

9.18 % of Garfield 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 $43,305

Colorado Average 10.03 %

0.07 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $50,000

Colorado Average 0.12 %

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

  • Mesa County , CO 1.51 % ($48,260 AGI )
  • Eagle County , CO 0.59 % ($64,211 AGI )
  • Pitkin County , CO 0.39 % ($34,306 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 Meeker Town, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Meeker Town, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
06/03/2002, 03:35 pm 0 0 $25K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/14/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $5K --
         





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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 Meeker Town, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Meeker Town, Colorado

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 1 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 43 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 40 0 0
Robbery 1 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 43 0 0 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Assault 10 21 14 15 24 n/a 12 16 25 14 1 2 1
    per 100,000 434 894 616 671 1,045 n/a 520 686 1,040 570 40 78 40
Burglary 15 14 6 4 2 n/a 6 18 10 6 4 9 5
    per 100,000 651 596 264 179 87 n/a 260 772 416 244 159 352 198
Larceny Theft 61 51 39 56 55 n/a 29 68 23 25 15 17 17
    per 100,000 2,649 2,171 1,717 2,506 2,394 n/a 1,256 2,915 956 1,018 596 666 672
Vehicle Theft 0 4 1 1 3 n/a 5 4 0 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0 170 44 45 131 n/a 217 171 0 41 40 39 0
Arson 0 1 1 0 2 n/a 0 0 2 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 43 44 0 87 n/a 0 0 83 41 0 0 40
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 5 4 4 6 n/a 3 4 6 4 0 0 0
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
19 18 12 15 16 n/a 10 23 9 8 5 7 6
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
11 11 8 10 11 n/a 7 13 8 6 3 4 3


(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 Meeker Town, Colorado


  • Rio Blanco County Jail


    , Meeker, CO 81641
    Capacity: 18
    Confined: 19
    Avg. Population: 17
    Year Built: 1935


(updated 2006)



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