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   (County: Rio Grande County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Monte Vista 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
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 415

5 to 9 years : 88

10 to 14 years : 148

15 to 17 years : 64

18 and 19 years : 34

20 years : 23

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 53

25 to 29 years : 135

30 to 34 years : 65

35 to 39 years : 145

40 to 44 years : 45

45 to 49 years : 101

50 to 54 years : 128

55 to 59 years : 119

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 62

65 and 66 years : 68

67 to 69 years : 100

70 to 74 years : 7

75 to 79 years : 23

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 28

Female:

Under 5 years : 218

5 to 9 years : 132

10 to 14 years : 137

15 to 17 years : 47

18 and 19 years : 85

20 years : 0

21 years : 118

22 to 24 years : 89

25 to 29 years : 125

30 to 34 years : 187

35 to 39 years : 71

40 to 44 years : 63

45 to 49 years : 89

50 to 54 years : 129

55 to 59 years : 141

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 145

65 and 66 years : 50

67 to 69 years : 125

70 to 74 years : 16

75 to 79 years : 29

80 to 84 years : 56

85 years and over : 93


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,672

Multiple ancestry : 1,084

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 76

Ancestry not reported : 229


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,904

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 16

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 103

Not a U.S. citizen : 38


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 633

5 to 17 years : 616

18 to 24 years : 407

25 to 34 years : 512

35 to 44 years : 324

45 to 54 years : 447

55 to 59 years : 260

60 and 61 years : 60

62 to 64 years : 207

65 to 74 years : 366

75 years and over : 229

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 543

5 to 17 years : 537

18 to 24 years : 369

25 to 34 years : 318

35 to 44 years : 221

45 to 54 years : 259

55 to 59 years : 174

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 144

65 to 74 years : 262

75 years and over : 153

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 90

5 to 17 years : 79

18 to 24 years : 38

25 to 34 years : 169

35 to 44 years : 87

45 to 54 years : 109

55 to 59 years : 86

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 63

65 to 74 years : 104

75 years and over : 58

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 : 16

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 25

35 to 44 years : 16

45 to 54 years : 63

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 18


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,515

Female : 1,481

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 268

Female : 640

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 16

Foreign born:

Male : 108

Female : 33


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 2,269

Born in other state in the United States : 758

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 103


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 770

Now married, except separated : 749

Divorced : 216

Separated : 98

Widowed : 176

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 173

Now married, except separated : 385

Divorced : 67

Separated : 84

Widowed : 48

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 16

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 24

Now married, except separated : 97

Divorced : 0

Separated : 2

Widowed : 18


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,236

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 775

Speak English less than "very well" : 356

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 29

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 14

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 18


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Monte Vista City, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 2,336   (55.0%)
  • German: 607   (14.3%)
  • English: 260   (6.1%)
  • United States Or American: 248   (5.8%)
  • Irish: 228   (5.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 97   (2.3%)
  • European: 84   (2.0%)
  • Scottish: 73   (1.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 65   (1.5%)
  • Scandinavian: 31   (0.7%)
  • Dutch: 28   (0.7%)
  • Italian: 22   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 18   (0.4%)
  • Danish: 17   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 17   (0.4%)
  • Welsh: 16   (0.4%)
  • Arab: 14   (0.3%)
  • Swedish: 14   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 9   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 9   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 9   (0.2%)
  • Slovene: 8   (0.2%)
  • Yugoslavian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Polish: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Monte Vista City, Colorado is 4,061



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Monte Vista City, Colorado: 1,891
Female Population in Monte Vista City, Colorado: 2,170


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Monte Vista City, Colorado: 28.2
Median Female Resident Age in Monte Vista City, Colorado: 32.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Monte Vista City, Colorado


White


Both sexes

39.0

Male

35.8

Female

41.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

11.5

Male

12.0

Female

10.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

36.5

Male

29.0

Female

39.0

Asian


Both sexes

40.5

Male

35.5

Female

48.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

29.5

Male

30.1

Female

29.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

25.0

Male

20.0

Female

27.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

30.5

Male

29.3

Female

31.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

45.3

Male

41.7

Female

48.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Monte Vista City, Colorado


  • White: 3,130
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 19
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 870
  • Two or More Races: 42



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 22   (1.7%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 13   (1%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 63   (4.86%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 133   (10.26%)
  • 9th Grade: 79   (6.1%)
  • 10th Grade: 26   (2.01%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (1.93%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 8   (0.62%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 424   (32.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 144   (11.11%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 91   (7.02%)
  • Associate Degree: 69   (5.32%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 142   (10.96%)
  • Master's Degree: 45   (3.47%)
  • Professional School Degree: 5   (0.39%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.54%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 36   (2.5%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.56%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 30   (2.08%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 130   (9.03%)
  • 9th Grade: 21   (1.46%)
  • 10th Grade: 52   (3.61%)
  • 11th Grade: 62   (4.31%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 16   (1.11%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 418   (29.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 183   (12.71%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 167   (11.6%)
  • Associate Degree: 121   (8.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 164   (11.39%)
  • Master's Degree: 25   (1.74%)
  • Professional School Degree: 7   (0.49%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Monte Vista City, Colorado

  • Monte Vista C-8


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 345 East Prospect, Monte Vista, CO 81144, Phone: (719) 852-5996, Students: 1,249 )

  • Sargent Re-33j


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: 7090 North Rd 2 East, Monte Vista, CO 81144, Phone: (719) 852-4023, Students: 426 )

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

  • Bill Metz Elementary School


    ( Grades: 2-5, Location: 545 Second, Monte Vista, CO 81144, Phone: (719) 852-4041, Students: 303 )

  • Monte Vista Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 3720 Sherman Avenue, Monte Vista, CO 81144, Phone: (719) 852-5984, Students: 257 )

  • Sargent Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 7090 North Road 2 East, Monte Vista, CO 81144, Phone: (719) 852-4024, Students: 215 )

  • Marsh Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 215 Lyell, Monte Vista, CO 81144, Phone: (719) 852-3231, Students: 214 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Monte Vista City, Colorado

  • Monte Vista Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 349 Prospect, Monte Vista, CO 81144, Phone: (719) 852-3586, Students: 323 )

  • Sargent Junior-senior High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 7090 North Road 2 East, Monte Vista, CO 81144, Phone: (719) 852-4025, Students: 211 )

  • Monte Vista On-line Academy


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 345 East Prospect, Monte Vista, CO 81144, Phone: (719) 852-2212, Students: 78 )

  • Byron Syring Delta Center


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 345 Prospect, Monte Vista, CO 81144, Phone: (719) 852-2212, Students: 74 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Monte Vista City, Colorado

  • Monte Vista Rio Grande Ld


    120 Jefferson Street, Monte Vista, CO 81144

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Monte Vista City, Colorado


  • Friends Of The San Luis Valley National Wildlife Refuges Cor


    Po Box 857, Monte Vista, CO 81144

  • Homelake Historic Preservation And Restoration Foundation


    Po Box 97, Monte Vista, CO 81144

  • Monte Vista Historical Society


    Po Box 323, Monte Vista, CO 81144

  • San Luis Valley Antique Iron Club Inc


    Po Box 205, Monte Vista, CO 81144

  • San Luis Valley Weed Management Association


    Po Box 494, Monte Vista, CO 81144

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Monte Vista 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 Monte Vista City, Colorado.

Area Features of Monte Vista City, Colorado


Airport


(1) Monte Vista Municipal Airport   (2) Movie Manor Landing Area Historical  

Building


(1) City Of Monte Vista Facilities Building   (2) Colorado State Patrol San Luis Valley Post   (3) Colorado State Veterans Center At Homelake   (4) Monte Vista Emergency Medical Services   (5) Monte Vista Fire Department   (6) Monte Vista Police Department  

Canal


(1) Anderson Ditch   (2) Atencio Ditch 2   (3) Berry Lateral   (4) Billings Ditch   (5) Bowen Drain   (6) Butler Irrigation Ditch   (7) Fish Ditch   (8) Getz Ditch   (9) Leyden Lateral   (10) Lower Centennial Ditch   (11) Mcdonald Ditch   (12) Mclean Drain   (13) Meadow Ditch   (14) Monte Vista Canal   (15) Monte Vista Lateral   (16) Parma Drain   (17) Resettlement Ditch   (18) Rio Grande And Lariat Canal   (19) Rio Grande And Piedra Valley Canal   (20) Rio Grande And San Luis Canal   (21) Robison Seepage Ditch   (22) San Luis Valley Canal   (23) Sanderson Ditch   (24) Sheridan North Ditch   (25) Sheridan South Ditch   (26) Silva Ditch   (27) South Farm Meadow Ditch   (28) Spruce Lawn Ditch   (29) Star Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Lariat Cemetery   (2) Monte Vista Cemetery   (3) Rock Creek Cemetery   (4) San Luis Valley Cemetery   (5) Valdeses Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bowen Community United Church   (2) Cavalry Baptist Church   (3) Church Of Christ   (4) Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter - Day Saints   (5) First Baptist Church Of Monte Vista   (6) First Christian Church   (7) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (8) Lariat Community Baptist Church   (9) Presbyterian Church - First Of Monte Vista   (10) Saint Joseph Catholic Church Monte Vista   (11) Saint Peters Lutheran Church   (12) Saint Stephen The Martyr Episcopal Church   (13) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (14) The Feed Store Church   (15) United Methodist Church   (16) Valley Church Of The Nazarene  

Civil


(1) City Of Monte Vista   (2) Monte Vista Division  

Flat


(1) Cat Creek Park   (2) Horse Park   (3) Rock Creek Park  

Locale


(1) Alamosa Campground   (2) Alamosa Guard Station   (3) Camp Val Verde   (4) Comstock Campground   (5) Dry Creek Corral   (6) Elwood Guard Station   (7) Lee Wood Picnic Area   (8) Lost Cabin Ranch   (9) Phillips University Camp   (10) Rio Grande Forest Supervisors Office   (11) Rock Creek Campground  

Park


(1) Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge  

Populated Place


(1) Homelake   (2) Maxeyville   (3) Monte Vista   (4) Parma   (5) Sevenmile Plaza   (6) Sugar Junction   (7) Torres   (8) Zinzer  

Post Office


(1) Monte Vista Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Sherman Lake  

Ridge


(1) Green Ridge  

School


(1) Bill Metz Elementary School   (2) Marsh Elementary School   (3) Monte Vista High School   (4) Saint Joseph School  

Spring


(1) Goat Ranch Spring   (2) Shillings Spring  

Stream


(1) Beaver Creek   (2) Cat Creek   (3) Consolidated Slough   (4) Deer Creek   (5) Dry Creek   (6) French Creek   (7) Joe Monn Creek   (8) Lieutenant Creek   (9) Limekiln Creek   (10) North Fork Cat Creek   (11) North Fork Raton Creek   (12) North Fork Rock Creek   (13) Ranger Creek   (14) Raton Creek   (15) Silver Creek   (16) South Fork Cat Creek   (17) South Fork Raton Creek   (18) South Fork Rock Creek   (19) Spring Creek   (20) Willow Creek  

Summit


(1) Bishop Rock   (2) Greenie Mountain   (3) Lion Point   (4) Pe Ascito  

Tower


(1) Kslv-am Monte Vista   (2) Kslv-fm Monte Vista  

Trail


(1) Alamosa River Trail   (2) North Fork Dry Creek Trail  

Valley


(1) American Gulch   (2) Bonafacio Gulch   (3) Burnt Gulch   (4) California Gulch   (5) Comstock Gulch   (6) Deer Gulch   (7) Fulcher Gulch   (8) Goat Ranch Gulch   (9) Gopher Gulch   (10) Negro Gulch   (11) Nicomodes Gulch   (12) Poison Gulch   (13) Pole Gulch   (14) Rough Canyon   (15) Scherer Gulch   (16) Soldier Gulch   (17) Spring Gulch   (18) The Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Monte Vista City, Colorado

81144 (pop. 7,819)


Cities Nearby Monte Vista City, Colorado

Monte Vista Ccd, CO  (pop. 6,809) 1.7 Miles
Sargent Ccd, CO  (pop. 1,416) 7.6 Miles
Center Town, CO  (pop. 2,833) 12.3 Miles
Del Norte Town, CO  (pop. 1,495) 13.3 Miles
Center Ccd, CO  (pop. 4,102) 14.6 Miles
Alamosa City, CO  (pop. 8,714) 16.7 Miles
Alamosa East Cdp, CO  (pop. 1,889) 17.5 Miles
Alamosa Ccd, CO  (pop. 14,265) 18.5 Miles
Hooper Town, CO  (pop. 82) 18.8 Miles
Del Norte Ccd, CO  (pop. 3,518) 20.1 Miles



Area Code(s) in Monte Vista City, Colorado

719



Elevation in Monte Vista City, Colorado is 7,677.0 ft. (2,340.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Monte Vista City, Colorado

Lat: 37.577287 N        Long: -106.145828 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 29   (1.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 20   (1.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 38   (2.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 100   (6.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 302   (19.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 192   (12.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 351   (22.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 171   (10.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 79   (5.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 102   (6.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 41   (2.6%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 10   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 46   (2.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 81   (5.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,074

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 99

In 3-person carpool : 0

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 : 0

Walked : 190

Other means : 22

Worked at home : 27


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 291

5 to 9 minutes : 259

10 to 14 minutes : 342

15 to 19 minutes : 114

20 to 24 minutes : 182

25 to 29 minutes : 13

30 to 34 minutes : 103

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 8

45 to 59 minutes : 17

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 56


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 533

No Social Security income : 745


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 256

No retirement income : 1,022


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 68

$15,000 to $19,999 : 66

$20,000 to $24,999 : 68

$25,000 to $29,999 : 50

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 62

$40,000 to $44,999 : 115

$45,000 to $49,999 : 20

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $74,999 : 100

$75,000 to $99,999 : 46

$100,000 to $124,999 : 41

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 25

$200,000 or more : 25


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $41,006


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Monte Vista City, Colorado

  • KGIW (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Alamosa, CO; Owner: Community Broadcasting Corporation)
  • KHRJ (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Del Norte, CO; Owner: Better Life Ministries)

FM Radio Stations Near Monte Vista City, Colorado

  • KPAU (107.3 FM; Center, CO; Owner: College Creek Media, Llc)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; La Jara, CO; Owner: Radio Bilingue, Inc.)
  • KASF (90.9 FM; Alamosa, CO; Owner: Adams State College)
  • NEW (91.5 FM; South Fork, CO; Owner: Educational Communications Of Colorado Springs, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.9 FM; Alamosa, CO; Owner: Academy Media Inc.)
  • KALQ-FM (93.5 FM; Alamosa, CO; Owner: Community Broadcasting Corporation)
  • NEW (96.3 FM; South Fork, CO; Owner: Gerald M. Vigil)
  • KYDN (96.5 FM; South Fork, CO; Owner: San Luis Valley Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • KZBR (97.1 FM; La Jara, CO; Owner: Lendsi Radio, Llc)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Monte Vista City, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 200  (22.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 132  (15.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 140  (16.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 43  (4.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 197  (22.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 250  (28.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 216  (25.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 342  (39.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 42  (4.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 207 Farms In Monte Vista City, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Monte Vista City, Colorado

Sunflower Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 35

San Luis Valley Federal Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $248.8k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Rio Grande Savings And Loan Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $94.4k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Nbh Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Monte Vista City, Colorado

  • Alamosa Municipal


    (about 18.1 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field


    (about 18.2 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Baca Grande


    (about 33.9 miles in Moffat, Colorado; Airport Code: BCJ)

  • Stevens Field


    (about 54.1 miles in Pagosa Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: PGO)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Monte Vista City, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

72.21%

Carpooled

13.18%

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

1.72%

Walked

5.64%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

7.24%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 572

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 60

Female householder, no husband present : 130

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 499

Householder not living alone : 17


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 31

All other households : 1,243


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 480

Renter-occupied housing units : 92

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 44

Renter-occupied housing units : 16

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 79

Renter-occupied housing units : 51

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 267

Renter-occupied housing units : 249


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 187

$10,000 to $14,999 : 143

$15,000 to $19,999 : 123

$20,000 to $24,999 : 124

$25,000 to $29,999 : 72

$30,000 to $34,999 : 114

$35,000 to $39,999 : 73

$40,000 to $44,999 : 115

$45,000 to $49,999 : 20

$50,000 to $59,999 : 36

$60,000 to $74,999 : 104

$75,000 to $99,999 : 61

$100,000 to $124,999 : 41

$125,000 to $149,999 : 15

$150,000 to $199,999 : 25

$200,000 or more : 25


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Total : 2,100


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Occupied : 1,278

Vacant : 822


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 16

Built 2000 to 2004 : 98

Built 1990 to 1999 : 151

Built 1980 to 1989 : 224

Built 1970 to 1979 : 454

Built 1960 to 1969 : 139

Built 1950 to 1959 : 204

Built 1940 to 1949 : 168

Built 1939 or earlier : 646


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Utility gas : 984

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 86

Electricity : 143

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 17

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 26

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 22

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 57

$10,000 to $14,999 : 29

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 50

$60,000 to $69,999 : 33

$70,000 to $79,999 : 80

$80,000 to $89,999 : 149

$90,000 to $99,999 : 121

$100,000 to $124,999 : 83

$125,000 to $149,999 : 92

$150,000 to $174,999 : 89

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 33

$250,000 to $299,999 : 25

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$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
(Monte Vista 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 : 28

Home equity loan only : 29

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 469

Housing units without a mortgage : 344


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Monte Vista City, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $92,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $68,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $98,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $104,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $123,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $84,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $93,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Monte Vista City, Colorado: 66.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Monte Vista City, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 85.19%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 14.81%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Monte Vista 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 6 6 $440,860
  Two Family 1 2 $150,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 8 $590,860
2000        
  Single Family 27 27 $1,555,300
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

27 27 $1,555,300
2001        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,094,775
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $1,094,775
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 6 6 $364,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $364,000
2004        
  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
2005        
  Single Family 10 10 $750,747
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $750,747
2006        
  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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Monte Vista City, CO): $28,393
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Monte Vista City): $74,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Monte Vista City): $344
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Monte Vista City, Colorado

Utility Gas: 71.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 3.9%
Electricity: 16.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.8%
No Fuel Used: 1.1%


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



Health Care Centers Close To Monte Vista City, Colorado

At Home Healthcare


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

Alamosa County Nursing Service


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

Upper Arkansas Home Health, An Amedisys Partn


     Address: 301 E Oak Street, Salida, Colorado 81201
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/1/1985

Mountain Creek Home Health


     Address: 601 S Albert Street, Suite A, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/29/1996

Fremont County Nursing Service


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

Hospitals Close To Monte Vista City, Colorado

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center


     Address: 106 Blanca Ave, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Heart Of The Rockies Regional Medical Center


     Address: 448 E First St, Salida, Colorado 81201
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center


     Address: 23500 Us Hwy 160, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Centura Health-st Thomas More Hosp & Prog Care


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

Gunnison Valley Hospital


     Address: 711 N Taylor Street, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Nursing Homes Close To Monte Vista City, Colorado

Juniper Village At Monte Vista


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

Colorado State Veterans Center-homelake


     Address: 3749 Sherman Avenue, Monte Vista, Colorado 81144
     Ownership: Government - State
     Number of Residents: 50
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Casa Illuminaria


     Address: 1280 Grand Ave, Del Norte, Colorado 81132
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 25
     Percent Occupied: 63%

San Luis Care Center


     Address: 240 Craft Drive, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 61
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Evergreen Nursing Home


     Address: 1991 Carroll Ave, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 73%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Monte Vista City, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 436 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Monte Vista City, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 845
    Disabled Workers: 210
    Widowers Workers: 150
    Spouses Workers: 90
    Children Workers: 125


(updated 2007)



Rio Grande County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 36.30%
  • Bush & Cheney 62.40%
  • Other 1.30%



(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 Monte Vista City, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Rio Grande County, CO

6.34 % of Rio Grande County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $31,389

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Alamosa County , CO 1.04 % ($24,080 AGI )
  • Adams County , CO 0.27 % ($27,077 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.25 % ($22,750 AGI )

Relocation away from Rio Grande County, CO

9.09 % of Rio Grande 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 $31,918

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Alamosa County , CO 1.41 % ($29,371 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.38 % ($26,000 AGI )
  • Pueblo County , CO 0.36 % ($31,278 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 Monte Vista City, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Monte Vista City, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
05/10/1989, 12:00 pm 0 1 -- --
         





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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 Monte Vista City, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Monte Vista City, Colorado

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 0 0 44 0
Rape 1 0 1 2 1 2 2 5 0 1 3 1 2
    per 100,000 21 0 23 45 23 47 49 126 0 26 66 22 45
Robbery 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 5 2
    per 100,000 43 21 0 23 0 0 0 76 0 52 22 111 45
Assault 24 12 7 9 11 15 19 12 20 6 3 5 12
    per 100,000 516 253 158 204 250 349 463 303 506 155 66 111 271
Burglary 44 66 59 41 30 39 23 29 25 39 21 60 69
    per 100,000 946 1,391 1,332 928 682 909 561 733 633 1,005 464 1,335 1,560
Larceny Theft 130 132 125 141 104 119 83 72 71 58 97 143 111
    per 100,000 2,794 2,781 2,823 3,191 2,363 2,773 2,023 1,821 1,797 1,495 2,146 3,181 2,510
Vehicle Theft 5 4 8 1 2 6 3 1 0 1 3 3 3
    per 100,000 107 84 181 23 45 140 73 25 0 26 66 67 68
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 23 73 0 0 0 0 22 23
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
7 3 2 3 3 4 5 5 5 2 2 3 4
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
45 51 48 46 34 41 28 26 24 25 30 52 46
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
26 27 25 24 19 23 17 15 15 13 16 28 25


(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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