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Demographics Analysis

The people of Alamosa County, 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
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 593

5 to 9 years : 542

10 to 14 years : 535

15 to 17 years : 417

18 and 19 years : 450

20 years : 246

21 years : 100

22 to 24 years : 586

25 to 29 years : 399

30 to 34 years : 378

35 to 39 years : 554

40 to 44 years : 300

45 to 49 years : 567

50 to 54 years : 483

55 to 59 years : 539

60 and 61 years : 117

62 to 64 years : 167

65 and 66 years : 118

67 to 69 years : 137

70 to 74 years : 186

75 to 79 years : 124

80 to 84 years : 107

85 years and over : 56

Female:

Under 5 years : 588

5 to 9 years : 501

10 to 14 years : 504

15 to 17 years : 273

18 and 19 years : 566

20 years : 246

21 years : 408

22 to 24 years : 226

25 to 29 years : 297

30 to 34 years : 335

35 to 39 years : 409

40 to 44 years : 499

45 to 49 years : 513

50 to 54 years : 510

55 to 59 years : 489

60 and 61 years : 184

62 to 64 years : 166

65 and 66 years : 174

67 to 69 years : 75

70 to 74 years : 221

75 to 79 years : 137

80 to 84 years : 217

85 years and over : 114


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,802

Multiple ancestry : 4,413

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 119

Ancestry not reported : 2,019


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 14,124

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 53

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 134

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 287

Not a U.S. citizen : 755


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,181

5 to 17 years : 2,772

18 to 24 years : 2,828

25 to 34 years : 1,409

35 to 44 years : 1,762

45 to 54 years : 2,073

55 to 59 years : 1,028

60 and 61 years : 301

62 to 64 years : 333

65 to 74 years : 911

75 years and over : 755

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,062

5 to 17 years : 2,122

18 to 24 years : 1,732

25 to 34 years : 851

35 to 44 years : 870

45 to 54 years : 1,178

55 to 59 years : 671

60 and 61 years : 132

62 to 64 years : 186

65 to 74 years : 500

75 years and over : 448

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 119

5 to 17 years : 517

18 to 24 years : 867

25 to 34 years : 389

35 to 44 years : 538

45 to 54 years : 698

55 to 59 years : 340

60 and 61 years : 134

62 to 64 years : 133

65 to 74 years : 363

75 years and over : 274

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 26

18 to 24 years : 73

25 to 34 years : 13

35 to 44 years : 50

45 to 54 years : 25

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 : 107

18 to 24 years : 156

25 to 34 years : 156

35 to 44 years : 304

45 to 54 years : 172

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 35

62 to 64 years : 14

65 to 74 years : 48

75 years and over : 33


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,861

Female : 4,891

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,259

Female : 2,113

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 107

Female : 80

Foreign born:

Male : 474

Female : 568


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 7,451

Born in other state in the United States : 3,579

Native: born outside the United States : 136

Foreign born : 527


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 2,644

Now married, except separated : 3,453

Divorced : 583

Separated : 27

Widowed : 405

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,272

Now married, except separated : 2,009

Divorced : 344

Separated : 64

Widowed : 177

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 75

Now married, except separated : 26

Divorced : 60

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 185

Now married, except separated : 593

Divorced : 87

Separated : 53

Widowed : 33


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 10,282

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 2,359

Speak English less than "very well" : 1,053

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 13

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 87

Speak English less than "very well" : 17

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 20

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 21

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 30

Speak English less than "very well" : 33

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 76

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 40

Speak English less than "very well" : 59


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Alamosa County, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 6,176   (42.4%)
  • German: 2,067   (14.2%)
  • English: 1,146   (7.9%)
  • United States Or American: 1,027   (7.1%)
  • Irish: 980   (6.7%)
  • Dutch: 381   (2.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 322   (2.2%)
  • Scottish: 311   (2.1%)
  • Italian: 297   (2.0%)
  • Swedish: 274   (1.9%)
  • Norwegian: 250   (1.7%)
  • Danish: 247   (1.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 182   (1.3%)
  • Polish: 161   (1.1%)
  • European: 89   (0.6%)
  • Welsh: 73   (0.5%)
  • British: 49   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 48   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 47   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 43   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 38   (0.3%)
  • Basque: 33   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 31   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 30   (0.2%)
  • Celtic: 29   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 26   (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 26   (0.2%)
  • Czech: 25   (0.2%)
  • Alsatian: 17   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 15   (0.1%)
  • Canadian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 13   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 12   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 10   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Arab: 7   (0.0%)
  • Greek: 6   (0.0%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.0%)
  • Serbian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Slovene: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Alamosa County, Colorado is 15,353



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Alamosa County, Colorado: 7,701
Female Population in Alamosa County, Colorado: 7,652


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Alamosa County, Colorado: 29.9
Median Female Resident Age in Alamosa County, Colorado: 33.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Alamosa County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

36.0

Male

34.4

Female

37.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

24.0

Male

24.9

Female

22.6

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

28.5

Male

28.8

Female

27.7

Asian


Both sexes

36.0

Male

37.0

Female

33.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

22.8

Male

22.5

Female

22.8

Other


Both sexes

27.1

Male

27.1

Female

27.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

21.6

Male

21.5

Female

21.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.7

Male

27.0

Female

28.4

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

40.2

Male

38.0

Female

42.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Alamosa County, Colorado


  • White: 11,693
  • African American: 60
  • American Indian: 138
  • Asian: 108
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 220
  • Some Other Race: 2,077
  • Two or More Races: 1,057



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Alamosa County, Colorado

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 52   (1.25%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 42   (1.01%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 110   (2.65%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 144   (3.47%)
  • 9th Grade: 57   (1.37%)
  • 10th Grade: 173   (4.17%)
  • 11th Grade: 74   (1.78%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 94   (2.27%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,181   (28.47%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 269   (6.49%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 733   (17.67%)
  • Associate Degree: 91   (2.19%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 622   (15%)
  • Master's Degree: 370   (8.92%)
  • Professional School Degree: 86   (2.07%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 50   (1.21%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 86   (1.95%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 36   (0.81%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 98   (2.22%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 117   (2.65%)
  • 9th Grade: 97   (2.2%)
  • 10th Grade: 113   (2.56%)
  • 11th Grade: 107   (2.42%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 89   (2.01%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,139   (25.78%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 354   (8.01%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 749   (16.95%)
  • Associate Degree: 252   (5.7%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 696   (15.75%)
  • Master's Degree: 397   (8.98%)
  • Professional School Degree: 63   (1.43%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 26   (0.59%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Alamosa County, Colorado

  • Alamosa Re-11j


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 209 Victoria Avenue, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 587-1600, Students: 2,265 )

  • Sangre De Cristo Re-22j


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 145, Mosca, CO 81146, Phone: (719) 378-2321, Students: 328 )

  • San Luis Valley Boces


    ( Location: 2261 Enterprise Dr, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 589-5851, )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Alamosa County, Colorado

  • Ortega Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 401 Victoria Avenue, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 587-1650, Students: 517 )

  • Evans Elementary School


    ( Grades: 4-5, Location: 108 La Veta Avenue, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 589-3684, Students: 345 )

  • Boyd Elementary School


    ( Grades: 2-3, Location: 11th And Hunt Avenues, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 589-6791, Students: 345 )

  • Polston Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-1, Location: 6935 State Highway 17, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 589-6875, Students: 320 )

  • Sangre De Cristo Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 27, Hooper, CO 81136, Phone: (719) 378-2381, Students: 178 )

  • Alamosa Open School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 216 Victoria Street, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 587-1640, Students: 69 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Alamosa County, Colorado

  • Alamosa High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 805 Craft Drive, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 587-6000, Students: 669 )

  • Sangre De Cristo Undivided High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P O Box 145, Mosca, CO 81146, Phone: (719) 378-2321, Students: 150 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Alamosa County, Colorado

  • Adams State College


    ( 4-year, Public, Student Population: 2,830; Location: 08 Edgemont Blvd, Alamosa, CO 81102, Web: http://www.adams.edu )

Largest Schools (Private) In Alamosa County, Colorado

  • Trinity Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: Po Box 787 52 El Rio, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 589-3271, Students: 45 )

  • Alamosa Sda School


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: 313 Craft Drive, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 589-2557, Students: 9 )

  • Alamosa Christian School


    ( Grades: K-10, Location: 7160 Brush Lane, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 589-0621, Students: 8 )

Academic Libraries In Alamosa County, Colorado

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Alamosa County, Colorado

  • Alamosa Public Library


    300 Hunt Avenue, Alamosa, CO 81101

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Alamosa County, Colorado


  • Adams State College Museums And Galleries


    208 Edgemont Boulevard, Alamosa, CO 81101
    http://www.adams.edu/lutherbean/

  • Alamosa County Chamber Of Commerce


    610 State, Alamosa, CO 81101

  • Colorado Rio Grande Restoration Foundation


    623 4th St, Alamosa, CO 81101

  • Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic And Historic Byways Association


    11500 Hwy 150, Mosca, CO 81146

  • San Luis Valley History Center Museum


    401 Edison Ave, Alamosa, CO 81101

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Alamosa County, 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 Alamosa County, Colorado.

Area Features of Alamosa County, Colorado


Airport


(1) San Luis Valley Regional Airport Bergman Field  

Building


(1) Alamosa County Ambulance   (2) Alamosa County Sheriff S Office   (3) Alamosa Fire Department Station 1   (4) Alamosa Fire Department Station 2   (5) Alamosa Police Department   (6) Colorado State Patrol Alamosa District Troop Office 5b   (7) Eagle Air Medical Corporation   (8) Mosca - Hooper Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Adams Overflow Ditch   (2) Alamosa Ditch   (3) Alamosa Farm Lateral   (4) Brownlow Lateral   (5) Carmel Drain Ditch   (6) Centennial Ditch   (7) Central Lateral   (8) Chicago Ditch   (9) Costilla Canal   (10) Denver Colony Lateral   (11) Excelsior Ditch   (12) Franklin Eddy Canal   (13) Gibson Ditch   (14) Hooper Lateral   (15) Independent Ditch   (16) Loveland Lateral   (17) Maddux Ditch   (18) San Luis Valley Irrigation Drain   (19) Seamans Ditch   (20) South Lateral   (21) Streator Lateral   (22) Waverly Drain Ditch   (23) Westside Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Alamosa Municipal Cemetery   (2) Alamosa Spanish Cemetery 1913   (3) Becker Cemetery   (4) Pioneer Urraca Cemetery   (5) Urraca Cemetery  

Census


(1) Alamosa East Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Alamosa Center Spanish Mission   (2) Alamosa Christian Church   (3) Alamosa Congregation Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (4) Cavalry Bible Chapel   (5) Christian Science Society   (6) Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter - Day Saints   (7) College Heights Baptist Church   (8) First Christian Church   (9) First United Methodist Church   (10) Hooper Baptist Church   (11) Institute Of Religion   (12) Lidell Carl Bishop Study   (13) Mountain Valley Church   (14) Real Life On The Rock Church   (15) River Of Life Assembly Of God Church   (16) Sacred Heart Church   (17) Saint Thomas Episcopal Church   (18) San Luis Valley Baptist Church   (19) Seventh Day Adventist Church   (20) Showalter - Butler Chapel   (21) Trinity Lutheran  

Civil


(1) Alamosa County   (2) Alamosa Division   (3) City Of Alamosa   (4) Mosca-hooper Division   (5) Town Of Hooper  

Cliff


(1) Hansen Bluff  

Dam


(1) Sierra Blanco Number 1 Dam  

Falls


(1) Zapata Falls  

Hospital


(1) San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Blue Lakes   (2) Cotton Lake   (3) Crater Lake   (4) Dollar Lake   (5) Dry Lakes   (6) Head Lake   (7) Indian Spring   (8) Lake Como   (9) Lily Lake   (10) Little Bear Lake   (11) Lost Lake   (12) Middle Zapata Creek Lake   (13) Pioneer Lake   (14) San Luis Lake   (15) South Zapata Lake   (16) Twin Lakes  

Locale


(1) Alamosa Plaza   (2) King Ranch   (3) Medano Ranch   (4) Pinyon Flats Campground   (5) Sand Camp   (6) Valley Plaza   (7) Villa Mall   (8) White Ranch   (9) Zapata Ranch  

Mine


(1) Blanca Mine   (2) Harmony Pit   (3) Swab Mine  

Park


(1) Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge   (2) Cole Park   (3) Great Sand Dunes National Park  

Populated Place


(1) Alamosa   (2) Hartner   (3) Henry   (4) Hooper   (5) La Fruto   (6) Mosca  

Post Office


(1) Alamosa Post Office   (2) Mosca Post Office  

Reserve


(1) Great Sand Dunes Wilderness  

Reservoir


(1) Adams Lake   (2) Bachelor Lake   (3) Holbrook Creek Dam   (4) Montez Reservoir   (5) Sierra Blanco Reservoir Number 2  

Ridge


(1) North Zapata Ridge   (2) Sheep Ridge  

School


(1) Adams State University   (2) Alamosa High School   (3) Boyd Elementary School   (4) Mount Pleasant School   (5) Ortega Middle School   (6) Polston Elementary School   (7) Sangre De Cristo Elementary School   (8) Trinidad State Junior College Valley Campus   (9) Waverly School Historical  

Spring


(1) Antelope Springs   (2) Denton Spring   (3) Mosca Spring   (4) Upper Duhme Springs  

Stream


(1) Arena Creek   (2) Big Spring Creek   (3) Buck Creek   (4) Castle Creek   (5) Cat Creek   (6) Dog Springs Arroyo   (7) Garden Creek   (8) Holbrook Creek   (9) Little Spring Creek   (10) Medano Creek   (11) Middle Zapata Creek   (12) Mosca Creek   (13) North Arrastre Creek   (14) North Fork South Zapata Creek   (15) North Zapata Creek   (16) Pioneer Creek   (17) Rock Creek   (18) San Luis Creek   (19) Sand Creek   (20) South Arrastre Creek   (21) South Zapata Creek   (22) Urraca Creek  

Summit


(1) Blanca Peak   (2) California Peak   (3) Carbonate Mountain   (4) Ellingwood Point   (5) Little Bear Peak   (6) Twin Peaks  

Tower


(1) Kalq-fm Alamosa   (2) Kasf-fm Alamosa   (3) Kgiw-am Alamosa  

Trail


(1) Huerfano Trail  

Valley


(1) Axtel Canyon   (2) Box Canyon   (3) California Gulch   (4) Chimney Gulch   (5) Chokecherry Canyon   (6) Denton Canyon   (7) Evans Gulch   (8) Horse Canyon   (9) Morris Gulch   (10) Raspberry Canyon   (11) San Luis Valley   (12) Sawmill Canyon   (13) Shaft Draw   (14) Tellurium Gulch  

Well


(1) King Well   (2) Mount Blanca Well   (3) Tobin Creek Well  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Alamosa County, Colorado

81101 (pop. 14,100) 81146 (pop. 562) 81136 (pop. 299)


Counties Nearby Alamosa County, Colorado

Costilla County, CO  (pop. 3,282) 22.5 Miles
Conejos County, CO  (pop. 8,021) 26.7 Miles
Rio Grande County, CO  (pop. 11,743) 30.0 Miles
Saguache County, CO  (pop. 6,929) 46.5 Miles
Huerfano County, CO  (pop. 7,713) 46.5 Miles
Custer County, CO  (pop. 3,598) 47.7 Miles



Area Code(s) in Alamosa County, Colorado

719



Elevation in Alamosa County, Colorado is 7,536.0 ft. (2,297.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Alamosa County, Colorado

Lat: 37.509886 N        Long: -105.803012 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 171   (2.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 97   (1.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 156   (2.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 312   (4.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 511   (7.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,021   (15.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,609   (24.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 722   (11.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 304   (4.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 349   (5.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 182   (2.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 125   (1.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 448   (6.9%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 452   (7.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 4,556

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 631

In 3-person carpool : 63

In 4-person carpool : 11

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 8

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 : 49

Walked : 653

Other means : 94

Worked at home : 270


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 885

5 to 9 minutes : 1,696

10 to 14 minutes : 1,153

15 to 19 minutes : 934

20 to 24 minutes : 334

25 to 29 minutes : 114

30 to 34 minutes : 605

35 to 39 minutes : 64

40 to 44 minutes : 79

45 to 59 minutes : 107

60 to 89 minutes : 49

90 or more minutes : 45


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

With Social Security income : 1,213

No Social Security income : 4,596


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

With retirement income : 816

No retirement income : 4,993


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 441

$10,000 to $14,999 : 116

$15,000 to $19,999 : 107

$20,000 to $24,999 : 198

$25,000 to $29,999 : 456

$30,000 to $34,999 : 238

$35,000 to $39,999 : 132

$40,000 to $44,999 : 202

$45,000 to $49,999 : 263

$50,000 to $59,999 : 356

$60,000 to $74,999 : 321

$75,000 to $99,999 : 307

$100,000 to $124,999 : 304

$125,000 to $149,999 : 94

$150,000 to $199,999 : 125

$200,000 or more : 65


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,284


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Alamosa County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,094  (30.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 366  (10.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 743  (20.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 198  (5.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 710  (19.9%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,276  (38.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 629  (19.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,182  (36.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 60  (1.8%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 11  (0.3%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Alamosa County, Colorado

Employed: 7,840
Unemployed: 389



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Alamosa County, Colorado

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 22.8%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 21.2%
  • Other: 56%



Water Usage In Alamosa County, Colorado

Ground Water

 
Fresh 125.27 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 125.27 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 99.56 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 99.56 Mgal/d





There are 585 Farms In Alamosa County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Alamosa County, Colorado

Alamosa State Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $405.2k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 2

San Luis Valley Federal Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $497.6k
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 3

First Southwest Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $488.9k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 7

Frontier Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $271k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 17

Nbh Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

Rio Grande Savings And Loan Association - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Alamosa County, Colorado

  • Alamosa Municipal


    (about 6.1 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field


    (about 6.2 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Baca Grande


    (about 31.6 miles in Moffat, Colorado; Airport Code: BCJ)

  • Stevens Field


    (about 70.6 miles in Pagosa Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: PGO)

  • Harriet Alexander Field


    (about 72.3 miles in Salida, Colorado; Airport Code: SLT)

  • Taos Regional


    (about 72.9 miles in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico; Airport Code: TSM)

  • Fremont County


    (about 74.0 miles in Florence, Colorado; Airport Code: CNE)

  • Angel Fire


    (about 80.4 miles in Angel Fire, New Mexico; Airport Code: AXX)

  • Las Animas County


    (about 82.2 miles in Hoehne, Colorado; Airport Code: TAD)

  • Raton Municipal/Crews Field


    (about 89.2 miles in Raton, New Mexico; Airport Code: RTN)

  • Crews Field


    (about 89.2 miles in Raton, New Mexico; Airport Code: RTN)

  • Pueblo Memorial


    (about 89.5 miles in Pueblo, Colorado; Airport Code: PUB)

  • Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional


    (about 94.0 miles in Gunnison, Colorado; Airport Code: GUC)

  • Butts AAF


    (about 98.7 miles in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: FCS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Alamosa County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.21%

Carpooled

15.21%

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

0.49%

Bicycle

0.83%

Walked

9.03%

Other Means

0.69%

Worked At Home

4.54%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,889

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 174

Female householder, no husband present : 662

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,626

Householder not living alone : 458


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 8

Male householder and female partner : 192

Female householder and female partner : 11

Female householder and male partner : 150

All other households : 5,448


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,323

Renter-occupied housing units : 566

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 125

Renter-occupied housing units : 49

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 190

Renter-occupied housing units : 472

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 758

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,326


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 1,198

$10,000 to $14,999 : 279

$15,000 to $19,999 : 302

$20,000 to $24,999 : 406

$25,000 to $29,999 : 608

$30,000 to $34,999 : 299

$35,000 to $39,999 : 244

$40,000 to $44,999 : 304

$45,000 to $49,999 : 310

$50,000 to $59,999 : 435

$60,000 to $74,999 : 373

$75,000 to $99,999 : 367

$100,000 to $124,999 : 374

$125,000 to $149,999 : 109

$150,000 to $199,999 : 136

$200,000 or more : 65


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Total : 6,495


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Occupied : 5,809

Vacant : 686


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 91

Built 2000 to 2004 : 221

Built 1990 to 1999 : 821

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,002

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,379

Built 1960 to 1969 : 790

Built 1950 to 1959 : 414

Built 1940 to 1949 : 432

Built 1939 or earlier : 1,345


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 3,428

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 882

Electricity : 931

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 117

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 345

Solar energy : 24

Other fuel : 60

No fuel used : 22


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 198

$10,000 to $14,999 : 12

$15,000 to $19,999 : 26

$20,000 to $24,999 : 20

$25,000 to $29,999 : 46

$30,000 to $34,999 : 10

$35,000 to $39,999 : 20

$40,000 to $49,999 : 79

$50,000 to $59,999 : 98

$60,000 to $69,999 : 126

$70,000 to $79,999 : 188

$80,000 to $89,999 : 179

$90,000 to $99,999 : 209

$100,000 to $124,999 : 370

$125,000 to $149,999 : 283

$150,000 to $174,999 : 369

$175,000 to $199,999 : 277

$200,000 to $249,999 : 341

$250,000 to $299,999 : 202

$300,000 to $399,999 : 123

$400,000 to $499,999 : 124

$500,000 to $749,999 : 55

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 41


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Alamosa County, 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 : 137

Home equity loan only : 269

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,690

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,300


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Alamosa County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : $316,100

Built 2000 to 2004 : $121,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $167,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $132,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $116,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $138,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $83,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $126,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $144,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Alamosa County, Colorado: 63.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Alamosa County, 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 78 78 $5,538,070
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

78 78 $5,538,070
2000        
  Single Family 54 54 $4,624,105
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

54 54 $4,624,105
2001        
  Single Family 52 52 $4,201,639
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $173,160
  Five or More Family 6 39 $1,830,962
  Total

59 95 $6,205,761
2002        
  Single Family 35 35 $3,440,245
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 14 $545,377
  Total

36 49 $3,985,622
2003        
  Single Family 34 34 $2,736,999
  Two Family 1 2 $100,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

35 36 $2,836,999
2004        
  Single Family 9 9 $896,430
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $440,750
  Five or More Family 3 24 $1,576,599
  Total

13 36 $2,913,779
2005        
  Single Family 36 36 $5,179,091
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 30 $1,703,430
  Total

39 66 $6,882,521
2006        
  Single Family 51 51 $6,649,289
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

51 51 $6,649,289


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Alamosa County, CO): $29,447
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alamosa County): $84,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Alamosa County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 60.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 17.6%
Electricity: 13.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 6.1%
Solar Energy: 0.4%
Other Fuel: 0.6%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Alamosa County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 30.68%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 6.62%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 55%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 7.7%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alamosa County): $408
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Alamosa County): $596


(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 Alamosa County, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Alamosa County, Colorado

Alamosa County Nursing Service


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

At Home Healthcare


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

Mountain Creek Home Health


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

Mountain Home Health Care, Inc


     Address: 630 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur #180, Taos, New Mexico 87571
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 7/11/1975

Fremont County Nursing Service


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

Hospitals Close To Alamosa County, Colorado

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center


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

Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center


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

Holy Cross Hospital A Div Of Taos Health Systems


     Address: 1397 Weimer Road, Taos, New Mexico 87571
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

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

Mt San Rafael Hospital


     Address: 410 Benedicta Avenue, Trinidad, Colorado 81082
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Alamosa County, Colorado

Evergreen Nursing Home


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

San Luis Care Center


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

Conejos County Hospital-ltc Unit


     Address: 19021 U S Hwy 285, La Jara, Colorado 81140
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 24
     Percent Occupied: 77%

Juniper Village At Monte Vista


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

Casa Illuminaria


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Alamosa County, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 448 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Alamosa County, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 2,440
    Disabled Workers: 720
    Widowers Workers: 425
    Spouses Workers: 240
    Children Workers: 550


(updated 2007)



Government Finances In Alamosa County, Colorado


Charges


Sewerage: $6,000
All Other: $671,000


State Intergovernmental


General Support: $599,000
Health & Hospitals: $2,165,000
Highways: $1,498,000
Public Welfare: $2,389,000
All Other: $797,000


Current Operations


Correctional Institutions: $996,000
Financial Administration: $791,000
Judicial And Legal Services: $271,000
Central Staff Services: $1,328,000
General Public Buildings: $415,000
Health Services - Other: $2,009,000
Regular Highways: $588,000
Natural Resources - Other: $136,000
Parks & Recreation: $225,000
Police Protection: $1,126,000
Welfare - Other: $2,054,000
Sewerage: $2,000
Solid Waste Management: $2,000
General - Other: $629,000


Construction


Regular Highways: $1,161,000


Other Capital Outlay


General Public Building: $160,000
Health - Other: $77,000
Regular Highways: $18,000
Natural Resource - Other: $8,000
Police Protection: $356,000
Welfare - Other: $65,000
Solid Waste Management: $523,000
General - Other: $174,000


General


Interest On Debt: $30,000



Ssistance And Subsidies Public Welfare, Federal : $1,074,000
Otal Salaries & Wages: $5,794,000
Ong Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $106,000
Ong Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpo: $689,000


Intergovernmental To Local Nec


Air Transportation: $184,000


Tax


Property: $3,318,000
Total General Sales: $1,596,000
Public Utilities: $268,000
Other Selective Sales: $124,000
Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000
Other License: $60,000


Miscellaneous


Property Sale Other: $55,000
Interest Earnings: $58,000
Rents: $82,000
General Revenue, Nec: $335,000


Other Funds


Cash & Deposits: $2,703,000


Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding


Unspecified Public Purpose: $795,000


(updated 2006)



Alamosa County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 48.05%
  • Bush & Cheney 50.63%
  • Other 1.32%



(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 Alamosa County, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Alamosa County, CO

9.48 % of Alamosa County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $29,249

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Rio Grande County , CO 1.47 % ($29,371 AGI )
  • Conejos County , CO 1.24 % ($24,847 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.51 % ($24,417 AGI )
  • Costilla County , CO 0.42 % ($21,350 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , CO 0.29 % ($15,143 AGI )
  • Denver County , CO 0.21 % ($23,500 AGI )

Relocation away from Alamosa County, CO

10.96 % of Alamosa 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 $30,747

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Rio Grande County , CO 1.04 % ($24,080 AGI )
  • Pueblo County , CO 0.66 % ($27,063 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.60 % ($28,414 AGI )
  • Conejos County , CO 0.50 % ($33,292 AGI )
  • Denver County , CO 0.31 % ($35,600 AGI )
  • Larimer County , CO 0.29 % ($25,571 AGI )
  • Arapahoe County , CO 0.27 % ($21,462 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.25 % ($39,000 AGI )
  • Adams County , CO 0.25 % ($38,917 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , CO 0.23 % ($48,455 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 Alamosa County, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Alamosa County, Colorado


On 06/25/1956, a tornado touched down 3.3 miles from the center of Alamosa County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 1 (no rain or hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50 to $500.

On 03/23/1974, a tornado touched down 4.76 miles from the center of Alamosa County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 (no rain or hail) . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/18/1958, a tornado touched down 5.36 miles from the center of Alamosa County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from less than $50.

On 07/10/1955, a tornado touched down 5.53 miles from the center of Alamosa County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 2 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 07/15/2004, a tornado touched down 6.28 miles from the center of Alamosa County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Alamosa County, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
08/10/1993, 02:57 pm 0 0 $500K $500K
         
Lightning        
09/06/1997, 04:30 pm 0 0 $40K --
01/01/1906, 12:00 am 0 1 -- --
         



Tornados In Alamosa County, Colorado

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1995-06-27 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --





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Crime Analysis

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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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