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Demographics Analysis

The people of Archuleta 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
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 387

5 to 9 years : 495

10 to 14 years : 923

15 to 17 years : 1,038

18 and 19 years : 248

20 years : 143

21 years : 258

22 to 24 years : 409

25 to 29 years : 32

30 to 34 years : 54

35 to 39 years : 174

40 to 44 years : 124

45 to 49 years : 302

50 to 54 years : 288

55 to 59 years : 626

60 and 61 years : 250

62 to 64 years : 230

65 and 66 years : 120

67 to 69 years : 213

70 to 74 years : 241

75 to 79 years : 135

80 to 84 years : 121

85 years and over : 37

Female:

Under 5 years : 176

5 to 9 years : 1,030

10 to 14 years : 701

15 to 17 years : 549

18 and 19 years : 156

20 years : 30

21 years : 83

22 to 24 years : 204

25 to 29 years : 55

30 to 34 years : 167

35 to 39 years : 70

40 to 44 years : 328

45 to 49 years : 156

50 to 54 years : 308

55 to 59 years : 331

60 and 61 years : 76

62 to 64 years : 187

65 and 66 years : 127

67 to 69 years : 120

70 to 74 years : 233

75 to 79 years : 142

80 to 84 years : 99

85 years and over : 49


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 5,874

Multiple ancestry : 3,983

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 374

Ancestry not reported : 1,994


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 11,998

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 26

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 146

Not a U.S. citizen : 55


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 563

5 to 17 years : 4,736

18 to 24 years : 1,531

25 to 34 years : 308

35 to 44 years : 696

45 to 54 years : 1,054

55 to 59 years : 957

60 and 61 years : 326

62 to 64 years : 417

65 to 74 years : 1,054

75 years and over : 583

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 518

5 to 17 years : 1,787

18 to 24 years : 897

25 to 34 years : 68

35 to 44 years : 214

45 to 54 years : 130

55 to 59 years : 142

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 17

65 to 74 years : 119

75 years and over : 120

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 45

5 to 17 years : 2,949

18 to 24 years : 634

25 to 34 years : 210

35 to 44 years : 470

45 to 54 years : 855

55 to 59 years : 815

60 and 61 years : 308

62 to 64 years : 358

65 to 74 years : 896

75 years and over : 428

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 : 18

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 3

75 years and over : 5

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 30

35 to 44 years : 12

45 to 54 years : 51

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 42

65 to 74 years : 36

75 years and over : 30


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 2,209

Female : 1,821

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 4,511

Female : 3,457

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 5

Female : 21

Foreign born:

Male : 123

Female : 78


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 3,405

Born in other state in the United States : 7,693

Native: born outside the United States : 17

Foreign born : 133


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,365

Now married, except separated : 603

Divorced : 92

Separated : 0

Widowed : 60

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 2,099

Now married, except separated : 3,160

Divorced : 507

Separated : 128

Widowed : 272

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 26

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 30

Now married, except separated : 122

Divorced : 35

Separated : 14

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 10,497

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 680

Speak English less than "very well" : 340

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 80

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 23

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Archuleta County, Colorado

  • German: 2,346   (21.9%)
  • Other Groups: 2,241   (20.9%)
  • Irish: 1,411   (13.2%)
  • English: 1,360   (12.7%)
  • Italian: 416   (3.9%)
  • United States Or American: 384   (3.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 361   (3.4%)
  • Dutch: 272   (2.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 249   (2.3%)
  • Scottish: 210   (2.0%)
  • Norwegian: 200   (1.9%)
  • Swedish: 151   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 147   (1.4%)
  • European: 120   (1.1%)
  • Russian: 96   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 88   (0.8%)
  • Danish: 68   (0.6%)
  • French Canadian: 63   (0.6%)
  • Czech: 61   (0.6%)
  • British: 55   (0.5%)
  • Portuguese: 45   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 45   (0.4%)
  • Ukrainian: 35   (0.3%)
  • Swiss: 31   (0.3%)
  • Belgian: 29   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 27   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 22   (0.2%)
  • Greek: 20   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 18   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 18   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 14   (0.1%)
  • Hungarian: 14   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 11   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 11   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 10   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 10   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 8   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 7   (0.1%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 5   (0.0%)
  • Slovak: 5   (0.0%)
  • Yugoslavian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Albanian: 5   (0.0%)
  • Basque: 5   (0.0%)
  • Luxemburger: 4   (0.0%)
  • Finnish: 4   (0.0%)
  • German Russian: 3   (0.0%)
  • Lithuanian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.0%)
  • Latvian: 2   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Archuleta County, Colorado is 12,225



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Archuleta County, Colorado: 6,848
Female Population in Archuleta County, Colorado: 5,377


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Archuleta County, Colorado: 21.7
Median Female Resident Age in Archuleta County, Colorado: 21.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Archuleta County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

50.4

Male

50.0

Female

50.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

25.5

Male

16.8

Female

35.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.4

Male

34.3

Female

28.0

Asian


Both sexes

42.4

Male

44.5

Female

42.1

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

52.0

Male

50.0

Female

55.0

Other


Both sexes

30.9

Male

30.4

Female

32.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

23.8

Male

20.2

Female

28.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

31.6

Male

29.7

Female

34.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

51.5

Male

51.4

Female

51.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Archuleta County, Colorado


  • White: 11,248
  • African American: 90
  • American Indian: 10
  • Asian: 91
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 248
  • Two or More Races: 538



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (0.47%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 12   (0.36%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 21   (0.62%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 66   (1.96%)
  • 9th Grade: 60   (1.78%)
  • 10th Grade: 62   (1.84%)
  • 11th Grade: 54   (1.6%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 120   (3.56%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 976   (28.94%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 218   (6.46%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 670   (19.86%)
  • Associate Degree: 145   (4.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 604   (17.91%)
  • Master's Degree: 245   (7.26%)
  • Professional School Degree: 62   (1.84%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 42   (1.25%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (0.46%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (0.29%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 54   (1.57%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 61   (1.77%)
  • 9th Grade: 33   (0.96%)
  • 10th Grade: 89   (2.58%)
  • 11th Grade: 91   (2.64%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 102   (2.96%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 853   (24.74%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 252   (7.31%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 650   (18.85%)
  • Associate Degree: 211   (6.12%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 727   (21.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 254   (7.37%)
  • Professional School Degree: 27   (0.78%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 18   (0.52%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Archuleta County, Colorado

  • Archuleta County 50 Jt


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 1498, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: (970) 264-2228, Students: 1,690 )

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

  • Pagosa Springs Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-4, Location: P O Box 1498, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: (970) 264-2229, Students: 583 )

  • Pagosa Springs Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: P O Box 1498, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: (970) 264-2794, Students: 263 )

  • Pagosa Springs Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 5-6, Location: P O Box 1498, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: (970) 264-2256, Students: 257 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Archuleta County, Colorado

  • Pagosa Springs High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 1498, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: (970) 264-2231, Students: 531 )

  • Archuleta County High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P O Box 1079, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: (970) 264-2835, Students: 56 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Archuleta County, Colorado

  • Our Savior Lutheran School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 56 Meadows Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: (970) 731-5910, Students: 50 )

  • Tierra Alta Christian School


    ( Grades: 2-12, Location: 1680 Majestic Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, Phone: (970) 903-3382, Students: 14 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Archuleta County, Colorado

  • Upper San Juan Ld/sisson L


    811 San Juan Street, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Archuleta County, Colorado


  • Chimney Rock Interpretive Associati On Inc


    Po Box 1662, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

  • Fred Harman Art Museum


    Po Box 192, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Archuleta County, Colorado


Airport


(1) Stevens Field Airport  

Area


(1) The Clamshell  

Basin


(1) Bear Basin   (2) Blanco Basin   (3) Devils Hole   (4) Mullins Hole   (5) Spring Basin  

Building


(1) Archuleta County Sheriff S Office   (2) Axis Health System Pagosa Springs Office   (3) Colorado State Patrol Pagosa Springs Post   (4) Pagosa Fire Protection District Station 1 Headquarters   (5) Pagosa Fire Protection District Station 2 Pagosa Highlands   (6) Pagosa Fire Protection District Station 3 Highway 84   (7) Pagosa Fire Protection District Station 4 Highway 160 East   (8) Pagosa Fire Protection District Station 5 Aspen Springs   (9) Pagosa Fire Protection District Station 6 Hidden Valley   (10) Pagosa Fire Protection District Station 7 Chromo   (11) Pagosa Springs Police Department  

Canal


(1) Bigbee Ditch Number 1   (2) Briar Ditch   (3) Chapson Ditch   (4) Dutton Ditch   (5) Eaklor Ditch   (6) Echo Ditch   (7) Echo Waste Water Ditch   (8) Elmer Ditch   (9) Enterprise Ditch   (10) Fourmile Ditch   (11) Hersch Ditch   (12) Highline Ditch   (13) King Ditch   (14) Manassa Ditch   (15) Mesa Ditch   (16) Midland Ditch   (17) Old Carr Ditch   (18) Park Ditch   (19) Piedra Falls Ditch   (20) Snowball Ditch   (21) Snowball Extension Ditch   (22) Snowball Extention Ditch   (23) Southside Ditch   (24) Toner-taylor Ditch   (25) Underwood Ditch   (26) Virginia Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Eoff Ranch Cemetery   (2) Hilltop Cemetery   (3) Trujillo Cemetery  

Census


(1) Piedra Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) Arboles Division   (2) Archuleta County   (3) Pagosa Springs Division   (4) Tierra Amarilla Grant   (5) Town Of Pagosa Springs  

Cliff


(1) Broken Off Point   (2) Carracas Rim   (3) Rock Cliff   (4) Sally Overlook   (5) V Rock  

Dam


(1) Blanco Dam   (2) Dunnagan Dam   (3) Echo Canyon Dam   (4) Harris Brothers And Boone Number 1 Dam   (5) Harris Lake Dam   (6) Hatcher Dam   (7) Lake Forest Dam   (8) Linn And Clark Dam   (9) Little Oso Dam   (10) Mullins Dam   (11) Oso Diversion Dam   (12) Pagosa Dam   (13) Pargin Dam   (14) Pinon Lake Dam   (15) Sappington Dam   (16) Slesinger Dam   (17) Spence Dam   (18) Spring Creek Reservoir Dam   (19) Stevens Dam   (20) Town Center Dam   (21) Williams Creek Dam  

Falls


(1) Red Falls  

Flat


(1) Allen Park   (2) Bear Meadow   (3) Burro Park   (4) Coyote Park   (5) Dutton Park   (6) East Meadow   (7) Hilman Park   (8) Horsethief Park   (9) Kenney Flats   (10) La Vega Redonda   (11) Laughlin Park   (12) Lone Tree Park   (13) Monument Park   (14) O Neal Park   (15) Sheep Park   (16) Sketter Park   (17) South Meadow   (18) Sunetha Flats   (19) Ute Park   (20) Virginia Meadow   (21) Weisel Flat   (22) West Meadow  

Gap


(1) Cat Creek Gap   (2) Gunsight Pass   (3) Windy Pass   (4) Yellowjacket Pass  

Hospital


(1) Pagosa Springs Medical Center  

Lake


(1) Beaver Lake   (2) Blue Lake   (3) Bull Elk Pond   (4) Chama Lake   (5) Cox Lakes   (6) Crater Lake   (7) Dolomite Lake   (8) Fall View Lake   (9) Fish Lake   (10) Gardner Lake   (11) Glacier Lake   (12) Green Lake   (13) Hidden Lake   (14) Hilman Lake   (15) Laguna Ruybal   (16) Lake Ann   (17) Lost Lake   (18) Lower Lake   (19) Martin Lake   (20) Middle Lake   (21) Mystery Lake   (22) O Connell Lake   (23) Opal Lake   (24) Price Lakes   (25) Quartz Lake   (26) Quien Sabe Lake   (27) Rod And Gun Club Lake   (28) Spiler Lake   (29) Spring Creek Lakes   (30) Three Lakes   (31) Trail Lake   (32) Twin Lakes  

Locale


(1) Banded Peak Ranch   (2) Blanco River Campground   (3) Bridge Campground   (4) Cade Ranch   (5) Capote Campground   (6) Deadman Curve   (7) Debs Community Hall   (8) East Fork Campground   (9) First Fork Hunter Campground   (10) First Fork Trailhead   (11) Fourmile Trailhead   (12) Hott Ranch   (13) Kleckner Ranch   (14) La Plata Powerplant   (15) Lowe Camp   (16) Lower Piedra Campground   (17) Mesa Spring Hunter Campground   (18) Navajo Peak Trailhead   (19) Navajo Trail Campground   (20) Pagosa Springs District Ranger Office   (21) Pagosa Springs Job Corps   (22) Piedra Forest Service Facility   (23) Piedra Guard Station   (24) Piedra Hunter Campground   (25) Red Ryder Rodeo Grounds   (26) Saddleback Ranch   (27) Silver Falls Guard Station   (28) Singing Pines Ranch   (29) Snow Angel Ranch   (30) Squaretop Guard Station   (31) Texas Ranch   (32) The Cow Camp   (33) Three Forks   (34) Three Meadows Ranch   (35) Three Quarter Circles Ranch   (36) Treasure Guard Station   (37) Tres Piedras Ranch   (38) Turkey Springs Campground   (39) Turkey Springs Guard Station   (40) Upper Piedra Campground   (41) V Rock Trailhead   (42) West Fork Ranch   (43) Williams Creek Campground   (44) Yellowjacket Guard Station  

Mine


(1) Chimney Rock Coal Mine   (2) Columbine Mine   (3) Cooper Mine   (4) Copper Queen Mine   (5) Cox Mine   (6) Dowell Mine   (7) Iceland Spar Mine   (8) Italian Mine   (9) Kleckner Mine   (10) Meadows Property Mine   (11) Medicine Mine   (12) Seavy Ranch Mine   (13) Treasure-comstock Mine  

Oilfield


(1) Gramps Oil Field  

Park


(1) Chimney Rock National Monument   (2) Devil Creek State Wildlife Area  

Pillar


(1) The Needles  

Populated Place


(1) Altura   (2) Carracas   (3) Chimney Rock   (4) Chromo   (5) Dyke   (6) Edith   (7) Gato   (8) Juanita   (9) Kearns   (10) Lonetree   (11) Nutria   (12) Pagosa Junction   (13) Pagosa Springs   (14) Piedra   (15) Stollsteimer   (16) Treasure   (17) Trujillo  

Post Office


(1) Chimney Rock Post Office   (2) Chromo Post Office   (3) Pagosa Springs Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Bennett Reservoir   (2) Borns Lake Reservoir   (3) Bramwell Reservoir Number 2   (4) Brushfence Lake   (5) Buckles Lake   (6) Capote Lake   (7) Clydes Cona Lake   (8) Clydes Corral Lake   (9) Crescent Lake   (10) Dry Lake Reservoir   (11) Dunnagan Reservoir   (12) Echo Canyon Reservoir   (13) Fall Creek Reservoir   (14) Gopher Reservoir   (15) Harris Lake   (16) Hayden Reservoir Number 1   (17) Kelly Lake   (18) Lake Forest   (19) Lake Hatcher   (20) Lake Pagosa   (21) Native Lake   (22) Navajo Reservoir   (23) Newt Jack Spring Reservoir   (24) Osborn Reservoir Number 1   (25) Osborn Reservoir Number 2   (26) Pagosa Reservoir   (27) Pargin Reservoir   (28) Park Reservoir   (29) Perino Reservoir   (30) Pinon Lake Reservoir   (31) Round Park Reservoir   (32) Sappington Reservoir   (33) Sawmill Reservoir   (34) Slesinger Reservoir   (35) Spence Reservoir   (36) Spring Creek Reservoir   (37) Stevens Reservoir   (38) T J Lake   (39) T Lazy T Reservoir   (40) Trail Ridge Reservoir   (41) Turkey Springs Reservoir   (42) Village Lake   (43) Vista Lake   (44) Williams Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Ice Cave Ridge   (2) Quartz Ridge   (3) Shahan Ditch   (4) Trail Ridge  

Spring


(1) Butcher Spring   (2) Cabin Spring   (3) Chub Spring   (4) Crib Spring   (5) Driveway Springs   (6) Farrow Spring   (7) Felix Spring   (8) Ford Spring   (9) Heflin Spring Number 1   (10) Heflin Spring Number 2   (11) Hidden Spring   (12) Horse Mountain Springs   (13) Hot Springs   (14) Hotz Spring   (15) Jungle Spring   (16) Lost Spring   (17) Mesa Spring Number 1   (18) Mesa Spring Number 2   (19) Mexican Spring   (20) Middle Mountain Spring   (21) Mountain Lion Spring   (22) Mud Spring   (23) Muddy Lakes Spring   (24) Newton Spring   (25) Notch Spring   (26) Old Cabin Spring   (27) Pagosa Springs   (28) Paul Spring   (29) Pescar Springs   (30) Piedra River Hot Springs   (31) Pole Park Spring   (32) Sheep Creek Spring   (33) Snow Spring   (34) Stinking Springs   (35) Turkey Park Spring   (36) Uncle Charlie Spring  

Stream


(1) Adams Fork Conejos River   (2) Alamosa River   (3) Allen Creek   (4) Archuleta Creek   (5) Arroyo Escondido   (6) Aspen Creek   (7) Augustora Creek   (8) Bear Creek   (9) Beaver Creek   (10) Benson Creek   (11) Big Branch   (12) Big Muddy Creek   (13) Blue Creek   (14) Boone Creek   (15) Brooks Creek   (16) Bull Creek   (17) Cade Creek   (18) Cascade Creek   (19) Castle Creek   (20) Cat Creek   (21) Cataract Creek   (22) Catchpole Creek   (23) Coal Creek   (24) Coffee Creek   (25) Coldwater Creek   (26) Cottonwood Creek   (27) Cutthroat Creek   (28) Davis Creek   (29) Death Valley Creek   (30) Deer Creek   (31) Devil Creek   (32) Dudley Creek   (33) Dutton Creek   (34) East Fork Navajo River   (35) East Fork Piedra River   (36) East Fork Rio Chama   (37) East Fork San Juan River   (38) El Rito Azul   (39) Elk Creek   (40) Fall Creek   (41) First Fork Piedra River   (42) Fish Creek   (43) Fourmile Creek   (44) Freeman Creek   (45) Godby Wash   (46) Gold Creek   (47) Goose Creek   (48) Gordon Creek   (49) Headache Creek   (50) Heflin Creek   (51) Himes Creek   (52) Horse Creek   (53) Ignacio Creek   (54) Indian Creek   (55) Iron Creek   (56) Jackson Creek   (57) Johnny Creek   (58) La Jara Creek   (59) Lane Creek   (60) Leche Creek   (61) Little Bull Creek   (62) Little Devil Creek   (63) Little Muddy Creek   (64) Little Navajo River   (65) Little Pagosa Creek   (66) Little Sand Creek   (67) Little Squaw Creek   (68) Martinez Creek   (69) Mccabe Creek   (70) Middle Fork Conejos River   (71) Middle Fork Piedra River   (72) Mill Creek   (73) Montezuma Creek   (74) Mosca Creek   (75) Navajo River   (76) North Fork Conejos River   (77) North Fork Fish Creek   (78) North Fork Little Pagosa Creek   (79) O Neal Creek   (80) Oil Well Creek   (81) Pagosa Creek   (82) Peterson Creek   (83) Pigeon Creek   (84) Plumtaw Creek   (85) Prospect Creek   (86) Quartz Creek   (87) Quien Sabe Creek   (88) Rio Blanco   (89) Rito Blanco   (90) Round Meadow Creek   (91) Sand Creek   (92) Sawmill Creek   (93) Sheep Cabin Creek   (94) Sheep Creek   (95) Silver Creek   (96) Skeeter Creek   (97) Skunk Creek   (98) Snowball Creek   (99) South Creek   (100) Spence Creek   (101) Spring Creek   (102) Squaw Creek   (103) Stollsteimer Creek   (104) Stove Creek   (105) Summit Creek   (106) Tie Creek   (107) Trail Creek   (108) Treasure Creek   (109) Turkey Creek   (110) Vega La Juana Creek   (111) Waterfall Creek   (112) We Creek   (113) Weminuche Creek   (114) West Fork Devil Creek   (115) West Fork Rio Chama   (116) West Fork San Juan River   (117) White Creek   (118) Williams Creek   (119) Yellowjacket Creek  

Summit


(1) Abeyta Mesa   (2) Archuleta Mesa   (3) Banded Peak   (4) Bear Mountain   (5) Billy Goat Point   (6) Blackhead Peak   (7) Blue Mountain   (8) Brockover Mesa   (9) Cade Mountain   (10) Cerro Del Zopilote   (11) Chalk Mountains   (12) Chama Peak   (13) Chimney Rock   (14) Chris Mountain   (15) Chromo Mountain   (16) Cornish Hill   (17) Corral Mountain   (18) Coyote Hill   (19) Devil Mountain   (20) Eightmile Mesa   (21) Elephant Head Rock   (22) Flatiron Mesa   (23) Flattop Mountain   (24) Haystack Mountain   (25) Horse Mountain   (26) Indian Head   (27) Jackson Mountain   (28) Klutter Mountain   (29) La Mesa Del Medio   (30) Long Trek Mountain   (31) Mesa Cortado   (32) Mesa Pedregosa   (33) Middle Mountain   (34) Monte Camado   (35) Montezuma Mesa   (36) Montezuma Peak   (37) Mule Mountain   (38) Navajo Peak   (39) Newton Mesa   (40) Nipple Mountain   (41) O Neal Hill   (42) Oakbrush Hill   (43) Pargin Mountain   (44) Pordonia Point   (45) Quien Sabe Mountain   (46) Sandoval Mesa   (47) Serviceberry Mountain   (48) Sheep Mountain   (49) Sliderock Mountain   (50) Squaretop Mountain   (51) Summit Peak   (52) Tater Mountain   (53) The Ant Hill   (54) Turkey Mountain   (55) V Mountain   (56) Vigil Mesa   (57) Winter Hills  

Tower


(1) Kpag-am Pagosa Springs   (2) Krqs-fm Pagosa Springs  

Trail


(1) Blanco River Trail   (2) Coal Creek Stock Drive   (3) Continental Divide Trail   (4) Devil Mountain Trail   (5) Fish Creek Trail   (6) Fish Lake Trail   (7) Fourmile Stock Trail   (8) Leche Creek Trail   (9) Little Blanco Trail   (10) Martinez Creek Trail   (11) Middle Mountain Trail   (12) Mill Creek Stock Drive   (13) Piedra Stock Trail   (14) Pine-piedra Stock Driveway   (15) Quartz Creek Trail   (16) Quartz Ridge Trail   (17) Rainbow Trail   (18) San Juan Stock Driveway   (19) V Rock Trail  

Tunnel


(1) Blanco Tunnel   (2) Oso Tunnel  

Valley


(1) Abeyta Canyon   (2) Ant Gulch   (3) Archuleta Canyon   (4) Armstrong Canyon   (5) Black Horse Canyon   (6) Blind Gulch   (7) Buckhammer Canyon   (8) Burns Canyon   (9) Ca Ada De La Nutrita   (10) Ca On Diablo   (11) Cabezon Canyon   (12) Captain Beal Gulch   (13) Chub Draw   (14) Coal Mine Canyon   (15) Conejo Canyon   (16) Cooper Canyon   (17) Cornish Gulch   (18) Deadman Canyon   (19) Deep Canyon   (20) Dolores Canyon   (21) Dry Gulch   (22) Dunagan Canyon   (23) Echo Canyon   (24) El Ca On De Pescar   (25) Fawn Gulch   (26) First Box Canyon   (27) First Canyon   (28) Flaugh Canyon   (29) Fosset Gulch   (30) Frijoles Canyon   (31) Frio Canyon   (32) Gallegos Canyon   (33) Garcia Canyon   (34) Gomez Canyon   (35) Halfway Canyon   (36) Hall Canyon   (37) Haskell Rincon   (38) Haw Canyon   (39) Hersch Canyon   (40) Hidden Valley   (41) Horse Gulch   (42) House Canyon   (43) Hurt Canyon   (44) Indian Trail Canyon   (45) Jawbone Canyon   (46) Jeff Minium Canyon   (47) Johnny Canyon   (48) Jungle Canyon   (49) Kearns Canyon   (50) Klondike Draw   (51) Lefthand Canyon   (52) Little Rincon   (53) Log Canyon   (54) Lonetree Canyon   (55) Long Canyon   (56) Madrid Canyon   (57) Martinez Canyon   (58) Nichols Draw   (59) Payan Canyon   (60) Perry Draw   (61) Peterson Gulch   (62) Pine Tree Canyon   (63) Pole Gulch   (64) Polito Canyon   (65) Reservoir Gulch   (66) Rincon Bonito Canyon   (67) Road Canyon   (68) Roush Draw   (69) Salt Canyon   (70) Sandoval Canyon   (71) Second Box Canyon   (72) Sheep Canyon   (73) Sixhorse Canyon   (74) Skull Canyon   (75) Sparks Canyon   (76) Spiler Canyon   (77) Spring Valley   (78) Spruce Canyon   (79) Squaw Canyon   (80) Stevens Draw   (81) Stinking Springs Canyon   (82) Taylor Canyon   (83) Trail Canyon   (84) Trujillo Canyon   (85) Valle Seco   (86) Villareal Canyon   (87) Wagon Gulch   (88) Wainwright Draw   (89) Weisel Canyon   (90) Weminuche Valley   (91) West Kearns Canyon   (92) White Canyon   (93) Willow Draw   (94) Wolcott Canyon  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Archuleta County, Colorado

81147 (pop. 9,412) 81121 (pop. 232) 81128 (pop. 165)
81127 (pop. 57)    


Counties Nearby Archuleta County, Colorado

Mineral County, CO  (pop. 1,077) 35.1 Miles
La Plata County, CO  (pop. 52,539) 37.9 Miles
Hinsdale County, CO  (pop. 554) 42.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Archuleta County, Colorado

970



Elevation in Archuleta County, Colorado is 7,402.0 ft. (2,256.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Archuleta County, Colorado

Lat: 37.215642 N        Long: -107.112531 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 108   (2.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 101   (2.5%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 90   (2.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 165   (4.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 357   (8.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 739   (18.1%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 883   (21.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 518   (12.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 264   (6.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 305   (7.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 131   (3.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 48   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 205   (5.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 175   (4.3%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 2,330

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 1,153

In 3-person carpool : 7

In 4-person carpool : 17

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 24

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 70

Walked : 49

Other means : 3

Worked at home : 224


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 191

5 to 9 minutes : 785

10 to 14 minutes : 734

15 to 19 minutes : 860

20 to 24 minutes : 337

25 to 29 minutes : 55

30 to 34 minutes : 238

35 to 39 minutes : 13

40 to 44 minutes : 6

45 to 59 minutes : 128

60 to 89 minutes : 232

90 or more minutes : 74


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 1,147

No Social Security income : 1,567


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 869

No retirement income : 1,845


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 97

$10,000 to $14,999 : 64

$15,000 to $19,999 : 67

$20,000 to $24,999 : 64

$25,000 to $29,999 : 88

$30,000 to $34,999 : 61

$35,000 to $39,999 : 50

$40,000 to $44,999 : 114

$45,000 to $49,999 : 101

$50,000 to $59,999 : 207

$60,000 to $74,999 : 352

$75,000 to $99,999 : 339

$100,000 to $124,999 : 120

$125,000 to $149,999 : 41

$150,000 to $199,999 : 99

$200,000 or more : 164


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $64,052


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Archuleta County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 571  (22.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 347  (13.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 372  (14.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 23  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 851  (34.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 668  (31.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 452  (21.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 913  (42.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (0.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 35  (1.6%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Archuleta County, Colorado

Employed: 6,187
Unemployed: 266



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Archuleta 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: 6.0%
  • 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: 29.9%
  • Other: 64.1%



Water Usage In Archuleta County, Colorado

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 0.00 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 65.78 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 65.78 Mgal/d





There are 203 Farms In Archuleta County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Archuleta County, Colorado

Citizens Bank Of Pagosa Springs - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $143.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2

Bank Of Colorado - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 38

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Rio Grande Savings And Loan Association - 1 Branches


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

Glacier Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 109

First Southwest Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $244.4k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 7

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Archuleta County, Colorado

  • Stevens Field


    (about 5.3 miles in Pagosa Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: PGO)

  • La Plata County


    (about 35.4 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: DRO)

  • Durango La Plata County


    (about 35.4 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: DRO)

  • Animas Air Park


    (about 41.6 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: AMK)

  • Aztec Municipal


    (about 56.9 miles in Flora Vista, New Mexico; Airport Code: XWH)

  • Telluride Regional


    (about 67.1 miles in Mountain Village, Colorado; Airport Code: TEX)

  • Four Corners Regional


    (about 69.8 miles in Farmington, New Mexico; Airport Code: FMN)

  • San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field


    (about 70.1 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Alamosa Municipal


    (about 70.1 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Cortez Montezuma County


    (about 83.5 miles in Cortez, Colorado; Airport Code: CEZ)

  • Cortez Municipal


    (about 83.6 miles in Cortez, Colorado; Airport Code: CEZ)

  • Baca Grande


    (about 90.1 miles in Moffat, Colorado; Airport Code: BCJ)

  • Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional


    (about 91.6 miles in Gunnison, Colorado; Airport Code: GUC)

  • Taos Regional


    (about 95.1 miles in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico; Airport Code: TSM)

  • Montrose Regional


    (about 98.5 miles in Montrose, Colorado; Airport Code: MTJ)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Archuleta County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

70.62%

Carpooled

15.43%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.11%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.13%

Walked

3.81%

Other Means

1.48%

Worked At Home

8.42%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,787

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 107

Female householder, no husband present : 134

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 641

Householder not living alone : 45


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 17

Male householder and female partner : 21

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 17

All other households : 2,659


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,718

Renter-occupied housing units : 69

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 64

Renter-occupied housing units : 43

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 51

Renter-occupied housing units : 83

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 546

Renter-occupied housing units : 140


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 136

$10,000 to $14,999 : 305

$15,000 to $19,999 : 93

$20,000 to $24,999 : 116

$25,000 to $29,999 : 128

$30,000 to $34,999 : 93

$35,000 to $39,999 : 86

$40,000 to $44,999 : 163

$45,000 to $49,999 : 112

$50,000 to $59,999 : 263

$60,000 to $74,999 : 384

$75,000 to $99,999 : 352

$100,000 to $124,999 : 131

$125,000 to $149,999 : 41

$150,000 to $199,999 : 137

$200,000 or more : 174


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Total : 8,247


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Occupied : 2,714

Vacant : 5,533


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 27

Built 2000 to 2004 : 787

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : 2,153

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,527

Built 1960 to 1969 : 355

Built 1950 to 1959 : 157

Built 1940 to 1949 : 97

Built 1939 or earlier : 244


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 993

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 903

Electricity : 244

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 19

Coal or coke : 4

Wood : 464

Solar energy : 19

Other fuel : 68

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Archuleta County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 46

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 8

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 11

$60,000 to $69,999 : 19

$70,000 to $79,999 : 36

$80,000 to $89,999 : 57

$90,000 to $99,999 : 41

$100,000 to $124,999 : 77

$125,000 to $149,999 : 56

$150,000 to $174,999 : 212

$175,000 to $199,999 : 105

$200,000 to $249,999 : 295

$250,000 to $299,999 : 178

$300,000 to $399,999 : 365

$400,000 to $499,999 : 246

$500,000 to $749,999 : 420

$750,000 to $999,999 : 45

$1,000,000 or more : 105


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Archuleta 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 : 51

Home equity loan only : 227

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 21

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 986

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,094


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $375,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $272,400

Built 1980 to 1989 : $313,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $304,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $169,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $109,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $245,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $228,600


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Archuleta County, Colorado: 67.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Archuleta 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 250 250 $47,577,470
  Two Family 4 8 $685,000
  Three and Four Family 2 7 $774,000
  Five or More Family 1 6 $574,000
  Total

257 271 $49,610,470
2000        
  Single Family 358 358 $71,627,650
  Two Family 1 2 $192,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

359 360 $71,819,650
2001        
  Single Family 271 271 $49,853,074
  Two Family 5 10 $1,104,000
  Three and Four Family 3 11 $2,034,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

279 292 $52,991,074
2002        
  Single Family 347 347 $48,653,061
  Two Family 7 14 $1,286,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 15 $800,000
  Total

355 376 $50,739,061
2003        
  Single Family 217 217 $35,149,000
  Two Family 1 2 $217,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

218 219 $35,366,000
2004        
  Single Family 240 240 $43,974,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

240 240 $43,974,900
2005        
  Single Family 235 235 $46,220,000
  Two Family 1 2 $156,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

236 237 $46,376,000
2006        
  Single Family 286 286 $57,299,167
  Two Family 5 10 $1,367,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 22 $2,238,000
  Total

293 318 $60,904,167


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Archuleta County, CO): $37,901
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Archuleta County): $156,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Archuleta County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 32.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 42.2%
Electricity: 10.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 13.8%
Solar Energy: 0.9%
Other Fuel: 0.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Archuleta County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 20.16%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 40.31%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 39.53%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Archuleta County): $627
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Archuleta County): $784


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



Health Care Centers Close To Archuleta County, Colorado

San Juan Basin Health Dept


     Address: 281 Sawyer Drive, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 2/20/1968

Alpine Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 555 South Camino Del Rio, #a-1, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/1/2004

Mercy Home Health Services


     Address: 1970 E Third Avenue #100, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 5/23/1984

Espanola Hospital Home Health


     Address: 1010 Spruce Street, Espanola, New Mexico 87532
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/30/1997

At Home Healthcare


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

Hospitals Close To Archuleta County, Colorado

Mercy Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1010 Three Springs Blvd, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

"animas Surgical Hospital, Llc"


     Address: 575 Rivergate Lane, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Espanola Hospital


     Address: 1010 Spruce Street, Espanola, New Mexico 87532
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center


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

San Juan Regional Medical Center Inc


     Address: 801 West Maple Street, Farmington, New Mexico 87401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Nursing Homes Close To Archuleta County, Colorado

Pine Ridge Extended Care Center


     Address: 119 Bastille Drive, Pagosa Springs, Colorado 81147
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 41
     Percent Occupied: 60%

Four Corners Health Care Center


     Address: 2911 Junction Creek Road, Durango, Colorado 81301
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 104
     Percent Occupied: 66%

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%

Colorado State Veterans Center-homelake


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Archuleta County, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 379 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Archuleta County, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 1,625
    Disabled Workers: 245
    Widowers Workers: 145
    Spouses Workers: 150
    Children Workers: 145


(updated 2007)



Archuleta County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 36.67%
  • Bush & Cheney 61.67%
  • Other 1.66%



(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 Archuleta County, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Archuleta County, CO

12.47 % of Archuleta County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $55,622

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • La Plata County , CO 1.18 % ($39,702 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , CO 0.38 % ($56,933 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.33 % ($123,769 AGI )
  • Los Angeles County , CA 0.30 % ($86,500 AGI )
  • Orange County , CA 0.28 % ($41,455 AGI )
  • San Diego County , CA 0.28 % ($55,636 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.28 % ($35,636 AGI )
  • San Juan County , NM 0.28 % ($25,727 AGI )
  • Eagle County , CO 0.25 % ($53,400 AGI )

Relocation away from Archuleta County, CO

9.61 % of Archuleta 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 $45,046

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • La Plata County , CO 0.73 % ($55,286 AGI )
  • San Juan County , NM 0.39 % ($29,400 AGI )
  • Maricopa County , AZ 0.36 % ($39,214 AGI )
  • Jefferson County , CO 0.31 % ($15,750 AGI )
  • El Paso County , CO 0.26 % ($27,200 AGI )
  • Larimer County , CO 0.26 % ($48,900 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 Archuleta County, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Archuleta County, Colorado


On 04/25/1999, a tornado touched down 5.12 miles from the center of Archuleta County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Archuleta County, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Dry Microburst        
04/02/1999, 11:30 am 0 0 $1K --
05/05/1997, 02:15 pm 0 1 -- --
         
Flooding        
04/15/2005, 07:00 am 0 0 $20K --
07/07/1998, 07:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
         
Hail        
09/28/2005, 11:40 pm 0 0 $1K --
         
Lightning        
07/15/2001, 03:00 pm 0 1 -- --
09/08/2000, 03:30 pm 0 0 $50K --
07/07/2000, 12:45 pm 0 1 -- --
06/26/2000, 10:00 pm 0 0 $40K --
04/25/1999, 02:40 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/28/1998, 02:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/24/1998, 01:30 pm 0 0 $12K --
04/07/1998, 01:10 pm 0 0 $40K --
04/07/1998, 01:00 pm 0 1 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/14/2006, 04:20 pm 0 0 $15K --
04/05/2006, 11:03 am 0 0 $8K --
07/11/2003, 03:00 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/31/2001, 02:00 pm 0 0 $15K --
04/29/1999, 09:40 pm 0 0 $1M --
04/28/1997, 12:00 pm 1 1 $5K --
05/31/1994, 03:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
         



Tornados In Archuleta County, Colorado

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1999-04-25 -- -- -- 0 0 $1K --
  1997-06-07 1 30 1 0 0 $10K --





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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 Archuleta County, Colorado directly or research local government web sites.

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 Archuleta County, Colorado


  • Archuleta County Jail


    449 San Juan Street, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
    Confined: 33
    Avg. Population: 32


(updated 2006)



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