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Demographics Analysis

The people of Costilla 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
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 88

5 to 9 years : 109

10 to 14 years : 80

15 to 17 years : 93

18 and 19 years : 56

20 years : 10

21 years : 11

22 to 24 years : 26

25 to 29 years : 56

30 to 34 years : 50

35 to 39 years : 66

40 to 44 years : 81

45 to 49 years : 160

50 to 54 years : 117

55 to 59 years : 144

60 and 61 years : 105

62 to 64 years : 67

65 and 66 years : 63

67 to 69 years : 53

70 to 74 years : 91

75 to 79 years : 43

80 to 84 years : 56

85 years and over : 13

Female:

Under 5 years : 96

5 to 9 years : 34

10 to 14 years : 97

15 to 17 years : 81

18 and 19 years : 63

20 years : 28

21 years : 11

22 to 24 years : 21

25 to 29 years : 52

30 to 34 years : 88

35 to 39 years : 65

40 to 44 years : 61

45 to 49 years : 132

50 to 54 years : 144

55 to 59 years : 134

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 131

65 and 66 years : 38

67 to 69 years : 61

70 to 74 years : 103

75 to 79 years : 52

80 to 84 years : 67

85 years and over : 56


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,997

Multiple ancestry : 895

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 38

Ancestry not reported : 352


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,945

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 37

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 10

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 48

Not a U.S. citizen : 242


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 184

5 to 17 years : 494

18 to 24 years : 226

25 to 34 years : 246

35 to 44 years : 273

45 to 54 years : 553

55 to 59 years : 278

60 and 61 years : 134

62 to 64 years : 198

65 to 74 years : 409

75 years and over : 287

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 174

5 to 17 years : 414

18 to 24 years : 143

25 to 34 years : 140

35 to 44 years : 164

45 to 54 years : 261

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 68

62 to 64 years : 123

65 to 74 years : 248

75 years and over : 146

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 17 years : 53

18 to 24 years : 43

25 to 34 years : 62

35 to 44 years : 62

45 to 54 years : 166

55 to 59 years : 181

60 and 61 years : 56

62 to 64 years : 75

65 to 74 years : 147

75 years and over : 127

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 : 21

45 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 3

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 27

18 to 24 years : 40

25 to 34 years : 44

35 to 44 years : 26

45 to 54 years : 103

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 14

75 years and over : 11


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 964

Female : 999

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 469

Female : 513

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 44

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 161

Female : 129


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 1,495

Born in other state in the United States : 774

Native: born outside the United States : 16

Foreign born : 237


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 466

Now married, except separated : 748

Divorced : 121

Separated : 12

Widowed : 188

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 181

Now married, except separated : 499

Divorced : 134

Separated : 9

Widowed : 101

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 21

Now married, except separated : 26

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 75

Now married, except separated : 187

Divorced : 5

Separated : 3

Widowed : 2


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,442

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1,293

Speak English less than "very well" : 341

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Costilla County, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 2,176   (66.8%)
  • German: 216   (6.6%)
  • United States Or American: 211   (6.5%)
  • Irish: 158   (4.9%)
  • English: 138   (4.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 62   (1.9%)
  • Dutch: 38   (1.2%)
  • Scottish: 29   (0.9%)
  • Swedish: 28   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 25   (0.8%)
  • European: 21   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 18   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 18   (0.6%)
  • Polish: 17   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 16   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 15   (0.5%)
  • British: 9   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 7   (0.2%)
  • Austrian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Slavic: 6   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 4   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Basque: 3   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.1%)
  • New Zealander: 2   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.1%)
  • German Russian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 2   (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 2   (0.1%)
  • Portuguese: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Costilla County, Colorado is 3,282



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Costilla County, Colorado: 1,638
Female Population in Costilla County, Colorado: 1,644


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Costilla County, Colorado: 48.0
Median Female Resident Age in Costilla County, Colorado: 48.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Costilla County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

51.6

Male

50.8

Female

52.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

27.0

Male

26.7

Female

43.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

46.0

Male

45.7

Female

47.0

Asian


Both sexes

60.3

Male

60.3

Female

59.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

15.5

Male

15.5

Female

13.5

Other


Both sexes

41.9

Male

42.1

Female

41.6

Two or More Races


Both sexes

37.8

Male

28.2

Female

44.0

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.4

Male

43.0

Female

43.7

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

55.4

Male

55.9

Female

55.2


(updated 2010)



Races in Costilla County, Colorado


  • White: 2,522
  • African American: 12
  • American Indian: 33
  • Asian: 37
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 378
  • Two or More Races: 300



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 46   (3.74%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 11   (0.89%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 50   (4.06%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 81   (6.58%)
  • 9th Grade: 31   (2.52%)
  • 10th Grade: 39   (3.17%)
  • 11th Grade: 48   (3.9%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 53   (4.31%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 333   (27.05%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 96   (7.8%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 220   (17.87%)
  • Associate Degree: 56   (4.55%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 116   (9.42%)
  • Master's Degree: 35   (2.84%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (0.73%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.57%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 49   (3.84%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 28   (2.2%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 39   (3.06%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 77   (6.04%)
  • 9th Grade: 35   (2.75%)
  • 10th Grade: 67   (5.25%)
  • 11th Grade: 53   (4.16%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 91   (7.14%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 352   (27.61%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 113   (8.86%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 167   (13.1%)
  • Associate Degree: 51   (4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 108   (8.47%)
  • Master's Degree: 34   (2.67%)
  • Professional School Degree: 11   (0.86%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Costilla County, Colorado

  • Sierra Grande R-30


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: 17523 Highway 160, Blanca, CO 81123, Phone: (719) 379-3259, Students: 297 )

  • Centennial R-1


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 350, San Luis, CO 81152, Phone: (719) 672-3322, Students: 253 )

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

  • Sierra Grande Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: 17523 East Highway 160, Blanca, CO 81123, Phone: (719) 379-3257, Students: 161 )

  • Centennial Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Box 350, San Luis, CO 81152, Phone: (719) 672-3322, Students: 106 )

  • Sierra Grande Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 17523 East Highway 160, Blanca, CO 81123, Phone: (719) 379-3257, Students: 44 )

  • Centennial Junior High School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: P O Box 350, San Luis, CO 81152, Phone: (719) 672-3322, Students: 40 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Costilla County, Colorado

  • Centennial High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 350, San Luis, CO 81152, Phone: (719) 672-3322, Students: 107 )

  • Sierra Grande Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 17523 East Highway 160, Blanca, CO 81123, Phone: (719) 379-3257, Students: 92 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Costilla County, Colorado

  • Ccpl - Blanca/fort Garland Library


    17591 E Highway 160, Blanca, CO 81123

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Costilla County, Colorado

  • Ccpl - Costilla County Public Library


    418 Gasper Street, San Luis, CO 81152

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Costilla County, Colorado


  • Friends Of The Fort Garland Museum


    Po Box 368, Fort Garland, CO 81133

  • San Luis Museum


    Po Box 657, San Luis, CO 81152

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Costilla County, Colorado


Airport


(1) Blanca Airport   (2) Escheman Landing Strips Historical   (3) Las Arenas Earth And Sky Observatory Airport   (4) Melby Ranch Airstrip   (5) San Luis Airport Historical   (6) Skinkle Landing Strip Historical   (7) Trinchera Ranch Airstrip  

Basin


(1) Beccerro Basin   (2) Blanca Basin  

Bridge


(1) Old State Bridge  

Building


(1) Blanca Police Department   (2) Blanca Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Costilla County Fire Protection District   (4) Costilla County Fire Protection District Fort Garland Fire Department   (5) Costilla County Fire Protection District San Luis Fire Department   (6) Costilla County Sheriff S Office   (7) Costilla Emergency Medical Services   (8) Wild Horse Mesa Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Alamos Altos Ditch   (2) Cerritos Canal   (3) Cerro Ditch Number 1   (4) Cerro Ditch Number 2   (5) Chalifa Ditch   (6) Eastdale Branch Cerro Canal   (7) Eastdale Canal Number 2   (8) Eastdale Culebra Canal   (9) Feedline Canal   (10) Garland Ditch   (11) Guadalupe Sanchez Ditch   (12) Highline Canal   (13) Indian Creek Ditch   (14) Jaroso Ditch   (15) Mesa Ditch   (16) Newton Ditch   (17) North East Island Ditch   (18) Rattlesnake Diversion   (19) Reservoir Ditch   (20) San Acacio Stock Ditch Number 1   (21) San Acacio Stock Ditch Number 2   (22) San Francisco Ditch   (23) San Luis Peoples Ditch   (24) San Pedro Ditch Number 1   (25) San Pedro Ditch Number 2   (26) Sanchez Canal   (27) Sangre De Cristo Ditch   (28) Sangre De Cristo Ditch Number 3   (29) Sangre De Cristo-trinchera Diversion Canal   (30) Torcido Ditch   (31) Trinchera Canal  

Cemetery


(1) Brennaman Cemetery   (2) Chama Cemetery   (3) Fort Garland Cemetery   (4) Jaroso Cemetery   (5) Mac Mullan Cemetery   (6) Myer Cemetery   (7) Old Town Cemetery   (8) San Pedro Cemetery  

Census


(1) Fort Garland Census Designated Place   (2) San Acacio Census Designated Place  

Church


(1) Ca On Church   (2) Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter - Day Saints   (3) Kingdom Hall Of Jehovah S Witnesses   (4) Sangre De Cristo Catholic Church   (5) Stations Of The Cross   (6) Valley Gospel Center  

Civil


(1) Blanca Division   (2) Costilla County   (3) San Luis Division   (4) Sangre De Cristo Grant   (5) Town Of Blanca   (6) Town Of San Luis  

Dam


(1) Eastdale Number 1 Dam   (2) Eastdale Number 2 Dam   (3) Forbes Park Dam   (4) Mesito Dam   (5) Mountain Home Dam   (6) Salazar Number 1 Dam   (7) Salazar Number 2 Dam   (8) Sanchez Dam   (9) Sanchez Stabilizing Dam   (10) Smith Dam  

Flat


(1) Big Meadow   (2) Burro Park   (3) Devils Park   (4) Elk Park   (5) Indian Park   (6) Mccarty Park   (7) Mcdowell Park  

Gap


(1) Pass Creek Pass   (2) Whiskey Pass  

Hospital


(1) San Luis Health Center  

Lake


(1) Carneros Lake   (2) Glacier Lakes   (3) Leandro Lake   (4) Winchell Lakes  

Locale


(1) Arrowhead Ranch   (2) Mallet Vega Camp   (3) Mccarty Cow Camp   (4) Mcclintock   (5) Mortimer   (6) Red Gate Corral   (7) Sierra   (8) Sky Valley Ranch   (9) Taylor Ranch   (10) Trinchera Ranch  

Mine


(1) Copper King Mine   (2) East Blackmore Tract Mine   (3) El Plomo Mine   (4) Jake And Hank Mine   (5) Lone Star Of The West Mine   (6) Midnight Mine   (7) Mineral Ridge Mine   (8) Monte Cristo Mine   (9) Paul H Mine   (10) Plomo Mine   (11) San Luis Project Mine   (12) Star Of The West Group Mine  

Populated Place


(1) Blanca   (2) Chama   (3) Eastdale   (4) Fort Garland   (5) Garcia   (6) Garland City Historical   (7) Jaroso   (8) La Valley   (9) La Veta Pass   (10) Los Fuertes   (11) Mesita   (12) Russell   (13) San Acacio   (14) San Luis   (15) San Pablo   (16) San Pedro   (17) Viejo San Acacio  

Post Office


(1) Blanca Post Office   (2) Fort Garland Post Office   (3) San Luis Post Office  

Range


(1) Basaltic Hills   (2) Culebra Range   (3) Sangre De Cristo Mountains  

Reservoir


(1) Anderson Reservoir   (2) Eastdale Reservoir Number 1   (3) Eastdale Reservoir Number 2   (4) Forbes Park Lake   (5) Garcia Tank   (6) Mesito Reservoir   (7) Mountain Home Reservoir   (8) Salazar Number 1 Reservoir   (9) Salazar Number 2 Reservoir   (10) Salzar Reservoir   (11) Sanchez Reservoir   (12) Sanchez Stabilizing Reservoir   (13) Smith Reservoir   (14) Stabilization Reservoir   (15) Tobin Creek Dam   (16) Willow Creek Reservoir  

Ridge


(1) Cuchilla Alta   (2) Sierra Blanca  

School


(1) Centennial Schools   (2) San Luis High School Historical   (3) Sierra Grande School  

Spring


(1) Cat Spring  

Stream


(1) Alamosito Creek   (2) Barbara Creek   (3) Bear Creek   (4) Bernardino Creek   (5) Blanca Creek   (6) Carneros Creek   (7) Cascade Creek   (8) Cottonwood Creek   (9) Cuates Creek   (10) Cuchilla Alta Creek   (11) Deep Creek   (12) Dutch Creek   (13) East Bear Creek   (14) East Fork Costilla Creek   (15) East Fork Ute Creek   (16) El Fragoso Creek   (17) El Pedregoso Creek   (18) El Perdido Creek   (19) El Poso Creek   (20) El Rito De Aban   (21) El Valle Creek   (22) Grayback Creek   (23) Ikes Creek   (24) Jarocito Creek   (25) Jaroso Creek   (26) Little Ute Creek   (27) Malo Vega Creek   (28) Middle Fork Placer Creek   (29) Mill Creek   (30) Missouri Creek   (31) North Fork Trinchera Creek   (32) North Fork West Indian Creek   (33) North Vallejos Creek   (34) Ojito Creek   (35) Placer Creek   (36) Punche Arroyo   (37) Rito Agua Azul   (38) Rito Seco   (39) San Francisco Creek   (40) Sangre De Cristo Creek   (41) South Fork Cascade Creek   (42) South Fork Placer Creek   (43) South Fork West Indian Creek   (44) Strawberry Creek   (45) Tobin Creek   (46) Torcido Creek   (47) Ute Creek   (48) Vallejos Creek   (49) Vega Creek   (50) Ventero Creek   (51) Wagon Creek   (52) West Fork Costilla Creek   (53) West Indian Creek   (54) Willow Creek  

Summit


(1) Buck Mountain   (2) Cat Mountain   (3) Culebra Peak   (4) Hamilton Peak   (5) Harrison Peak   (6) Iron Nipple   (7) Lomo Liso Mountain   (8) Lone Rock Hill   (9) Mesita Hill   (10) Miranda Peak   (11) Mount Lindsey   (12) Napoleon Peak   (13) Ojito Peak   (14) Purgatoire Peak   (15) Red Mountain   (16) San Pedro Mesa   (17) Slide Mountain   (18) State Line Peak   (19) Teddys Peak   (20) Trinchera Peak   (21) Vermejo Peak   (22) Wagon Mesa  

Trail


(1) Strawberry Trail   (2) Ute Trail  

Valley


(1) American Gulch   (2) Apache Canyon   (3) Arlen Gulch   (4) Baker Canyon   (5) Banana Canyon   (6) Black Canyon   (7) Blind Canyon   (8) Bronco Dan Gulch   (9) Buckskin Gulch   (10) Canova Canyon   (11) Chimney Canyon   (12) Cottonwood Gulch   (13) Coyote Canyon   (14) Death Valley   (15) Deep Canyon   (16) El Puertesito   (17) Flume Gulch   (18) Fox Canyon   (19) Gomer Gulch   (20) Jarioso Canyon   (21) Kennedy Gulch   (22) Mexican Canyon   (23) Palmer Gulch   (24) Punche Valley   (25) Sawmill Canyon   (26) Sawmill Gulch   (27) Spanish Gulch   (28) Spring Gulch   (29) Squirrel Canyon   (30) Stearns Gulch   (31) Strawberry Gulch   (32) Toll Canyon  

Well


(1) Craven Well   (2) Sharbert Well  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Costilla County, Colorado

81152 (pop. 1,309) 81123 (pop. 826) 81133 (pop. 806)
81153 (pop. 381) 81126 (pop. 150)  


Counties Nearby Costilla County, Colorado

Alamosa County, CO  (pop. 15,353) 22.5 Miles
Conejos County, CO  (pop. 8,021) 31.9 Miles
Huerfano County, CO  (pop. 7,713) 36.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Costilla County, Colorado

719



Elevation in Costilla County, Colorado is 7,838.0 ft. (2,389.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Costilla County, Colorado

Lat: 37.288723 N        Long: -105.501779 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 41   (3.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 7   (0.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 21   (2.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 94   (8.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 135   (12.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 200   (18.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 249   (23.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 162   (15.2%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 19   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 71   (6.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 12   (1.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 23   (2.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 28   (2.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 747

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 126

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 10

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 3

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 8

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 44

Other means : 48

Worked at home : 108


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 186

5 to 9 minutes : 210

10 to 14 minutes : 105

15 to 19 minutes : 119

20 to 24 minutes : 55

25 to 29 minutes : 12

30 to 34 minutes : 146

35 to 39 minutes : 9

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 48

60 to 89 minutes : 76

90 or more minutes : 20


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 696

No Social Security income : 610


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 329

No retirement income : 977


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 42

$10,000 to $14,999 : 48

$15,000 to $19,999 : 100

$20,000 to $24,999 : 55

$25,000 to $29,999 : 71

$30,000 to $34,999 : 50

$35,000 to $39,999 : 34

$40,000 to $44,999 : 69

$45,000 to $49,999 : 16

$50,000 to $59,999 : 116

$60,000 to $74,999 : 55

$75,000 to $99,999 : 50

$100,000 to $124,999 : 26

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $37,206


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Costilla County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 137  (21.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 72  (11.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 80  (12.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 59  (9.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 181  (28.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 126  (25.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 148  (29.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 171  (34.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (2.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Costilla County, Colorado

Employed: 1,210
Unemployed: 114



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Costilla 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: 0.0%
  • 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: 0.0%
  • Other: 100%



Water Usage In Costilla County, Colorado

Ground Water

 
Fresh 50.67 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 50.67 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 49.65 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 49.65 Mgal/d





There are 208 Farms In Costilla County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Costilla County, Colorado

Nbh Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Costilla County, Colorado

  • San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field


    (about 22.4 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Alamosa Municipal


    (about 22.5 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Baca Grande


    (about 49.0 miles in Moffat, Colorado; Airport Code: BCJ)

  • Taos Regional


    (about 58.1 miles in Arroyo Seco, New Mexico; Airport Code: TSM)

  • Angel Fire


    (about 61.1 miles in Angel Fire, New Mexico; Airport Code: AXX)

  • Las Animas County


    (about 63.9 miles in Hoehne, Colorado; Airport Code: TAD)

  • Raton Municipal/Crews Field


    (about 66.8 miles in Raton, New Mexico; Airport Code: RTN)

  • Crews Field


    (about 66.9 miles in Raton, New Mexico; Airport Code: RTN)

  • Fremont County


    (about 81.8 miles in Florence, Colorado; Airport Code: CNE)

  • Stevens Field


    (about 85.4 miles in Pagosa Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: PGO)

  • Pueblo Memorial


    (about 88.5 miles in Pueblo, Colorado; Airport Code: PUB)

  • Harriet Alexander Field


    (about 91.3 miles in Salida, Colorado; Airport Code: SLT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Costilla County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

71.48%

Carpooled

18.12%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.18%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.45%

Walked

3.68%

Other Means

1.52%

Worked At Home

4.57%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 641

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 32

Female householder, no husband present : 89

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 517

Householder not living alone : 27


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 12

All other households : 1,280


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 579

Renter-occupied housing units : 62

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 22

Renter-occupied housing units : 10

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 54

Renter-occupied housing units : 35

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 319

Renter-occupied housing units : 225


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 252

$10,000 to $14,999 : 206

$15,000 to $19,999 : 150

$20,000 to $24,999 : 74

$25,000 to $29,999 : 87

$30,000 to $34,999 : 78

$35,000 to $39,999 : 38

$40,000 to $44,999 : 77

$45,000 to $49,999 : 22

$50,000 to $59,999 : 121

$60,000 to $74,999 : 75

$75,000 to $99,999 : 50

$100,000 to $124,999 : 46

$125,000 to $149,999 : 19

$150,000 to $199,999 : 5

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Total : 2,319


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Occupied : 1,306

Vacant : 1,013


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 67

Built 1990 to 1999 : 379

Built 1980 to 1989 : 328

Built 1970 to 1979 : 483

Built 1960 to 1969 : 157

Built 1950 to 1959 : 152

Built 1940 to 1949 : 136

Built 1939 or earlier : 617


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 100

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 668

Electricity : 173

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 74

Coal or coke : 11

Wood : 212

Solar energy : 13

Other fuel : 55

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Costilla County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 18

$15,000 to $19,999 : 6

$20,000 to $24,999 : 15

$25,000 to $29,999 : 3

$30,000 to $34,999 : 11

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $49,999 : 55

$50,000 to $59,999 : 88

$60,000 to $69,999 : 33

$70,000 to $79,999 : 122

$80,000 to $89,999 : 83

$90,000 to $99,999 : 23

$100,000 to $124,999 : 110

$125,000 to $149,999 : 43

$150,000 to $174,999 : 148

$175,000 to $199,999 : 25

$200,000 to $249,999 : 47

$250,000 to $299,999 : 68

$300,000 to $399,999 : 23

$400,000 to $499,999 : 17

$500,000 to $749,999 : 12

$750,000 to $999,999 : 7

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Costilla 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 : 20

Home equity loan only : 16

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 308

Housing units without a mortgage : 630


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $821,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $117,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $100,900

Built 1970 to 1979 : $144,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $68,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $74,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $76,900

Built 1939 or earlier : $95,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Costilla County, Colorado: 63.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Costilla County, Colorado

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

    Buildings Units Cost
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 26 26 $4,243,166
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 26 $4,243,166
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Costilla County, CO): $19,531
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Costilla County): $56,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Costilla County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 1.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 61.2%
Electricity: 8.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.5%
Wood: 22.8%
Solar Energy: 0.6%
Other Fuel: 2.9%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)









Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Costilla County): $316
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Costilla County): $584


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



Health Care Centers Close To Costilla 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

Victory Home Health Colorado


     Address: 416 State Street #62, Trinidad, Colorado 81082
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/27/2006

Hospitals Close To Costilla 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

Mt San Rafael Hospital


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

Miners' Colfax Medical Center


     Address: 200 Hospital Drive, Raton, New Mexico 87740
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Nursing Homes Close To Costilla 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%

Walsenburg Care Center


     Address: 135 West 7th Street, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 39
     Percent Occupied: 93%

Juniper Village At Monte Vista


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



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Costilla County, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 452 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Costilla County, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 955
    Disabled Workers: 305
    Widowers Workers: 150
    Spouses Workers: 120
    Children Workers: 170


(updated 2007)



Costilla County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 66.48%
  • Bush & Cheney 32.16%
  • Other 1.36%



(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 Costilla County, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Costilla County, CO

8.94 % of Costilla County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $26,798

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

Relocation away from Costilla County, CO

8.66 % of Costilla 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 $27,686

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Alamosa County , CO 2.01 % ($21,350 AGI )
  • Pueblo County , CO 1.01 % ($31,400 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 Costilla County, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Costilla County, Colorado


On 06/30/1995, a tornado touched down 4.35 miles from the center of Costilla County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/15/1994, a tornado touched down 10.4 miles from the center of Costilla County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 07/31/1955, a tornado touched down 10.53 miles from the center of Costilla County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 3 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 05/05/1980, a tornado touched down 11.1 miles from the center of Costilla County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/26/2006, a tornado touched down 14.75 miles from the center of Costilla County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Costilla County, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
05/22/2005, 02:46 pm 0 0 $50K --
         
Hail        
08/07/1996, 03:00 pm 0 0 $450K $250K
06/30/1995, 02:50 pm 0 0 $5K --
         
Lightning        
07/15/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
         



Tornados In Costilla County, Colorado

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  2006-06-26 3 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  2006-06-26 2 100 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-04-17 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2005-04-15 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2004-07-15 1 75 -- 0 0 -- --
  2003-08-10 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  2000-06-05 -- 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1997-08-05 1 50 -- 0 0 -- --
  1995-06-30 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1994-07-15 -- 10 -- 0 0 -- --
  1983-06-22 2 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1980-05-05 2 27 1 0 0 -- --
  1974-03-23 -- 20 -- 0 0 -- --
  1958-07-18 1 33 -- 0 0 -- --
  1956-06-24 -- 33 1 0 0 -- --
  1955-07-31 1 100 3 0 0 $3K --
  1955-07-10 -- 33 2 0 0 $3K --
  1913-01-01 -- 10 1 0 0 $11K --





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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 Costilla 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 Costilla County, Colorado


  • Costilla County Jail


    Main And Gasper Streets, San Luis, CO 81152
    Confined: 11

  • Costilla County Jail


    Main And Gasper Streets, San Luis, CO 81152
    Confined: 11


(updated 2006)



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