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Demographics Analysis

The people of Dolores 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
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 55

5 to 9 years : 102

10 to 14 years : 76

15 to 17 years : 6

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 7

25 to 29 years : 40

30 to 34 years : 95

35 to 39 years : 69

40 to 44 years : 31

45 to 49 years : 59

50 to 54 years : 85

55 to 59 years : 137

60 and 61 years : 9

62 to 64 years : 22

65 and 66 years : 19

67 to 69 years : 29

70 to 74 years : 11

75 to 79 years : 33

80 to 84 years : 40

85 years and over : 9

Female:

Under 5 years : 18

5 to 9 years : 32

10 to 14 years : 68

15 to 17 years : 6

18 and 19 years : 55

20 years : 5

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 33

25 to 29 years : 36

30 to 34 years : 70

35 to 39 years : 42

40 to 44 years : 70

45 to 49 years : 54

50 to 54 years : 48

55 to 59 years : 86

60 and 61 years : 7

62 to 64 years : 37

65 and 66 years : 19

67 to 69 years : 5

70 to 74 years : 40

75 to 79 years : 23

80 to 84 years : 20

85 years and over : 60


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,026

Multiple ancestry : 659

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 86


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,737

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 30

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 73

5 to 17 years : 290

18 to 24 years : 103

25 to 34 years : 241

35 to 44 years : 212

45 to 54 years : 246

55 to 59 years : 223

60 and 61 years : 16

62 to 64 years : 59

65 to 74 years : 123

75 years and over : 185

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 52

5 to 17 years : 215

18 to 24 years : 92

25 to 34 years : 74

35 to 44 years : 109

45 to 54 years : 143

55 to 59 years : 128

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 41

65 to 74 years : 48

75 years and over : 67

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 17

5 to 17 years : 75

18 to 24 years : 11

25 to 34 years : 137

35 to 44 years : 103

45 to 54 years : 103

55 to 59 years : 95

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 18

65 to 74 years : 75

75 years and over : 118

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 26

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 4

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 570

Female : 402

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 363

Female : 402

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 4

Female : 26

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 4


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 919

Born in other state in the United States : 734

Native: born outside the United States : 26

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 150

Now married, except separated : 391

Divorced : 80

Separated : 50

Widowed : 41

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 61

Now married, except separated : 397

Divorced : 25

Separated : 83

Widowed : 112

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 26

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 4

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 1,633

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 4

Navajo:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 13


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Dolores County, Colorado

  • German: 327   (18.9%)
  • English: 267   (15.5%)
  • Other Groups: 260   (15.0%)
  • Irish: 230   (13.3%)
  • United States Or American: 178   (10.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 57   (3.3%)
  • Swedish: 53   (3.1%)
  • Norwegian: 44   (2.5%)
  • Italian: 43   (2.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 35   (2.0%)
  • Dutch: 34   (2.0%)
  • Czech: 32   (1.9%)
  • European: 24   (1.4%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 22   (1.3%)
  • Polish: 21   (1.2%)
  • Scottish: 20   (1.2%)
  • Welsh: 19   (1.1%)
  • Russian: 11   (0.6%)
  • Swiss: 7   (0.4%)
  • Croatian: 6   (0.3%)
  • British: 6   (0.3%)
  • Scandinavian: 6   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 6   (0.3%)
  • Greek: 5   (0.3%)
  • Slovene: 5   (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 4   (0.2%)
  • Brazilian: 2   (0.1%)
  • Turkish: 2   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Dolores County, Colorado is 1,771



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Dolores County, Colorado: 937
Female Population in Dolores County, Colorado: 834


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Dolores County, Colorado: 42.2
Median Female Resident Age in Dolores County, Colorado: 44.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Dolores County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

45.7

Male

46.1

Female

45.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

39.0

Male

39.0

Female

53.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

33.5

Male

33.8

Female

32.8

Asian


Both sexes

40.0

Male

0.0

Female

40.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

62.0

Male

61.5

Female

62.5

Other


Both sexes

35.0

Male

38.5

Female

27.8

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.0

Male

8.8

Female

14.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.3

Male

27.5

Female

27.2

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

46.1

Male

46.5

Female

45.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Dolores County, Colorado


  • White: 1,679
  • African American: 0
  • American Indian: 64
  • Asian: 4
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 14
  • Two or More Races: 10



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 17   (2.53%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 40   (5.94%)
  • 9th Grade: 22   (3.27%)
  • 10th Grade: 17   (2.53%)
  • 11th Grade: 27   (4.01%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 39   (5.79%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 224   (33.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 59   (8.77%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 100   (14.86%)
  • Associate Degree: 42   (6.24%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 60   (8.92%)
  • Master's Degree: 15   (2.23%)
  • Professional School Degree: 6   (0.89%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.74%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 2   (0.31%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 3   (0.46%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 32   (4.92%)
  • 9th Grade: 21   (3.23%)
  • 10th Grade: 34   (5.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 45   (6.92%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 18   (2.77%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 216   (33.23%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 72   (11.08%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 87   (13.38%)
  • Associate Degree: 27   (4.15%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 73   (11.23%)
  • Master's Degree: 17   (2.62%)
  • Professional School Degree: 3   (0.46%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Dolores County, Colorado

  • Dolores County Re No.2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Drawer 459, Dove Creek, CO 81324, Phone: (970) 677-2522, Students: 290 )

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

  • Seventh Street Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: P O Drawer 459, Dove Creek, CO 81324, Phone: (970) 677-2296, Students: 136 )

  • Rico Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: P O Box 250, Rico, CO 81332, Phone: (970) 967-3450, Students: 7 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Dolores County, Colorado

  • Dove Creek High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: P.o. Drawer 459, Dove Creek, CO 81324, Phone: (970) 677-2237, Students: 147 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Dolores County, Colorado

  • Childrens/elementary School Branch


    720 Main, Dove Creek, CO 81324

  • Rico Public Library


    2 North Commercial Street, Rico, CO 81332

(updated 2012)

Public Libraries (Central) In Dolores County, Colorado

  • Dcspl-adult/high School Branch


    525 North Main, Dove Creek, CO 81324

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Dolores County, Colorado


  • Rico Historical Society


    Po Box 281, Rico, CO 81332

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Dolores County, Colorado


Airport


(1) Dove Creek Airport   (2) Rico Heliport  

Basin


(1) Boggy Basin   (2) Devils Chair   (3) Hells Hole   (4) Preachers Hole   (5) The Blowout   (6) Tin Can Basin  

Bridge


(1) Burro Bridge   (2) Montelores Bridge  

Building


(1) Dolores County Sheriff S Office   (2) Dove Creek Fire Department   (3) Dove Creek Pumping Station   (4) Dove Creek Volunteer Ambulance Service   (5) Egnar - Slick Rock Fire Department   (6) Rico Community Center   (7) Rico Fire Department   (8) Rico Public Library   (9) Rico Town Hall   (10) Rico Volunteer Fire Department  

Canal


(1) Beaver Creek Ditch   (2) Little Fish Creek Ditch  

Cape


(1) Mountain Sheep Point  

Cemetery


(1) Nash Cemetery   (2) Peel Cemetery   (3) Rico Cemetery  

Church


(1) Cahone Church   (2) First Baptist Church Of Rico   (3) Rico Community Church  

Civil


(1) Dolores County   (2) Dove Creek Division   (3) Rico Division   (4) Town Of Dove Creek   (5) Town Of Rico  

Cliff


(1) Cape Of Good Hope   (2) Devil Point   (3) Glade Point   (4) Lavender Point   (5) Pease Point   (6) The Rincon  

Dam


(1) Belmear Lake Dam   (2) Dove Creek And 1 Dam   (3) Ducks Nest Dam   (4) Dunham Dam   (5) Garner Dam   (6) Groundhog Dam   (7) Lily Lands Dam   (8) Morrison Dam  

Falls


(1) Eagle Falls  

Flat


(1) Alkali Flat   (2) Bemis Flats   (3) Derby Flats   (4) Echo Park   (5) Geyser Park   (6) Hermosa Park   (7) Hugh Ray Flats   (8) Long Park   (9) The Meadows   (10) The Vega  

Gap


(1) Bolam Pass  

Lake


(1) Arrowhead Lake   (2) Bull Lake   (3) Clyde Lake   (4) Dry Lake   (5) Dutchman Lake   (6) Galloway Lake   (7) Glade Lake   (8) Jensen Lake   (9) Long Park Lake   (10) Mud Lake   (11) Nipple Lake   (12) Relay Retaining Pond   (13) Spencer Lake  

Locale


(1) Beaver Creek Massacre   (2) Burns Historical   (3) Burro Bridge Campground   (4) Calico Trailhead   (5) Cayton Campground   (6) Circle K Ranch   (7) Coke Oven   (8) Cottonwood Guard Station   (9) Cresto Ranch   (10) Davis Sheep Camp   (11) Dolores Canyon Overlook Picnic Area   (12) Dove Creek Pumping Station   (13) Dunton Guard Station   (14) Fort Narraguinnep Historical Site   (15) Glade Guard Station   (16) Harris Ranch   (17) Jensens Cow Camp   (18) King Ranch   (19) King S Ranch Historical   (20) Miller Ranch   (21) Montelores Historical   (22) Morgan Camp   (23) Navajo Lake Trailhead   (24) Priest Gulch Campground   (25) Purgatory Ski Area   (26) Rico Ball Park   (27) Rico Ranger Station   (28) Rio Lado Historical   (29) Salter Y   (30) Sig Creek Campground   (31) Snyders Ranch Historical   (32) Truelson Ranch   (33) Waechters Ranch Historical   (34) Willow Spring Guard Station  

Mine


(1) Abg Mine   (2) Albion Mine   (3) Allegheny Mine   (4) Alma Mater Mine   (5) Argentine Mine   (6) Argonaut Mine   (7) Arrowhead Mine   (8) Atlantic Cable Mine   (9) Aztec Mine   (10) Badger Tunnel Mine   (11) Bancroft Mine   (12) Belzora Mine   (13) Ben Group Mine   (14) Black Wonder Mine   (15) Blackhawk Mine   (16) Blaine Tunnel Mine   (17) Blue Bell Mine   (18) Blue Eagle Mine   (19) Broken Thumb Mine   (20) Buckhorn Tunnel Mine   (21) Burns Group Mine   (22) Bushwhacker Mine   (23) Butler Group Mine   (24) Caledonia Mine   (25) Calico Peak Mine   (26) California Mine   (27) Calumet Mine   (28) Christina Mine   (29) Clan Campbell Mine   (30) Como Mine   (31) Corkscrew Mine   (32) Cowdrey Mine   (33) Deremo Mine Number 1   (34) Dermo Mine Number 2   (35) Doctor Bell Group Mine   (36) Dolly Mine   (37) Dolores River Placer   (38) Double Cross Mine   (39) Eagle Tunnel Mine   (40) Eighty-eight Tunnel Mine   (41) Eloise Mine   (42) Emma Mine   (43) Enterprise Mine   (44) Eureka Mine   (45) Expectation Mine   (46) Falcon Mine   (47) Fickle Goddess Tunnel Mine   (48) Flying Fish Mine   (49) Forest-payroll Tunnel Mine   (50) Free Coinage Mine   (51) Fritz And Erickson Mine   (52) Futura Mine   (53) Futurity Tunnel Mine   (54) Geisinger Mine   (55) Geyser Spring   (56) Glade Canyon Prospect   (57) Gold Anchor Mine   (58) Golden 1900 Mine   (59) Golden Fleece Mine   (60) Grand View Group Mine   (61) Graysill Mine   (62) Great Western Mine   (63) Hand-out Mine   (64) Hibernia Mine   (65) Hicks Mine   (66) Hope And Cross Mine   (67) Humboldt Tunnel Mine   (68) Iron Dollar Mine   (69) Iron Giant Mine   (70) Ironclad Mine   (71) Isabella Shaft Mine   (72) Jeep Mine   (73) Johnny Bull Mine   (74) Jones Mine   (75) Jones Tunnel Mine   (76) Jumbo Number Three Mine   (77) Key Group Mine   (78) Kite Tunnel Mine   (79) Lackawanna Mine   (80) Larson Mine   (81) Last Chance Mine   (82) Laura Mine   (83) Laxey Mine   (84) Leila Davis Mine   (85) Lexington Mine   (86) Lily D Mine   (87) Little Leonard Mine   (88) Little Maggie Mine   (89) Little Silver Mine   (90) Little Susan Mine   (91) Logan Mine   (92) Logan Shaft Mine   (93) Lucky Boy Mine   (94) Lucky Pine Mine   (95) Magnet Mine   (96) Mediterranean Mine   (97) Mohawk Mine   (98) Montezuma Mine   (99) Mount Pleasant Mine   (100) Mountain Spring Mine   (101) Nellie Bly Mine   (102) New Dawn Group Mine   (103) New Demon Mine   (104) Nora Lily Mine   (105) North Star Mine   (106) Nutmeg Mine   (107) Oro Mine   (108) Pack Rat Mine   (109) Palmetto Group Mine   (110) Payroll Mine   (111) Pigeon Mine   (112) Poor Boy Mine   (113) Potter Mine   (114) Princeton Mine   (115) Privateer Mine   (116) Pro Patria Tunnel Mine   (117) Puzzle Mine   (118) Puzzler Mine   (119) Rainy Day Mine   (120) Ramco Claims Mine   (121) Rand Mine   (122) Revenue Mine   (123) Richmond Mine   (124) Rico Argentine Mining Company Mine   (125) Rico Boy Mine   (126) Rosebud Group Mine   (127) Saint Louis Mine   (128) Sambo Mine   (129) San Juan Mine   (130) Sawyer Shaft Mine   (131) Silver Glance Mine   (132) Silver Swan Mine   (133) Skeptical Mine   (134) Smuggler Mine   (135) Snyder Mine   (136) Song Bird Tunnel Mine   (137) South Park Mine   (138) Spanish King Number 1 Mine   (139) Stephanite Mine   (140) Sulfur King Mine   (141) Sulphur Queen Group Mine   (142) Sunflower Mine   (143) Swickheimer Group Mine   (144) Teaser Mine   (145) Telegraph Mine   (146) Troy Mine   (147) Uncle Ned Mine   (148) Uncle Remus Mine   (149) Union Carbide Mine   (150) Utah Claim   (151) Van Winkle Mine   (152) Wellington Mine   (153) Whim Mine   (154) Worlds Fair Prospect   (155) Yellow Bee Mine   (156) Yellow Jacket Mine   (157) Zulu Chief Mine  

Oilfield


(1) Papoose Canyon Oil Field  

Park


(1) Lone Cone State Wildlife Area   (2) Louis M Jones Memorial Park  

Populated Place


(1) Dove Creek   (2) Dunton   (3) Northdale   (4) Rico  

Post Office


(1) Dunton Post Office Historical   (2) Rico Post Office  

Range


(1) Rico Mountains  

Reservoir


(1) Andrews Reservoir   (2) Aspen Reservoir   (3) Auto Way Spring Reservoir   (4) Baird Reservoir   (5) Baldy Reservoir   (6) Barlow Lake   (7) Barney Reservoir   (8) Beaver Point Number 2 Reservoir   (9) Beef Trail Reservoir   (10) Belmear Lake   (11) Bench Reservoir   (12) Bench Spring Reservoir   (13) Big Reservoir   (14) Big Spring Reservoir   (15) Black Jack Reservoir   (16) Black Snag Reservoir   (17) Border Reservoir   (18) Bradfield Reservoir   (19) Brumley Reservoir   (20) Buck Reservoir   (21) Buster Reservoir   (22) Cabin Reservoir   (23) Carlyle Reservoir   (24) Cattail Reservoir   (25) Chicken Aspen Reservoir   (26) Cleveland Reservoir   (27) Clyde Lake Reservoir   (28) Coffee Camp Reservoir   (29) Cold Reservoir   (30) Cornwallis Reservoir   (31) Corrals Reservoir   (32) Cow Camp Reservoir   (33) Cresto Reservoir   (34) Cresto Spring Reservoir   (35) Crooked Reservoir   (36) Dalton Reservoir   (37) Darnell Reservoir   (38) Dawson Reservoir   (39) Dead Doe Reservoir   (40) Dead Snag Reservoir   (41) Diana Reservoir   (42) Disappointment Number Five Reservoir   (43) Disappointment Number Four Reservoir   (44) Disappointment Number Nine Reservoir   (45) Disappointment Number Seven Reservoir   (46) Disappointment Number Six Reservoir   (47) Disappointment Number Three Reservoir   (48) Disappointment Reservoir Number 1   (49) Disappointment Reservoir Number 2   (50) Divide Reservoir   (51) Don Smith Reservoir   (52) Dopey Reservoir   (53) Dove Creek Number 1 Reservoir   (54) Dove Reservoir   (55) Dressel Number Two Reservoir   (56) Dressel Reservoir   (57) Dry Canyon Reservoir   (58) Ducks Nest Reservoir   (59) Dunham Place Number 2 Reservoir   (60) Dunham Reservoir   (61) East Lake Reservoir   (62) Elk Reservoir   (63) Evans Reservoir   (64) Flat Reservoir   (65) Flatiron Reservoir   (66) Forks Reservoir   (67) Franks Reservoir   (68) Garbareno Reservoir   (69) Garner Reservoir   (70) Gate Reservoir   (71) Geren Reservoir   (72) Glade Point Reservoir   (73) Glade Reservoir   (74) Goble Canyon Reservoir   (75) Grindstone Lake   (76) Groundhog Point Reservoir   (77) Groundhog Reservoir   (78) Hap Reservoir   (79) Henry Reservoir   (80) Holly Reservoir   (81) Horse Reservoir   (82) Hosea Reservoir   (83) Island Reservoir   (84) Joe Redd Reservoir   (85) Johnson Reservoir   (86) Jose Spring Reservoir   (87) Juan Spring Reservoir   (88) King Number Two Reservoir   (89) King Reservoir   (90) Knight Spring Reservoir   (91) Koeing Reservoir   (92) Lake Reservoir   (93) Lake Unit Number Four Reservoir   (94) Lake Unit Number Three Reservoir   (95) Lake Unit Number Two Reservoir   (96) Last Chance Reservoir   (97) Leonia Reservoir   (98) Lila Reservoir   (99) Lily Lands Reservoir   (100) Lilylands Reservoir   (101) Little Beaver Number 2 Reservoir   (102) Little Beaver Number 3 Reservoir   (103) Little Beaver Reservoir   (104) Lone Mesa Number Two Reservoir   (105) Lone Mesa Reservoir   (106) Lone Pine Reservoir   (107) Long Draw Reservoir   (108) Long Park Reservoir   (109) Lower Glade Reservoir   (110) Manaugh Spring Reservoir   (111) Mcewen Reservoir   (112) Mckinney Draw Reservoir   (113) Mckinney Reservoir   (114) Mel Dalton Number One Reservoir   (115) Mesa Point Reservoir   (116) Middle Number 2 Reservoir   (117) Middle Number 3 Reservoir   (118) Middle Number 4 Reservoir   (119) Middle Number 5 Reservoir   (120) Morrison Lake   (121) Narraguinnep Reservoir   (122) Near Draw Number Five Reservoir   (123) Near Draw Number Four Reservoir   (124) Near Draw Number Six Reservoir   (125) Near Draw Number Three Reservoir   (126) Near Draw Number Two Reservoir   (127) Near Draw Reservoir   (128) Needed Reservoir   (129) Neil Reservoir   (130) Nelson Reservoir   (131) New Reservoir   (132) Nielson Reservoir   (133) North Nipple Reservoir   (134) North Reservoir   (135) Oak Draw Reservoir   (136) Oak Reservoir   (137) Oakbrush Reservoir   (138) Old Dunham Reservoir   (139) Old Station Reservoir   (140) Overlook Reservoir Number One   (141) Palmer Reservoir   (142) Park Reservoir   (143) Pease Point Reservoir   (144) Peeled Pine Reservoir   (145) Perkins Reservoir   (146) Pine Reservoir   (147) Pine Spring Reservoir   (148) Plateau Reservoir   (149) Plateau Rim Reservoir   (150) Point Reservoir   (151) Pot Hole Reservoir   (152) Powerline Number Three Reservoir   (153) Quakie Reservoir   (154) Ranger Reservoir   (155) Red Lake   (156) Ridgetop Reservoir   (157) Road Spring Reservoir   (158) Rock Bottom Reservoir   (159) Rock Park Reservoir   (160) Rock Reservoir   (161) Rogers Reservoir   (162) Royce Reservoir   (163) Ryman Number Four Reservoir   (164) Ryman Number Three Reservoir   (165) Ryman Number Two Reservoir   (166) Saddle Reservoir   (167) Saddle Reservoir Number Two   (168) Sagebrush Number One Reservoir   (169) Sagebrush Reservoir   (170) Seep Reservoir   (171) Silbo Reservoir   (172) Slide Reservoir   (173) Snag Reservoir   (174) South Reservoir   (175) Spruce Lake   (176) Steer Number Eight Reservoir   (177) Steer Number Five Reservoir   (178) Steer Number Four Reservoir   (179) Steer Number One Reservoir   (180) Steer Number Seven Reservoir   (181) Steer Number Six Reservoir   (182) Steer Number Two Reservoir   (183) Summers Reservoir   (184) Swank Reservoir   (185) Ted Reservoir   (186) Tom Akin Reservoir   (187) Trail Reservoir   (188) Travis Reservoir   (189) Turner Reservoir   (190) Twin Spring Reservoir   (191) Upper Beaver Reservoir   (192) Upper Little Beaver Reservoir   (193) Violet Reservoir   (194) Waterhole Reservoir   (195) Wild Bill Number Eleven Reservoir   (196) Wild Bill Number Five Reservoir   (197) Wild Bill Number Four Reservoir   (198) Wild Bill Number Fourteen Reservoir   (199) Wild Bill Number Nine Reservoir   (200) Wild Bill Number Six Reservoir   (201) Wild Bill Number Ten Reservoir   (202) Wild Bill Number Thirteen Reservoir   (203) Wild Bill Number Three Reservoir   (204) Wild Bill Number Twelve Reservoir   (205) Wild Bill Number Two Reservoir   (206) Wild Bill Reservoir Number Eight   (207) Wild Bill Reservoir Number One   (208) Wild Cow Reservoir   (209) Willow Reservoir   (210) Willow Spring Reservoir   (211) Yearling Reservoir   (212) Young Reservoir   (213) Zwicker Reservoir   (214) Zwicker Reservoir Number 2  

Ridge


(1) Blue Ridge   (2) Darling Ridge   (3) Mccloud Point   (4) The Hogback   (5) Willow Divide  

School


(1) Burn School   (2) Egnar School   (3) Lavender School   (4) Rico Grade School  

Slope


(1) Chc Hill  

Spring


(1) Aspen Spring   (2) Bear Spring   (3) Big Spring   (4) Bishop Canyon Spring   (5) Black Snag Spring   (6) Blue Spring   (7) Bradfield Spring   (8) Browning Spring   (9) Bug Spring   (10) Burnt Cabin Spring   (11) Camp Spring   (12) Champagne Spring   (13) Cold Spring   (14) Cresto Spring   (15) Dunton Hot Spring   (16) Evans Spring   (17) Far Draw Spring   (18) Garbarero Spring   (19) Geyser Warm Spring   (20) Glade Canyon Spring   (21) Glade Mountain Spring   (22) Indian Spring   (23) Irwin Spring   (24) Little Bill Spring   (25) Lone Mesa Spring Number 1   (26) Manaugh Spring   (27) Narraguinnep Spring   (28) Paradise Warm Spring   (29) Peeled Pine Spring   (30) Railroad Spring   (31) Road Spring   (32) Rock Spring   (33) Rusty Spring   (34) Sagebrush Spring   (35) Snyder Spring   (36) Soft Water Spring   (37) Tommy Spring   (38) Trimble Spring   (39) Twin Fir Spring   (40) Twin Spring   (41) Wild Bill Spring   (42) Willow Spring  

Stream


(1) Aspen Creek   (2) Barlow Creek   (3) Bear Creek   (4) Big Bend Creek   (5) Big Lick Creek   (6) Burnett Creek   (7) Burnt Cabin Creek   (8) Butler Creek   (9) Calf Creek   (10) Chico Creek   (11) Clear Creek   (12) Coal Creek   (13) Coke Oven Creek   (14) Cold Creek   (15) Corral Creek   (16) Deer Creek   (17) Dove Creek   (18) Dry Creek   (19) Eagle Creek   (20) East Cross Creek   (21) East Fork Fall Creek   (22) East Fork Hermosa Creek   (23) East Fork Sig Creek   (24) Fall Creek   (25) Fish Creek   (26) Geren Creek   (27) Geyser Creek   (28) Glade Creek   (29) Goble Creek   (30) Grassy Creek   (31) Grindstone Creek   (32) Groundhog Creek   (33) Hooch Creek   (34) Horse Creek   (35) Hunt Creek   (36) Johnny Bull Creek   (37) Kilpacker Creek   (38) Little Fish Creek   (39) Lower Monument Creek   (40) Marguerite Creek   (41) Mavreeso Creek   (42) Mcjunkin Creek   (43) Meadow Creek   (44) Monument Creek   (45) Morrison Creek   (46) Nash Creek   (47) Papoose Creek   (48) Pasture Creek   (49) Petty Creek   (50) Pine Creek   (51) Piute Creek   (52) Polly Creek   (53) Relay Creek   (54) Rio Lado   (55) Roaring Forks Creek   (56) Roberts Creek   (57) Ryman Creek   (58) Salt Creek   (59) Scotch Creek   (60) Sheep Creek   (61) Sig Creek   (62) Silver Creek   (63) Slate Creek   (64) Spectacle Creek   (65) Spring Creek   (66) Straight Creek   (67) Sulphur Creek   (68) Summer Camp Creek   (69) Tenderfoot Creek   (70) Truby Creek   (71) West Cross Creek   (72) West Fork Fall Creek   (73) West Monument Creek   (74) Wildcat Creek   (75) Willow Creek  

Summit


(1) Anchor Mountain   (2) Beaver Mountain   (3) Belmear Mountain   (4) Black Mesa   (5) Blackhawk Mountain   (6) Brumley Point   (7) Bug Point   (8) Calico Peak   (9) Cedar Point   (10) Dolores Mountain   (11) Dolores Peak   (12) Dunn Peak   (13) Eagle Peak   (14) Elliott Mountain   (15) Elston Mountain   (16) Expectation Mountain   (17) Flattop Mountain   (18) Glade Mountain   (19) Grayrock Peak   (20) Graysill Mountain   (21) Groundhog Mountain   (22) Harts Peak   (23) Hermosa Peak   (24) Island Mesa   (25) Johnny Bull Mountain   (26) Landslip Mountain   (27) Lone Cone   (28) Lone Mesa   (29) Mckenna Peak   (30) Middle Peak   (31) Narraguinnep Mountain   (32) Newman Hill   (33) Nipple Mountain   (34) North Mountain   (35) Orphan Butte   (36) Papoose Peak   (37) Sandstone Mountain   (38) Section Point   (39) Sockrider Peak   (40) South Mountain   (41) Squaw Point   (42) Storm Peak   (43) Taylor Mesa   (44) Telescope Mountain   (45) The Butterfly   (46) Thomas Mountain   (47) Whitecap Mountain  

Tower


(1) Benchmark Lookout  

Trail


(1) Burnett Creek Trail   (2) Circle Trail   (3) East Fork Trail   (4) Fish Creek Trail   (5) Geyser Spring Trail   (6) Goble Trail   (7) Ground Hog Stock Driveway   (8) Groundhog Stock Driveway   (9) Highline Stock Driveway   (10) Johnny Bull Trail   (11) Kilpacker Trail   (12) Little Bear Trail   (13) Navajo Lake Trail   (14) Priest Gulch Trail   (15) Rough Canyon Trail   (16) Ryman Trail   (17) Schoolhouse Trail   (18) Scotch Creek Trail   (19) Spring Creek Trail   (20) Stoner Mesa Trail   (21) Telephone Trail   (22) Twin Spring Trail   (23) Winter Trail  

Valley


(1) Alkali Draw   (2) Alkali Wash   (3) Allyn Gulch   (4) Aztec Gulch   (5) Big Canyon   (6) Big Spring Gulch   (7) Black Canyon   (8) Blind Canyon   (9) Bootlegger Gulch   (10) Burnette Canyon   (11) Cahone Canyon   (12) Cash Gulch   (13) Chicken Aspen Canyon   (14) Copper Gulch   (15) Corral Draw   (16) Cottonwood Canyon   (17) Cow Canyon   (18) Cushman Gulch   (19) Dawson Draw   (20) Deadman Draw   (21) Deadwood Gulch   (22) East Canyon   (23) Entrance Draw   (24) Estes Draw   (25) Ewing Gulch   (26) Fill Gulch   (27) Glade Canyon   (28) Glade Point Canyon   (29) Horse Canyon   (30) Hotel Draw   (31) Iron Draw   (32) Knight Canyon   (33) Lake Canyon   (34) Lone Spruce Draw   (35) Long Draw   (36) Mavreeso Canyon   (37) Mckinney Draw   (38) Near Draw   (39) Pasture Gulch   (40) Peeled Pine Canyon   (41) Peterson Slide   (42) Priest Gulch   (43) Roche Gulch   (44) Rough Canyon   (45) Salt Arroyo   (46) School House Draw   (47) Schoolhouse Draw   (48) Secret Canyon   (49) Section House Draw   (50) Sharp Canyon   (51) Sharps Draw   (52) Silver Draw   (53) Spear Slide   (54) Spruce Gulch   (55) The Glade   (56) Tucker Canyon   (57) Waechter Gulch   (58) Warden Draw   (59) West Branch Big Canyon   (60) White Flats Draw   (61) Wild Bill Canyon   (62) Willow Draw   (63) Willow Gulch   (64) Wilson Draw  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Dolores County, Colorado

81324 (pop. 1,294) 81320 (pop. 318) 81332 (pop. 232)


Counties Nearby Dolores County, Colorado

Dolores County, CO  (pop. 1,771) 0.0 Miles
San Miguel County, CO  (pop. 7,385) 21.5 Miles
Montezuma County, CO  (pop. 25,505) 28.1 Miles
San Juan County, CO  (pop. 686) 49.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Dolores County, Colorado

970



Elevation in Dolores County, Colorado is 8,540.0 ft. (2,603.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Dolores County, Colorado

Lat: 37.761037 N        Long: -108.586457 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 21   (2.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 23   (3.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 37   (5.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 90   (12.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 52   (7.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 167   (22.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 96   (13.0%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 87   (11.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 38   (5.1%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 39   (5.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 23   (3.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 6   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 24   (3.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 37   (5.0%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 678

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 50

In 3-person carpool : 6

In 4-person carpool : 15

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 18

Other means : 8

Worked at home : 34


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 147

5 to 9 minutes : 182

10 to 14 minutes : 82

15 to 19 minutes : 61

20 to 24 minutes : 8

25 to 29 minutes : 8

30 to 34 minutes : 83

35 to 39 minutes : 33

40 to 44 minutes : 36

45 to 59 minutes : 96

60 to 89 minutes : 30

90 or more minutes : 9


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 204

No Social Security income : 470


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 92

No retirement income : 582


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 10

$10,000 to $14,999 : 29

$15,000 to $19,999 : 21

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 44

$30,000 to $34,999 : 15

$35,000 to $39,999 : 27

$40,000 to $44,999 : 75

$45,000 to $49,999 : 14

$50,000 to $59,999 : 63

$60,000 to $74,999 : 102

$75,000 to $99,999 : 65

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $50,804


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Dolores County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 131  (27.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 29  (6.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 59  (12.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 12  (2.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 172  (36.5%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 96  (27.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 85  (24.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 133  (38.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (0.9%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 15  (4.3%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Dolores County, Colorado

Employed: 902
Unemployed: 64



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

Ground Water

 
Fresh 1.82 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1.82 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 52.82 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 52.82 Mgal/d





There are 163 Farms In Dolores County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Dolores County, Colorado

Nbh Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Dolores County, Colorado

  • Cortez Municipal


    (about 31.7 miles in Cortez, Colorado; Airport Code: CEZ)

  • Cortez Montezuma County


    (about 31.7 miles in Cortez, Colorado; Airport Code: CEZ)

  • Telluride Regional


    (about 39.3 miles in Mountain Village, Colorado; Airport Code: TEX)

  • Monticello Airport


    (about 43.2 miles in Monticello, Utah; Airport Code: MXC)

  • Blanding Municipal


    (about 50.5 miles in Blanding, Utah; Airport Code: BDG)

  • Animas Air Park


    (about 55.1 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: AMK)

  • Durango La Plata County


    (about 62.3 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: DRO)

  • La Plata County


    (about 62.3 miles in Durango, Colorado; Airport Code: DRO)

  • Montrose Regional


    (about 63.4 miles in Montrose, Colorado; Airport Code: MTJ)

  • Aztec Municipal


    (about 71.0 miles in Flora Vista, New Mexico; Airport Code: XWH)

  • Four Corners Regional


    (about 73.2 miles in Farmington, New Mexico; Airport Code: FMN)

  • Blake Field


    (about 76.1 miles in Austin, Colorado; Airport Code: ZXY)

  • North Fork Valley


    (about 89.8 miles in Hotchkiss, Colorado; Airport Code: WPO)

  • Stevens Field


    (about 90.3 miles in Pagosa Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: PGO)

  • Canyonlands Field


    (about 93.4 miles in Green River, Utah; Airport Code: CNY)

  • Walker Field


    (about 93.9 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Grand Junction Regional


    (about 94.1 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Dolores County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

68.77%

Carpooled

16.12%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.38%

Walked

7.05%

Other Means

0.88%

Worked At Home

6.80%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 425

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 28

Female householder, no husband present : 48

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 163

Householder not living alone : 10


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 664


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 383

Renter-occupied housing units : 42

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 10

Renter-occupied housing units : 18

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 25

Renter-occupied housing units : 23

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 112

Renter-occupied housing units : 61


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 42

$10,000 to $14,999 : 46

$15,000 to $19,999 : 47

$20,000 to $24,999 : 41

$25,000 to $29,999 : 61

$30,000 to $34,999 : 18

$35,000 to $39,999 : 42

$40,000 to $44,999 : 80

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 63

$60,000 to $74,999 : 102

$75,000 to $99,999 : 82

$100,000 to $124,999 : 17

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $199,999 : 6

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Total : 1,252


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Occupied : 674

Vacant : 578


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 36

Built 1990 to 1999 : 332

Built 1980 to 1989 : 137

Built 1970 to 1979 : 176

Built 1960 to 1969 : 110

Built 1950 to 1959 : 130

Built 1940 to 1949 : 164

Built 1939 or earlier : 167


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 258

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 198

Electricity : 22

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 11

Wood : 162

Solar energy : 5

Other fuel : 13

No fuel used : 5


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Dolores County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 18

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 6

$40,000 to $49,999 : 11

$50,000 to $59,999 : 22

$60,000 to $69,999 : 25

$70,000 to $79,999 : 61

$80,000 to $89,999 : 59

$90,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 58

$125,000 to $149,999 : 13

$150,000 to $174,999 : 44

$175,000 to $199,999 : 46

$200,000 to $249,999 : 61

$250,000 to $299,999 : 32

$300,000 to $399,999 : 39

$400,000 to $499,999 : 12

$500,000 to $749,999 : 9

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Dolores 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 : 15

Home equity loan only : 53

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 199

Housing units without a mortgage : 263


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $225,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $156,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $75,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $108,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $106,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $177,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $107,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $192,000


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Dolores County, Colorado: 67.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Dolores 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 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
2000        
  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
2001        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,221,555
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $1,221,555
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 7 7 $1,104,418
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $1,104,418
2004        
  Single Family 6 6 $982,282
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $982,282
2005        
  Single Family 6 6 $1,022,132
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $1,022,132
2006        
  Single Family 5 5 $918,948
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $918,948


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Dolores County, CO): $32,196
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dolores County): $74,800
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dolores County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 36.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 38.5%
Electricity: 5.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 1.4%
Wood: 18.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)









Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dolores County): $510
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Dolores County): $773


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



Health Care Centers Close To Dolores County, Colorado

Southwest Memorial Hospital Home Health Services


     Address: 20 South Market Street, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 11/1/1967

Pasco/sw Inc


     Address: 45 S Washington St, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/27/2001

Volunteers Of America Home Health Of Western Colo


     Address: 1681 E Niagara Road, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/31/2002

Alpine Home Health Inc


     Address: 843 South 3rd Street, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/16/1998

San Juan Basin Health Dept


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

Hospitals Close To Dolores County, Colorado

Southwest Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1311 N Mildred Rd, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Montrose Memorial Hospital


     Address: 800 S 3rd St, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

"animas Surgical Hospital, Llc"


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

Mercy Regional Medical Center


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

Delta County Memorial Hospital


     Address: 1501 E 3rd Street, Delta, Colorado 81416
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Dolores County, Colorado

Vista Grande Inn


     Address: 1221 North Mildred Rd, Cortez, Colorado 81321
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 66
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Valley Inn, The


     Address: 211 3rd Avenue, Mancos, Colorado 81328
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 94
     Percent Occupied: 85%

San Juan Living Center


     Address: 1043 Ridge Street, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 73
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Colorow Care Center


     Address: 750 8th Street, Olathe, Colorado 81425
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 59
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Valley Manor Care Center


     Address: 1401 South Cascade, Montrose, Colorado 81401
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 80
     Percent Occupied: 67%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Dolores County, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 354 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Dolores County, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 270
    Disabled Workers: 70
    Widowers Workers: 50
    Spouses Workers: 40
    Children Workers: 25


(updated 2007)



Dolores County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 29.06%
  • Bush & Cheney 68.50%
  • Other 2.45%



(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 Dolores County, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Dolores County, CO

13.64 % of Dolores County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $37,117

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Montezuma County , CO 3.19 % ($28,545 AGI )

Relocation away from Dolores County, CO

9.85 % of Dolores 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 $34,769

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Montezuma County , CO 1.97 % ($33,692 AGI )
  • Mesa County , CO 1.52 % ($30,900 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 Dolores County, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.



Storms In Dolores County, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Dust Devil        
09/01/2004, 01:55 pm 0 0 $2K --
         
Lightning        
05/22/1997, 12:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
         





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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 Dolores 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)



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