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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 679   (3.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 638   (3.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 1,170   (5.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 2,301   (10.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 2,474   (11.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 3,524   (16.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 3,536   (16.5%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 2,359   (11.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 957   (4.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 1,148   (5.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 496   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 203   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 886   (4.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 997   (4.7%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Garfield County, Colorado)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 752

1 vehicle available : 2,844

2 vehicles available : 949

3 vehicles available : 231

4 or more vehicles available : 16

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 137

1 vehicle available : 1,140

2 vehicles available : 4,023

3 vehicles available : 1,312

4 or more vehicles available : 581

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 0

1 vehicle available : 714

2 vehicles available : 1,369

3 vehicles available : 568

4 or more vehicles available : 330

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 53

1 vehicle available : 860

2 vehicles available : 2,295

3 vehicles available : 1,212

4 or more vehicles available : 728


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Garfield County, Colorado)

1-person household:

No workers : 1,799

1 worker : 2,993

2-person household:

No workers : 1,267

1 worker : 2,593

2 workers : 3,333

3-person household:

No workers : 197

1 worker : 1,277

2 workers : 1,119

3 workers : 388

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 167

1 worker : 2,015

2 workers : 2,431

3 or more workers : 535


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Garfield County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 18,796

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 2,688

In 3-person carpool : 805

In 4-person carpool : 276

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 274

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 79

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 1,289

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 56

Bicycle : 394

Walked : 834

Other means : 114

Worked at home : 1,903


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Garfield County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,623

5 to 9 minutes : 3,980

10 to 14 minutes : 3,306

15 to 19 minutes : 3,345

20 to 24 minutes : 3,033

25 to 29 minutes : 1,051

30 to 34 minutes : 2,395

35 to 39 minutes : 285

40 to 44 minutes : 858

45 to 59 minutes : 2,128

60 to 89 minutes : 2,545

90 or more minutes : 1,056


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Garfield County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 3,045  (23.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 1,416  (10.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,056  (15.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 189  (1.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4,564  (35.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 3,110  (31.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 2,212  (22.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 4,078  (41.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 23  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 120  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Garfield County, Colorado

Rail Station(s)


    413 7th Street
    Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Garfield County, Colorado

Employed: 32,671
Unemployed: 975



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Garfield 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: 3.2%
  • 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: 22.2%
  • Other: 74.6%



Water Usage In Garfield County, Colorado

Ground Water

 
Fresh 4.73 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 4.73 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 416.07 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 416.07 Mgal/d





There are 791 Farms In Garfield County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Garfield County, Colorado

Alpine Bank - 9 Branches


    Bank Assets: $21.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 40

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.7b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Anb Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 33

Nbh Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $9.7m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 98

Bank Of Colorado - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 38

Vectra Bank Colorado, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $5.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 38

U.s. Bank National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $768.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Firstbank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $13.9m
    Industry Specialization: Mortgage Lending
    Total Offices: 129

Academy Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $309.3k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 54

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Garfield County, Colorado

  • Garfield County Regional


    (about 6.8 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Riverside


    (about 6.8 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Glenwood Springs Municipal


    (about 18.3 miles in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: GWS)

  • Glen-Aspen


    (about 28.2 miles in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: CQL)

  • Eagle County Regional


    (about 40.0 miles in Gypsum, Colorado; Airport Code: EGE)

  • Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field


    (about 47.1 miles in Woody Creek, Colorado; Airport Code: ASE)

  • North Fork Valley


    (about 48.7 miles in Hotchkiss, Colorado; Airport Code: WPO)

  • Walker Field


    (about 54.3 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Grand Junction Regional


    (about 54.8 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Blake Field


    (about 56.5 miles in Austin, Colorado; Airport Code: ZXY)

  • Buckhorn Ranch


    (about 61.0 miles in Crested Butte, Colorado; Airport Code: CSE)

  • Craig-Moffat


    (about 66.6 miles in Craig, Colorado; Airport Code: CIG)

  • Vail/Avon


    (about 67.8 miles in Vail, Colorado; Airport Code: WHR)

  • Yampa Valley


    (about 69.2 miles in Hayden, Colorado; Airport Code: HDN)

  • Rangely Airport


    (about 70.3 miles in Rangely, Colorado; Airport Code: RNG)

  • Montrose Regional


    (about 72.7 miles in Montrose, Colorado; Airport Code: MTJ)

  • Lake County


    (about 74.7 miles in Leadville, Colorado; Airport Code: LXV)

  • Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional


    (about 79.1 miles in Gunnison, Colorado; Airport Code: GUC)

  • Steamboat Springs/Bob Adams Field


    (about 79.6 miles in Steamboat Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: SBS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Garfield County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

64.79%

Carpooled

20.81%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

3.02%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.07%

Bicycle

0.35%

Walked

5.02%

Other Means

0.74%

Worked At Home

5.20%



(updated 2010)





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