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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 1,659   (3.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 883   (1.7%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 1,923   (3.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 3,803   (7.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 6,087   (11.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 8,135   (15.9%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 9,061   (17.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 5,442   (10.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 3,017   (5.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 2,803   (5.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 1,013   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 597   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 3,270   (6.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 3,554   (6.9%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Mesa County, Colorado)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,465

1 vehicle available : 9,609

2 vehicles available : 2,548

3 vehicles available : 592

4 or more vehicles available : 154

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 817

1 vehicle available : 4,323

2 vehicles available : 12,211

3 vehicles available : 4,618

4 or more vehicles available : 1,151

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 269

1 vehicle available : 1,722

2 vehicles available : 3,407

3 vehicles available : 2,624

4 or more vehicles available : 1,100

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 109

1 vehicle available : 2,114

2 vehicles available : 4,256

3 vehicles available : 2,716

4 or more vehicles available : 2,072


(updated 2013)



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

1-person household:

No workers : 9,111

1 worker : 6,257

2-person household:

No workers : 7,268

1 worker : 7,314

2 workers : 8,538

3-person household:

No workers : 1,178

1 worker : 3,062

2 workers : 3,943

3 workers : 939

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 790

1 worker : 3,495

2 workers : 5,521

3 or more workers : 1,461


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Mesa County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 52,283

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 5,024

In 3-person carpool : 868

In 4-person carpool : 466

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 254

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 125

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 287

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 29

Motorcycle : 183

Bicycle : 905

Walked : 1,867

Other means : 914

Worked at home : 3,286


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Mesa County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 2,124

5 to 9 minutes : 9,892

10 to 14 minutes : 14,065

15 to 19 minutes : 14,213

20 to 24 minutes : 8,832

25 to 29 minutes : 2,471

30 to 34 minutes : 3,782

35 to 39 minutes : 557

40 to 44 minutes : 444

45 to 59 minutes : 1,820

60 to 89 minutes : 2,352

90 or more minutes : 2,653


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Mesa County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 7,885  (27.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 3,672  (12.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 5,285  (18.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 383  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 6,263  (21.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 8,262  (31.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 5,779  (22.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 10,067  (38.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 116  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 207  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Mesa County, Colorado

Rail Station(s)


    339 South 1st Street
    Grand Junction, Colorado 81501

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Mesa County, Colorado

Employed: 71,935
Unemployed: 2,945



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Mesa 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: 25.8%
  • Other: 74.2%



Water Usage In Mesa County, Colorado

Ground Water

 
Fresh 7.60 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 7.60 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 1,194.37 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 1,194.37 Mgal/d





There are 1,661 Farms In Mesa County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Mesa County, Colorado

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 7 Branches


    Bank Assets: $10b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Alpine Bank - 5 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 40

U.s. Bank National Association - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Grand Valley Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2m
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 8

Anb Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $8.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 33

First National Bank Of The Rockies - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.3m
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 10

Bank Of The West - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $276.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 603

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

Academy Bank, National Association - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $618.6k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 54

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Mesa County, Colorado

  • Walker Field


    (about 1.6 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Grand Junction Regional


    (about 2.1 miles in Grand Junction, Colorado; Airport Code: GJT)

  • Blake Field


    (about 32.1 miles in Austin, Colorado; Airport Code: ZXY)

  • Garfield County Regional


    (about 48.7 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • Riverside


    (about 48.7 miles in Silt, Colorado; Airport Code: RIL)

  • North Fork Valley


    (about 49.8 miles in Hotchkiss, Colorado; Airport Code: WPO)

  • Montrose Regional


    (about 52.7 miles in Montrose, Colorado; Airport Code: MTJ)

  • Glenwood Springs Municipal


    (about 70.1 miles in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: GWS)

  • Rangely Airport


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

  • Canyonlands Field


    (about 70.4 miles in Green River, Utah; Airport Code: CNY)

  • Glen-Aspen


    (about 75.0 miles in Glenwood Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: CQL)

  • Telluride Regional


    (about 85.3 miles in Mountain Village, Colorado; Airport Code: TEX)

  • Buckhorn Ranch


    (about 86.3 miles in Crested Butte, Colorado; Airport Code: CSE)

  • Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field


    (about 88.3 miles in Woody Creek, Colorado; Airport Code: ASE)

  • Monticello Airport


    (about 91.9 miles in Monticello, Utah; Airport Code: MXC)

  • Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional


    (about 93.0 miles in Gunnison, Colorado; Airport Code: GUC)

  • Eagle County Regional


    (about 93.2 miles in Gypsum, Colorado; Airport Code: EGE)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Mesa County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.08%

Carpooled

12.06%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.34%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.01%

Subway Or Elevated

0.01%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.13%

Motorcycle

0.32%

Bicycle

0.97%

Walked

2.79%

Other Means

1.00%

Worked At Home

5.28%



(updated 2010)





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