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Demographics Analysis

The people of Saguache 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
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Male:

Under 5 years : 211

5 to 9 years : 354

10 to 14 years : 121

15 to 17 years : 193

18 and 19 years : 86

20 years : 52

21 years : 77

22 to 24 years : 140

25 to 29 years : 207

30 to 34 years : 173

35 to 39 years : 229

40 to 44 years : 239

45 to 49 years : 265

50 to 54 years : 264

55 to 59 years : 239

60 and 61 years : 118

62 to 64 years : 136

65 and 66 years : 89

67 to 69 years : 33

70 to 74 years : 113

75 to 79 years : 33

80 to 84 years : 46

85 years and over : 47

Female:

Under 5 years : 212

5 to 9 years : 255

10 to 14 years : 247

15 to 17 years : 127

18 and 19 years : 62

20 years : 48

21 years : 77

22 to 24 years : 157

25 to 29 years : 181

30 to 34 years : 170

35 to 39 years : 213

40 to 44 years : 337

45 to 49 years : 168

50 to 54 years : 283

55 to 59 years : 380

60 and 61 years : 108

62 to 64 years : 43

65 and 66 years : 75

67 to 69 years : 61

70 to 74 years : 117

75 to 79 years : 66

80 to 84 years : 46

85 years and over : 31


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 4,319

Multiple ancestry : 2,056

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 12

Ancestry not reported : 542


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,942

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 40

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 156

Not a U.S. citizen : 791


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Total:

Under 5 years : 423

5 to 17 years : 1,297

18 to 24 years : 699

25 to 34 years : 731

35 to 44 years : 1,018

45 to 54 years : 980

55 to 59 years : 619

60 and 61 years : 226

62 to 64 years : 179

65 to 74 years : 488

75 years and over : 269

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 371

5 to 17 years : 888

18 to 24 years : 372

25 to 34 years : 341

35 to 44 years : 431

45 to 54 years : 490

55 to 59 years : 171

60 and 61 years : 120

62 to 64 years : 61

65 to 74 years : 253

75 years and over : 119

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 41

5 to 17 years : 320

18 to 24 years : 155

25 to 34 years : 177

35 to 44 years : 345

45 to 54 years : 352

55 to 59 years : 365

60 and 61 years : 100

62 to 64 years : 115

65 to 74 years : 217

75 years and over : 138

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 11

18 to 24 years : 8

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 6

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 : 6

5 to 17 years : 78

18 to 24 years : 164

25 to 34 years : 203

35 to 44 years : 236

45 to 54 years : 138

55 to 59 years : 83

60 and 61 years : 6

62 to 64 years : 3

65 to 74 years : 18

75 years and over : 12


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,854

Female : 1,763

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 1,100

Female : 1,225

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 18

Female : 22

Foreign born:

Male : 493

Female : 454


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Born in state of residence : 2,701

Born in other state in the United States : 2,070

Native: born outside the United States : 40

Foreign born : 660


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 827

Now married, except separated : 1,281

Divorced : 310

Separated : 31

Widowed : 124

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 446

Now married, except separated : 954

Divorced : 401

Separated : 116

Widowed : 117

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 18

Now married, except separated : 6

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 154

Now married, except separated : 620

Divorced : 64

Separated : 15

Widowed : 45


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 4,021

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 1,386

Speak English less than "very well" : 956

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 16

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Scandinavian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 14

Polish:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 6

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 2

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 5

Other Asian languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 2

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 11

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Navajo:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Saguache County, Colorado

  • Other Groups: 2,480   (44.0%)
  • German: 804   (14.3%)
  • English: 539   (9.6%)
  • Irish: 337   (6.0%)
  • United States Or American: 281   (5.0%)
  • French (except Basque): 126   (2.2%)
  • Italian: 109   (1.9%)
  • Norwegian: 108   (1.9%)
  • Scotch-irish: 102   (1.8%)
  • Swedish: 95   (1.7%)
  • Dutch: 92   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 79   (1.4%)
  • Polish: 66   (1.2%)
  • Danish: 66   (1.2%)
  • Russian: 45   (0.8%)
  • European: 38   (0.7%)
  • Swiss: 30   (0.5%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 20   (0.4%)
  • Austrian: 20   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 18   (0.3%)
  • Welsh: 17   (0.3%)
  • Canadian: 17   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 16   (0.3%)
  • Finnish: 14   (0.2%)
  • British: 12   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 11   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 10   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Lithuanian: 8   (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Slovene: 7   (0.1%)
  • Brazilian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 5   (0.1%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 5   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 5   (0.1%)
  • Croatian: 4   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 3   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 3   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 2   (0.0%)
  • Yugoslavian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 2   (0.0%)
  • New Zealander: 2   (0.0%)
  • Basque: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Saguache County, Colorado is 6,929



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Saguache County, Colorado: 3,465
Female Population in Saguache County, Colorado: 3,464


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Saguache County, Colorado: 37.4
Median Female Resident Age in Saguache County, Colorado: 39.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Colorado is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Saguache County, Colorado


White


Both sexes

45.0

Male

45.3

Female

44.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.0

Male

40.0

Female

27.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

41.0

Male

34.3

Female

46.5

Asian


Both sexes

42.5

Male

41.0

Female

44.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

33.5

Male

0.0

Female

33.5

Other


Both sexes

34.4

Male

34.9

Female

31.9

Two or More Races


Both sexes

28.0

Male

31.0

Female

26.7

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

29.4

Male

29.3

Female

29.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

51.0

Male

51.9

Female

50.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Saguache County, Colorado


  • White: 5,471
  • African American: 19
  • American Indian: 157
  • Asian: 26
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 4
  • Some Other Race: 959
  • Two or More Races: 293



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 101   (5.39%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 57   (3.04%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 108   (5.77%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 100   (5.34%)
  • 9th Grade: 63   (3.36%)
  • 10th Grade: 71   (3.79%)
  • 11th Grade: 45   (2.4%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 73   (3.9%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 450   (24.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 99   (5.29%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 282   (15.06%)
  • Associate Degree: 74   (3.95%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 198   (10.57%)
  • Master's Degree: 97   (5.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 30   (1.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 25   (1.33%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 51   (2.7%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 32   (1.7%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 107   (5.67%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 92   (4.88%)
  • 9th Grade: 53   (2.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 61   (3.23%)
  • 11th Grade: 54   (2.86%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 60   (3.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 483   (25.6%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 187   (9.91%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 251   (13.3%)
  • Associate Degree: 68   (3.6%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 261   (13.83%)
  • Master's Degree: 96   (5.09%)
  • Professional School Degree: 25   (1.32%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 6   (0.32%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Saguache County, Colorado

  • Moffat 2


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 428, Moffat, CO 81143, Phone: (719) 256-4710, Students: 229 )

  • Mountain Valley Re 1


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 127, Saguache, CO 81149, Phone: (719) 655-0268, Students: 126 )

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

  • Moffat Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: P O Box 428, Moffat, CO 81143, Phone: (719) 256-4710, Students: 88 )

  • Crestone Charter School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 400, Crestone, CO 81131, Phone: (719) 256-4907, Students: 60 )

  • Mountain Valley Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-5, Location: P O Box 127, Saguache, CO 81149, Phone: (719) 655-2578, Students: 47 )

  • Mountain Valley Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 127, Saguache, CO 81149, Phone: (719) 655-0268, Students: 38 )

  • Moffat Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: P O Box 428, Moffat, CO 81143, Phone: (719) 256-4710, Students: 37 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Saguache County, Colorado

  • Moffat Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 428, Moffat, CO 81143, Phone: (719) 256-4710, Students: 44 )

  • Mountain Valley Senior High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: P O Box 127, Saguache, CO 81149, Phone: (719) 655-2578, Students: 41 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Saguache County, Colorado

  • Baca Grande Library


    67581 County Road T, Crestone, CO 81131

  • Northern Saguache County Library District


    702 Pitkin Avenue, Saguache, CO 81149

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Saguache County, Colorado


  • Saguache County House Museum


    807 Pitkin Ave, Saguache, CO 81149

  • Saguache County Museum


    Po Box 569, Saguache, CO 81149

  • Upper Tomichi Historical Community Association


    Po Box 104, Sargents, CO 81248

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

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

Area Features of Saguache County, Colorado


Airport


(1) Granite Mountain Lodge Airport   (2) Norwood Junction Heliport   (3) Saguache Municipal Airport  

Basin


(1) Devils Armchair   (2) Groundhog Basin   (3) Kolkman Basin   (4) Little Basin   (5) Murphys Hole  

Bend


(1) Andys Hole  

Bridge


(1) Hickey Bridge  

Building


(1) Baca Grande Emergency Medical Services   (2) Baca Grande Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Bonanza Fire Department   (4) Crestone Fire Department   (5) Moffat Fire Department   (6) North Saguache County Volunteer Department   (7) Saguache County Courthouse   (8) Saguache County Jail   (9) Saguache County Museum   (10) Saguache County Sheriff S Office   (11) Saguache Emergency Management Services   (12) Saguache Fire Department   (13) Saguache Town Hall   (14) Sargents Fire Department   (15) Seguache County Library   (16) Villa Grove Fire Department  

Canal


(1) 32 South Ditch   (2) Big Meadow Ditch   (3) Braun Brothers Ditch Number 1   (4) Campbell Ditch 5   (5) Campbell Number 6   (6) Coleman South Ditch   (7) Commodore Ditch   (8) Cotton Creek Ditch   (9) Crestone Ditch   (10) Ford Ditch   (11) Frazee Ditch   (12) Friese Ditch Number 2   (13) Fullerton Ditch 2   (14) Gotthelf Samora Ditch   (15) Hodding Ditch 3   (16) Hodding Ditch 5   (17) Hoffman Niedhardt Ditch   (18) Hougland Ditch   (19) Larkspur Ditch   (20) Lawrence Ditch   (21) Malone Ditch   (22) Mesa Ditch   (23) Morrison Ditch   (24) Munro Ditch 2   (25) Needle Creek Ditch   (26) North Crestone Ditch   (27) North Ditch   (28) Perry Ditch   (29) Peterson Ditch Number 1   (30) Phillips Ditch 1   (31) Phillips Ditch 2   (32) Proffitt Company Ditch   (33) Proffitt Mcdonough Ditch   (34) Quartet Ditch   (35) Reservoir Enlargement Ditch   (36) Roberts Company Ditch   (37) Russell Ditch 4   (38) Schultze Dettrick Ditch   (39) Seitz Mcclure Ashley Ditch   (40) Shellabarger Ditch Number 2   (41) Shellabarger Eaton Ditch   (42) Smith Ford Ditch   (43) South Crestone Ditch   (44) Star Ditch   (45) Tarbell And Alexander Ditch   (46) Taylor Ashley Ditch   (47) Turnbull Lunguen Ditch   (48) Wales Shellabarger Ditch Number 1   (49) Wales Travis Ditch   (50) Ward Highline Ditch   (51) Wells Kerber Ditch   (52) Werner Clark Ditch   (53) White Ditch   (54) Woodard Brothers Ditch  

Cemetery


(1) Campo Santo Cemetery   (2) Cotton Creek Cemetery   (3) Hillside Cemetery   (4) Jacks Creek Cemetery   (5) Mirage Cemetery   (6) Teton Cemetery   (7) Villa Grove Cemetery   (8) Whites Cemetery  

Church


(1) Church In The Valley   (2) Community United Methodist Church   (3) Crestone Baptist Church   (4) Free Spirit Christian Church   (5) Pitkkin Avenue Baptist Church   (6) Rito Alto Church   (7) Saint Agnes Catholic Church Mission   (8) San Luis Valley Tibetan Church  

Civil


(1) Cochetopa Division   (2) Luis Maria Baca Number 4   (3) Saguache County   (4) Saguache Division   (5) Town Of Bonanza   (6) Town Of Crestone   (7) Town Of Moffat   (8) Town Of Saguache  

Cliff


(1) Copperstain Cliff   (2) Phantom Terrace   (3) V Rock   (4) Windy Point  

Dam


(1) Grays Creek Dam   (2) Lower Dome Dam   (3) Mcdonough Number 2 Dam   (4) Mountain Lake Dam   (5) Needle Dam   (6) Paradise Dam   (7) Pitch Wastewater Treatment Reservoir Dam   (8) Saguache Dam   (9) Upper Dome Dam  

Falls


(1) Macey Falls   (2) Saguache Falls   (3) Venable Falls  

Flat


(1) Antora Meadows   (2) Barret Park   (3) Big Meadows   (4) Blue Park   (5) Browns Park   (6) Burro Park   (7) Cameron Park   (8) Cochetopa Park   (9) Cold Spring Park   (10) Cyclone Park   (11) Dawson Park   (12) Elk Park   (13) Elkhorn Peak   (14) Firebox Park   (15) Fullerton Park   (16) Ignacio Park   (17) Indian Park   (18) Lake Mountain Park   (19) Long Park   (20) Lower Park   (21) Lower South Park   (22) Mexican Park   (23) Mill Park   (24) Monchego Park   (25) Mouds Bottom   (26) Needle Creek Flat   (27) Owen Park   (28) Porphyry Park   (29) Razor Creek Park   (30) Round Park   (31) Royal Park   (32) Sage Park   (33) Saguache Park   (34) Sanderson Park   (35) Sawmill Park   (36) Soro Park   (37) South Park   (38) Sunnyside Park   (39) Upper Razor Creek Park   (40) Waunita Park   (41) Willow Creek Park  

Gap


(1) Black Sage Pass   (2) Carnero Pass   (3) Cochetopa Pass   (4) Hermit Pass   (5) Marshall Pass   (6) Monarch Pass   (7) Moon Pass   (8) Music Pass   (9) North Pass   (10) Old Monarch Pass   (11) Original Monarch Pass   (12) Poncha Pass   (13) The Gate   (14) Ute Pass   (15) Venable Pass  

Hospital


(1) Sagauache County Comprehensive Health Clinic  

Lake


(1) Baldy Lake   (2) Bench Lake   (3) Blind Lake   (4) Cherry Lake   (5) Comanche Lake   (6) Cotton Lake   (7) Deadman Lakes   (8) Dry Lakes   (9) Elaine Lake   (10) Eureka Lake   (11) Goodwin Lakes   (12) Hanging Lake   (13) Hermit Lake   (14) Horn Lakes   (15) Horseshoe Lake   (16) Hunts Lake   (17) Lake Of The Clouds   (18) Little Sand Creek Lakes   (19) Macey Lake   (20) Macey Lakes   (21) Mas Alto Lake   (22) Mishak Lakes   (23) North Colony Lakes   (24) North Crestone Lake   (25) Pass Creek Lake   (26) Pole Creek Lake   (27) Rito Alto Lake   (28) Salamander Lake   (29) San Isabel Lake   (30) Silver Creek Lakes   (31) South Colony Lakes   (32) South Crestone Lake   (33) Teasup Lake   (34) Venable Lakes   (35) Waterdog Lakes   (36) Weisman Lake   (37) West Creek Lake   (38) Willow Creek Lakes  

Locale


(1) Agate Campground   (2) Alpine Camp   (3) Big Springs Campground   (4) Brewery Creek Guard Station   (5) Buffalo Pass Campground   (6) Carnero Guard Station   (7) Cottonwood Camp   (8) Davidson Ranch   (9) Deadman Camp   (10) Double Heart Ranch   (11) Flying M Ranch   (12) Garfield Campground   (13) Gould Ranch   (14) Hutchinson Homestead   (15) Kerber City   (16) King Homestead   (17) Little Bonanza Mill   (18) Long Branch Guard Station   (19) Luders Creek Campground   (20) Mcdonough Ranch   (21) Monarch Historical   (22) Monarch Park Campground   (23) Monarch Ski Area   (24) North Crestone Campground   (25) Old Agency Ranger Station   (26) Pleasant View Ranch   (27) Poso Campground   (28) Quarter Circle Ranch   (29) Saguache District Ranger Office   (30) Sand Pasture Windmill   (31) Sheds Camp   (32) Shewalter Ranch   (33) Snowblind Campground   (34) Stone Cellar Campground   (35) Stone Cellar Guard Station   (36) Storm King Campground   (37) Superior Mill   (38) Tomichi Picnic Area   (39) Upper Saguache Guard Station   (40) Willow Camp   (41) Woodard Cow Camp  

Mine


(1) Ajax Mine   (2) American Mammoth Mine   (3) American Revenue Mine   (4) Antoro Shaft   (5) Antoro Tunnel   (6) Apache Number Four Mine   (7) April Fool Mine   (8) Arkansas Mine   (9) Atlantic Mine   (10) Ben Bolts Paymaster Mine   (11) Big Indian Group Mine   (12) Big Red Twenty-two Mine   (13) Black Bess Mine   (14) Bonanza Mine   (15) Bonita Group Mine   (16) Brighton Mine   (17) Brittle Basin Mine   (18) Burlington Mine   (19) Burton Quarry   (20) Chicago Mine   (21) Chief Mine   (22) Chloride Mine   (23) Cliff Mine   (24) Clover Creek District Mine   (25) Cochetopa Creek Mine   (26) Cocomongo Mine   (27) Colorado Belle Mine   (28) Commander Mine   (29) Copper Head Claim   (30) Cora Mine   (31) Coronet Mine   (32) Crestone Mine   (33) D And J Mine   (34) Defiance Mine   (35) Delaware Mine   (36) Demming Mine   (37) E D Mine   (38) Eagle Mine   (39) Eclipse Mine   (40) Elarton Manganese Deposit   (41) Elisha Group Mine   (42) Elkington Mine   (43) Empress Josephine Mine   (44) Erie Number Thirty-three Mine   (45) Erie Number Twenty-eight Mine   (46) Essie Mine   (47) Euclid Mine   (48) Evening Star Mine   (49) Exchequer Mine   (50) Express Mine   (51) French Quarry   (52) Gem City Mine   (53) Gladstone Shaft   (54) Grand Monarch Mine   (55) Great Mogul Mine   (56) Great Monarch Mine   (57) Gypsy Queen Mine   (58) Hall Turquoise Mine   (59) Hanover Mine   (60) Hawkeye Number One Mine   (61) Hawkeye Number Three Mine   (62) Hawkeye Number Two Mine   (63) Hornet Manganese Mine   (64) Hortense Mine   (65) Hughes Mine   (66) Ignacio Mine   (67) Indian Creek Bog Iron Mine   (68) Jasper Mine   (69) Joe Wheeler Mine   (70) Josephine Mine   (71) Josephine Number One Quarry   (72) Jupiter Mine   (73) Kerber Creek Bog Iron Deposit Mine   (74) Keystone Mine   (75) Kismuth Mine   (76) Klondike Mine   (77) La Rue Number Two Mine   (78) Legal Tender Mine   (79) Liberty Mine   (80) Little Bonanza Mine   (81) Little Darling Mine   (82) Little Indian Number Six Mine   (83) Little Jennie Mine   (84) Little Manitou Mine   (85) Little Wonder Mine   (86) Lookout Number Twenty-two Mine   (87) M And W Group Mine   (88) Madonna Mine   (89) Manitou Sunlight Mine   (90) Marine Lode Mine   (91) Marshall Pass Group Mine   (92) May Queen Mine   (93) Mercury Alpine Mine   (94) Mercury Mine   (95) Michigan Shaft   (96) Minnie Lynch Mine   (97) Monarch Lime Quarry   (98) Monongahela Mine   (99) Morning Star Mine   (100) New York Mine   (101) Ohio And Morningstar Mine   (102) Oregon Mine   (103) Oregon Tunnel   (104) Oshkosh Mine   (105) Paragon Tunnel Mine   (106) Paymaster Mine   (107) Payson Mine   (108) Pershing Mine   (109) Pinnacle Mine   (110) Pitch Mine   (111) Queen City Mine   (112) Radcliff Shaft Mine   (113) Rainbow Mine   (114) Rawley Mine   (115) Ricky Placers Mine   (116) Rosalie Mine   (117) Saint Joe Mine   (118) Saint Louis Mine   (119) Sarah D Mine   (120) Senator Mine   (121) Shawmut Mine   (122) Silent Friend Mine   (123) Sky City Mine   (124) Snowshoe Mine   (125) Sosthenes Mine   (126) Stemwinder Minne   (127) Superior Mine   (128) Taylor Mining Syndicate Mine   (129) Triple T Mine   (130) Twins Mine   (131) Uncompahgre Number One Mine   (132) Vallejo Mine   (133) Valley View Mine   (134) Veni-vidi-vici Mine   (135) Villa Grove Mine   (136) Wainright Mine   (137) Warwick Mine   (138) Washakee Mine   (139) Whale Mine   (140) Wheel Of Fortune Mine   (141) Wide Awake Mine   (142) Wilson Mine   (143) Yellow Type Mine   (144) Zero Tunnel Mine  

Park


(1) Baca National Wildlife Refuge   (2) Dome Lakes State Wildlife Area  

Pillar


(1) Castle Rock   (2) Cat Rocks   (3) Chimney Rock   (4) Devils Knob   (5) Needle Rock  

Populated Place


(1) Alder   (2) Bonanza   (3) Bonita   (4) Chester   (5) Cottonwood   (6) Crestone   (7) Duncan   (8) Kerper City   (9) Liberty   (10) Mineral Hot Springs   (11) Mirage Historical   (12) Moffat   (13) Parkville   (14) Saguache   (15) Sargents   (16) Sedgewick Historical   (17) Shirley Historical   (18) Spook City   (19) Villa Grove  

Post Office


(1) Saguache Post Office   (2) Sargents Post Office  

Range


(1) Cochetopa Hills  

Reservoir


(1) Cottonwood Lake   (2) Lone Pine Reservoir   (3) Lower Dome Reservoir   (4) Lower Sand Creek Lake   (5) Mcdonough Reservoir Number 2   (6) Mine Wastewater Treatment Reservoir   (7) Mosquito Lake   (8) Moss Lake   (9) Needle Creek Reservoir   (10) O Haver Lake   (11) Paradise Reservoir   (12) Saguache Reservoir   (13) Upper Dome Reservoir   (14) Upper Sand Creek Lake  

Ridge


(1) Center Ridge   (2) Dawson Ridge   (3) Lime Ridge   (4) Mcintyre Ridge   (5) Monarch Ridge  

School


(1) Crookton School   (2) Moffat Consolidated School   (3) Mountain Valley School  

Spring


(1) Alkali Spring   (2) Asterhouse Spring   (3) Bachichi Spring   (4) Big Dry Gulch Spring   (5) Boland Spring   (6) Cedar Spring   (7) Cody Gulch Spring   (8) Cody Spring   (9) Cold Spring   (10) Columbia Spring   (11) Cottonwood Spring   (12) Findley Spring   (13) Garcia Spring   (14) Hat Springs   (15) Higgins Spring   (16) Houghland Hill Spring   (17) Limekiln Spring   (18) Mcintyre Spring   (19) Mineral Hot Springs   (20) Mud Spring   (21) Noland Spring   (22) O Neal Spring   (23) Onion Spring   (24) Proffit Spring   (25) Rock Spring   (26) Scheeker Spring   (27) Simmons Spring   (28) Soda Spring   (29) Ute Spring   (30) Willow Bog Spring  

Stream


(1) Agate Creek   (2) Alder Creek   (3) Alkali Creek   (4) Allen Creek   (5) Alpine Creek   (6) Ant Creek   (7) Antelope Creek   (8) Antora Creek   (9) Archuleta Creek   (10) Baldy Branch   (11) Ball Arroyo   (12) Baxter Creek   (13) Bear Creek   (14) Beaver Creek   (15) Benito Creek   (16) Benny Creek   (17) Big Bend Creek   (18) Blue Creek   (19) Bolton Creek   (20) Box Creek   (21) Brewery Creek   (22) Brier Creek   (23) Brook Creek   (24) Browns Creek   (25) Brush Creek   (26) Buck Park Creek   (27) Bulls Creek   (28) Burned Timber Creek   (29) Butterfly Creek   (30) Calf Creek   (31) Cantonment Creek   (32) Canyon Creek   (33) Carlson Creek   (34) Cave Creek   (35) Cecilia Creek   (36) Cedar Creek   (37) Chavez Creek   (38) Clair Creek   (39) Clover Creek   (40) Cold Creek   (41) Cole Creek   (42) Cook Creek   (43) Corduroy Creek   (44) Cotton Creek   (45) Cottonwood Creek   (46) Cow Creek   (47) Crestone Creek   (48) Cross Creek   (49) Dawson Creek   (50) Deadman Creek   (51) Deadmans Creek   (52) Decker Creek   (53) Deep Creek   (54) Deer Creek   (55) Dorsey Creek   (56) Duckfoot Creek   (57) Duncan Creek   (58) Dutchman Creek   (59) East Fork Buck Park Creek   (60) East Middle Creek   (61) East Pass Creek   (62) East Sheep Creek   (63) Elk Creek   (64) Fence Creek   (65) Ferguson Creek   (66) Flagstaff Creek   (67) Ford Creek   (68) Fourmile Creek   (69) Gismo Creek   (70) Grays Creek   (71) Grouse Creek   (72) Halfmoon Creek   (73) Harry Creek   (74) Hat Springs Creek   (75) Hayden Pass Creek   (76) Hicks Creek   (77) Hidden Creek   (78) Hodding Creek   (79) Houselog Creek   (80) Indian Creek   (81) Jacks Creek   (82) Jakes Creek   (83) Jay Creek   (84) Johns Creek   (85) Jones Creek   (86) Kelly Creek   (87) Kerber Creek   (88) La Garita Creek   (89) Lake Branch   (90) Lake Fork   (91) Lake Fork Cochetopa Creek   (92) Lake Fork North Crestone Creek   (93) Lake Fork Saguache Creek   (94) Left Hand Barret Creek   (95) Left Hand Dawson Creek   (96) Left Hand Needle Creek   (97) Lime Creek   (98) Little Kerber Creek   (99) Little North Fork   (100) Little Sand Creek   (101) Lone Tree Creek   (102) Long Branch   (103) Los Creek   (104) Los Pinos Creek   (105) Lost Cabin Creek   (106) Luders Creek   (107) Lujan Creek   (108) Major Creek   (109) Mann Creek   (110) Marshall Creek   (111) Masauernez Creek   (112) Mckenney Creek   (113) Means Creek   (114) Merkt Creek   (115) Middle Barret Creek   (116) Middle Creek   (117) Middle Fork Carnero Creek   (118) Middle Fork North Crestone Creek   (119) Middle Fork Saguache Creek   (120) Milk Creek   (121) Mill Creek   (122) Miller Creek   (123) Millswitch Creek   (124) Miners Creek   (125) Monchego Creek   (126) Moon Creek   (127) Mosquito Creek   (128) Mountain Lion Creek   (129) Mountain Spring Creek   (130) Needle Creek   (131) Nelson Creek   (132) Nieland Creek   (133) No Name Creek   (134) North Branch Saguache Creek   (135) North Crestone Creek   (136) North Decker Creek   (137) North Fork Agate Creek   (138) North Fork Cedar Creek   (139) North Fork North Creston Creek   (140) North Fork Saguache Creek   (141) North Rock Creek   (142) Nutras Creek   (143) Oso Creek   (144) Ouray Creek   (145) Owens Creek   (146) Park Creek   (147) Pauline Creek   (148) Perfecto Creek   (149) Peterson Creek   (150) Phantom Creek   (151) Pine Creek   (152) Pole Creek   (153) Porphyry Creek   (154) Poso Creek   (155) Prong Creek   (156) Quemado Creek   (157) Ralston Creek   (158) Raspberry Creek   (159) Right Hand Barret Creek   (160) Right Hand Dawson Creek   (161) Right Hand Needle Creek   (162) Rito Alto Creek   (163) Rock Creek   (164) Russell Creek   (165) Saguache Creek   (166) Salaya Creek   (167) Samora Creek   (168) San Isabel Creek   (169) Sawlog Creek   (170) School Section Creek   (171) Sheep Creek   (172) Short Creek   (173) Silver Creek   (174) Skunk Creek   (175) Slane Creek   (176) Slaughterhouse Creek   (177) Smith Creek   (178) South Crestone Creek   (179) South Decker Creek   (180) South Fork Carnero Creek   (181) South Fork Cedar Creek   (182) South Fork Saguache Creek   (183) South Fork Wild Cherry Creek   (184) South Rock Creek   (185) South Spanish Creek   (186) Spanish Creek   (187) Spring Creek   (188) Spruce Creek   (189) Squaw Creek   (190) Squirrel Creek   (191) Starvation Creek   (192) Stewart Creek   (193) Stinking Arroyo   (194) Studhorse Creek   (195) Sunshine Creek   (196) Swidinski Creek   (197) Tank Seven Creek   (198) Templeton Creek   (199) Tent Creek   (200) Texas Creek   (201) Trail Creek   (202) Treasure Creek   (203) Triano Creek   (204) Trough Creek   (205) Tuttle Creek   (206) Upper Left Hand Needle Creek   (207) Ute Creek   (208) Vulcan Creek   (209) Wannamaker Creek   (210) Weddle Creek   (211) West Fork Buck Park Creek   (212) West Fork Long Branch Tomichi Creek   (213) West Gismo Creek   (214) West Park Creek   (215) West Pass Creek   (216) Whale Creek   (217) Wild Cherry Creek   (218) Wild Dog Creek   (219) Willow Creek   (220) Yankee Creek  

Summit


(1) Antora Peak   (2) Baxter Mountain   (3) Big Hill   (4) Blueberry Peak   (5) Bonita Hill   (6) Boot Mountain   (7) Bowers Peak   (8) Broken Hand Peak   (9) Burnt Mountain   (10) Challenger Point   (11) Chipeta Mountain   (12) Clayton Cone   (13) Cleveland Peak   (14) Cochetopa Dome   (15) Colony Baldy   (16) Columbia Point   (17) Comanche Peak   (18) Copper Butte   (19) Crestone Needle   (20) Crestone Peak   (21) Crestone Peaks   (22) Deer Hill   (23) Eureka Mountain   (24) Flagpole Hill   (25) Flagstaff Mountain   (26) Fluted Peak   (27) Gibson Peak   (28) Green Mountain   (29) Hat Mountain   (30) Hayden Peak   (31) Headwaters Hill   (32) Hermit Peak   (33) Horn Peak   (34) Houghland Hill   (35) Humboldt Peak   (36) Hunts Peak   (37) Kit Carson Mountain   (38) Lake Hill   (39) Lake Mountain   (40) Little Baldy Mountain   (41) Little Horn Peak   (42) Long Branch Baldy   (43) Lookout Mountain   (44) Marble Mountain   (45) Middle Baldy   (46) Mill Hill   (47) Milwaukee Hill   (48) Milwaukee Peak   (49) Mount Adams   (50) Mount Kia Mia   (51) Mount Lion   (52) Mount Manitou   (53) Mount Marcy   (54) Mount Ouray   (55) Mount Owen   (56) Mount Peck   (57) Music Mountain   (58) Organ Mountain   (59) Pahlone Peak   (60) Peel Point   (61) Pico Aislado   (62) Porphyry Peak   (63) Quakey Mountain   (64) Raspberry Peak   (65) Rattlesnake Hill   (66) Razor Creek Dome   (67) Red Mountain   (68) Rito Alto Peak   (69) Round Hill   (70) Round Mountain   (71) Saguache Peak   (72) Sargents Mesa   (73) Sheep Mountain   (74) Sierra De La Lola   (75) Simmons Peak   (76) Snowslide Mountain   (77) Spread Eagle Peak   (78) Spring Mountain   (79) Spruce Mountain   (80) Steepy Mountain   (81) Storm King Mountain   (82) Syncline Hill   (83) Table Mountain   (84) Tijeras Peak   (85) Tracy Mountain   (86) Trickle Mountain   (87) Twin Peaks   (88) Venable Peak   (89) West Baldy   (90) Whale Hill   (91) Willow Mesa   (92) Windy Peak  

Trail


(1) Coleman Cutoff Trail   (2) Cotton Trail   (3) Divide Trail   (4) Fooses Creek Trail   (5) Hermit Lake Trail   (6) Hunts Lake Trail   (7) Lake Of The Clouds Trail   (8) Laughlin Stock Driveway   (9) Lime Creek Stock Driveway   (10) Loop Trail   (11) Music Pass Trail   (12) Quakey Mountain Trail   (13) Rito Alto Trail   (14) Round Mountain Trail   (15) Sheep Mountain Trail   (16) Simmons Peak Trail   (17) Skyline Trail   (18) Stewart Creek Trail   (19) Venable-comanche Trail  

Valley


(1) Asterhouse Gulch   (2) Bear Gulch   (3) Berry Gulch   (4) Big Dry Gulch   (5) Big Hollow Gulch   (6) Big Tree Gulch   (7) Boland Canyon   (8) Bull Gulch   (9) Burnt Gulch   (10) Burro Canyon   (11) Ca On Diablo   (12) Ca On Hondo   (13) Cabin Draw   (14) California Gulch   (15) Camp Gulch   (16) Cedar Canyon   (17) Chico Gulch   (18) Chimney Rock Gulch   (19) Chloride Gulch   (20) Cleveland Gulch   (21) Cody Gulch   (22) Columbia Gulch   (23) Copper Gulch   (24) Cow Gulch   (25) Daly Gulch   (26) De Tilla Gulch   (27) Deacon Jones Gulch   (28) Deadman Gulch   (29) Dean Jones Gulch   (30) Dimick Gulch   (31) Drill Hole Gulch   (32) Dry Gulch   (33) Eagle Gulch   (34) Eaglebrook Gulch   (35) East Pierce Gulch   (36) Elkhorn Gulch   (37) Euclid Gulch   (38) Express Gulch   (39) Fence Gulch   (40) Findley Gulch   (41) Graveyard Gulch   (42) Greenback Gulch   (43) Greyback Gulch   (44) Hawkins Gulch   (45) Henderson Gulch   (46) Hicks Gulch   (47) Home Gulch   (48) Homestead Gulch   (49) Horn Gulch   (50) Horse Canyon   (51) Horse Gulch   (52) Houghland Gulch   (53) Jack Gulch   (54) King Gulch   (55) Laughlin Gulch   (56) Lightening Gulch   (57) Limekiln Gulch   (58) Lion Gulch   (59) Little Spring Gulch   (60) Lone Tree Gulch   (61) Lucky Boy Gulch   (62) Manganese Gulch   (63) Marshall Gulch   (64) Mcintyre Canyon   (65) Mcintyre Gulch   (66) Mexican Joe Gulch   (67) Mill Gulch   (68) Mine Gulch   (69) Myers Gulch   (70) Noland Gulch   (71) North Gulch   (72) Peterman Gulch   (73) Peterson Gulch   (74) Picnic Gulch   (75) Poison Gulch   (76) Pole Gulch   (77) Pole Road Gulch   (78) Proffit Gulch   (79) Rabbit Canyon   (80) Raspberry Gulch   (81) Rawley Gulch   (82) Richie Gulch   (83) Rincon Quemado   (84) Rocky Gulch   (85) Round Hill Gulch   (86) Royal Gulch   (87) Sand Gulch   (88) Sawlog Gulch   (89) Sawmill Gulch   (90) Schecker Gulch   (91) Simmons Gulch   (92) Slide Rock Canyon   (93) Snowblind Gulch   (94) Soda Spring Gulch   (95) Sosthenes Gulch   (96) South Gulch   (97) Spring Gulch   (98) Stonehouse Gulch   (99) Swag Gulch   (100) Taylor Canyon   (101) Tennessee Gulch   (102) Toll Road Gulch   (103) Townsite Gulch   (104) Tub Gulch   (105) Turquoise Gulch   (106) U S Gulch   (107) Van Tassel Gulch   (108) Wagon Box Gulch   (109) Ward Gulch   (110) Wilcox Gulch   (111) Wild Bill Gulch   (112) Wolverine Gulch  

Well


(1) Woodard Well  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Saguache County, Colorado

81149 (pop. 902) 81131 (pop. 809) 81143 (pop. 540)
81155 (pop. 104) 81248 (pop. 60)  


Counties Nearby Saguache County, Colorado

Rio Grande County, CO  (pop. 11,743) 32.6 Miles
Chaffee County, CO  (pop. 16,870) 39.1 Miles
Custer County, CO  (pop. 3,598) 43.2 Miles
Alamosa County, CO  (pop. 15,353) 46.5 Miles
Mineral County, CO  (pop. 1,077) 47.6 Miles



Area Code(s) in Saguache County, Colorado

719, 970



Elevation in Saguache County, Colorado is 7,831.0 ft. (2,387.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Saguache County, Colorado

Lat: 38.100481 N        Long: -106.210400 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 41   (1.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 36   (1.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 28   (1.3%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 129   (5.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 209   (9.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 455   (20.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 588   (26.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 355   (16.1%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 63   (2.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 138   (6.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 45   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 15   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 73   (3.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 36   (1.6%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,626

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 513

In 3-person carpool : 32

In 4-person carpool : 7

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 26

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 11

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 3

Bicycle : 62

Walked : 195

Other means : 104

Worked at home : 489


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Less than 5 minutes : 391

5 to 9 minutes : 565

10 to 14 minutes : 390

15 to 19 minutes : 242

20 to 24 minutes : 173

25 to 29 minutes : 66

30 to 34 minutes : 375

35 to 39 minutes : 16

40 to 44 minutes : 89

45 to 59 minutes : 150

60 to 89 minutes : 60

90 or more minutes : 62


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 670

No Social Security income : 1,993


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 296

No retirement income : 2,367


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 154

$10,000 to $14,999 : 96

$15,000 to $19,999 : 176

$20,000 to $24,999 : 158

$25,000 to $29,999 : 146

$30,000 to $34,999 : 103

$35,000 to $39,999 : 99

$40,000 to $44,999 : 122

$45,000 to $49,999 : 88

$50,000 to $59,999 : 98

$60,000 to $74,999 : 149

$75,000 to $99,999 : 110

$100,000 to $124,999 : 106

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 or more : 88


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $35,740


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Saguache County, Colorado

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 378  (27.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 143  (10.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 116  (8.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 230  (16.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 294  (21.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 321  (28.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 193  (17.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 410  (36.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 127  (11.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





Employment Rate In Saguache County, Colorado

Employed: 3,029
Unemployed: 205



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

Ground Water

 
Fresh 357.81 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 357.81 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 289.22 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 289.22 Mgal/d





There are 99 Farms In Saguache County, Colorado


(updated 2008)



Banks In Saguache County, Colorado

First Southwest Bank - 1 Branches


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

Nbh Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Saguache County, Colorado

  • Baca Grande


    (about 25.9 miles in Moffat, Colorado; Airport Code: BCJ)

  • Harriet Alexander Field


    (about 31.5 miles in Salida, Colorado; Airport Code: SLT)

  • Alamosa Municipal


    (about 49.6 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional


    (about 49.6 miles in Gunnison, Colorado; Airport Code: GUC)

  • San Luis Valley Regional/Bergman Field


    (about 49.7 miles in Alamosa, Colorado; Airport Code: ALS)

  • Fremont County


    (about 64.0 miles in Florence, Colorado; Airport Code: CNE)

  • Buckhorn Ranch


    (about 65.0 miles in Crested Butte, Colorado; Airport Code: CSE)

  • Stevens Field


    (about 73.3 miles in Pagosa Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: PGO)

  • Lake County


    (about 77.5 miles in Leadville, Colorado; Airport Code: LXV)

  • Aspen Pitkin County Sardy Field


    (about 85.4 miles in Woody Creek, Colorado; Airport Code: ASE)

  • Butts AAF


    (about 88.1 miles in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: FCS)

  • North Fork Valley


    (about 92.6 miles in Hotchkiss, Colorado; Airport Code: WPO)

  • Telluride Regional


    (about 93.0 miles in Mountain Village, Colorado; Airport Code: TEX)

  • Pueblo Memorial


    (about 94.0 miles in Pueblo, Colorado; Airport Code: PUB)

  • Peterson Field


    (about 94.8 miles in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: COS)

  • City of Colorado Springs Municipal


    (about 95.1 miles in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: COS)

  • Montrose Regional


    (about 95.4 miles in Montrose, Colorado; Airport Code: MTJ)

  • USAF Academy Airfield


    (about 96.5 miles in Colorado Springs, Colorado; Airport Code: AFF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Saguache County, Colorado

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

61.76%

Carpooled

19.34%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.04%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.82%

Walked

6.60%

Other Means

2.05%

Worked At Home

9.39%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,317

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 160

Female householder, no husband present : 234

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 777

Householder not living alone : 175


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 93

Female householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and male partner : 49

All other households : 2,517


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,050

Renter-occupied housing units : 267

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 105

Renter-occupied housing units : 55

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 106

Renter-occupied housing units : 128

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 585

Renter-occupied housing units : 367


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 346

$10,000 to $14,999 : 230

$15,000 to $19,999 : 271

$20,000 to $24,999 : 227

$25,000 to $29,999 : 276

$30,000 to $34,999 : 163

$35,000 to $39,999 : 155

$40,000 to $44,999 : 162

$45,000 to $49,999 : 114

$50,000 to $59,999 : 114

$60,000 to $74,999 : 217

$75,000 to $99,999 : 134

$100,000 to $124,999 : 122

$125,000 to $149,999 : 8

$150,000 to $199,999 : 24

$200,000 or more : 100


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Total : 3,772


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Occupied : 2,663

Vacant : 1,109


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Built 2005 or later : 7

Built 2000 to 2004 : 216

Built 1990 to 1999 : 919

Built 1980 to 1989 : 587

Built 1970 to 1979 : 556

Built 1960 to 1969 : 226

Built 1950 to 1959 : 271

Built 1940 to 1949 : 206

Built 1939 or earlier : 784


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Utility gas : 805

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 890

Electricity : 371

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 25

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 480

Solar energy : 39

Other fuel : 53

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Saguache County, Colorado)

Less than $10,000 : 44

$10,000 to $14,999 : 61

$15,000 to $19,999 : 29

$20,000 to $24,999 : 26

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 51

$40,000 to $49,999 : 52

$50,000 to $59,999 : 94

$60,000 to $69,999 : 92

$70,000 to $79,999 : 77

$80,000 to $89,999 : 154

$90,000 to $99,999 : 117

$100,000 to $124,999 : 201

$125,000 to $149,999 : 156

$150,000 to $174,999 : 117

$175,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 to $249,999 : 81

$250,000 to $299,999 : 75

$300,000 to $399,999 : 161

$400,000 to $499,999 : 50

$500,000 to $749,999 : 49

$750,000 to $999,999 : 34

$1,000,000 or more : 82


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Saguache 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 : 32

Home equity loan only : 68

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 3

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 944

Housing units without a mortgage : 799


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $166,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $154,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $95,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $59,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $80,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $80,500

Built 1940 to 1949 : $101,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $112,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Saguache County, Colorado: 60.9%

Percentage of Family Households in Colorado: 63.9%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Saguache 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 118 118 $5,315,055
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

118 118 $5,315,055
2000        
  Single Family 133 133 $6,902,820
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

133 133 $6,902,820
2001        
  Single Family 103 103 $6,331,894
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

103 103 $6,331,894
2002        
  Single Family 76 76 $11,504,104
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

76 76 $11,504,104
2003        
  Single Family 80 80 $7,223,227
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

80 80 $7,223,227
2004        
  Single Family 106 106 $10,221,483
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

106 106 $10,221,483
2005        
  Single Family 80 80 $8,934,040
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

80 80 $8,934,040
2006        
  Single Family 74 74 $11,212,361
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

74 74 $11,212,361


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Saguache County, CO): $25,495
Median Household Income In 2000 (Colorado): $47,203


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Saguache County): $67,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Colorado): $160,100


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Saguache County, Colorado

Utility Gas: 29.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 37.3%
Electricity: 14.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.1%
Wood: 14.7%
Solar Energy: 1.6%
Other Fuel: 0.3%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Saguache County, Colorado

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 100%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Saguache County): $404
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Colorado): $671
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Saguache 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 Saguache County, Colorado are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Saguache County, Colorado

Premier Home Care Inc


     Address: 28350 County Road 317 #1, Buena Vista, Colorado 81211
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/11/2006

Upper Arkansas Home Health, An Amedisys Partn


     Address: 301 E Oak Street, Salida, Colorado 81201
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/1/1985

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

Fremont County Nursing Service


     Address: 172 Justice Center Road, Canon City, Colorado 81212
     Ownership: Government - Local
     Certified Date: 9/21/1966

Hospitals Close To Saguache County, Colorado

Heart Of The Rockies Regional Medical Center


     Address: 448 E First St, Salida, Colorado 81201
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center


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

Centura Health-st Thomas More Hosp & Prog Care


     Address: 1338 Phay Ave, Canon City, Colorado 81212
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Gunnison Valley Hospital


     Address: 711 N Taylor Street, Gunnison, Colorado 81230
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center


     Address: 23500 Us Hwy 160, Walsenburg, Colorado 81089
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Nursing Homes Close To Saguache County, Colorado

Juniper Village At Monte Vista


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

Casa Illuminaria


     Address: 1280 Grand Ave, Del Norte, Colorado 81132
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 25
     Percent Occupied: 63%

Colorado State Veterans Center-homelake


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

Columbine Manor Care Center


     Address: 530 West 16th Street, Salida, Colorado 81201
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 100
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Evergreen Nursing Home


     Address: 1991 Carroll Ave, Alamosa, Colorado 81101
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 44
     Percent Occupied: 73%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Saguache County, Colorado

Name: Palo Verde
Address: PO Box 52034; Phoenix,AZ 85072-2034
Distance: 457 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Saguache County, Colorado

    Retired Workers: 410
    Disabled Workers: 85
    Widowers Workers: 60
    Spouses Workers: 30
    Children Workers: 50


(updated 2007)



Saguache County, Colorado Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 56.87%
  • Bush & Cheney 41.49%
  • Other 1.64%



(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 Saguache County, Colorado citizens.

Relocation to Saguache County, CO

8.81 % of Saguache County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $25,792

Colorado Average 10.77 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Chaffee County , CO 1.05 % ($33,000 AGI )
  • Alamosa County , CO 0.96 % ($21,727 AGI )

Relocation away from Saguache County, CO

9.59 % of Saguache 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 $21,387

Colorado Average 10.03 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Rio Grande County , CO 0.86 % ($24,200 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 Saguache County, Colorado is based on over 50 years of data.

Tornado Information For Saguache County, Colorado


On 06/16/1991, a tornado touched down 2.13 miles from the center of Saguache County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $50,000-$500,000.

On 07/29/1992, a tornado touched down 4.6 miles from the center of Saguache County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities. Damages ranged from $500 to $5,000.

On 06/10/1980, a tornado touched down 15.2 miles from the center of Saguache County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 1 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.

On 06/05/2000, a tornado touched down 21.32 miles from the center of Saguache County, Colorado. The tornado was rated a category 0 . There were 0 injuries and 0 fatalities.



Storms In Saguache County, Colorado

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
07/25/1999, 05:15 pm 0 0 $65K $10K
         
Hail        
09/02/1994, 03:30 pm 0 0 -- $200K
08/22/1993, 01:30 pm 0 0 $5K $50K
         
Lightning        
07/27/2003, 03:36 pm 1 1 -- --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/03/2005, 02:24 pm 0 0 $100K --
         



Tornados In Saguache County, Colorado

    Length Width F-Scale Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage

Tornado

  1992-07-29 -- 10 -- 0 0 $3K --
  1991-06-16 7 100 1 0 0 $250K --
  1991-05-05 -- 10 -- 0 0 $25K --





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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 Saguache 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 Saguache County, Colorado


  • Saguache County Jail


    530 5th Street, Saguache, CO 81149
    Capacity: 23
    Confined: 18
    Avg. Population: 19
    Year Built: 1957


(updated 2006)



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