Alamosa East, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 1,458. Population change since 2000: -4.6%
Males: 751  (51.5%)
Females: 707  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  30.4 years
Colorado median age:  36.7 years

Zip codes: 81101.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,514 (it was $27,176 in 2000)
Alamosa East:

$48,514
CO:

$65,685

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,803 (it was $10,948 in 2000)

Alamosa East CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $133,588 (it was $78,400 in 2000)
Alamosa East:

$133,588
CO:

$314,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $125,146; Detached houses: $148,742; Mobile homes: $27,720

Median gross rent in 2016: $750.

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  • Races in Alamosa East, CO (2010)

    Alamosa East races chart
    • 78954.1%Hispanic
    • 61642.2%White alone
    • 221.5%Two or more races
    • 100.7%Asian alone
    • 90.6%American Indian alone
    • 90.6%Other race alone
    • 30.2%Black alone

Races in Alamosa East detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alamosa East: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: French (8.0%), German (4.3%), Dutch (2.6%), Irish (2.6%), American (2.2%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 3.61 square miles.

Population density: 404 people per square mile   (low).

Alamosa East,CO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Alamosa East:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alamosa East CDP:

  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 2.6%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

172 residents are foreign born (8.9% Latin America).

This place:

9.8%
Colorado:

9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Alamosa East CDP:  0.7% ($557)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
Alamosa East satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pueblo, CO (86.8 miles , pop. 102,121).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Colorado Springs, CO (112.0 miles , pop. 360,890).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (444.0 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Alamosa, CO (1.1 miles ), Mosca-Hooper, CO (3.4 miles ), La Jara, CO (3.9 miles ), Sanford, CO (3.9 miles ), Monte Vista, CO (4.2 miles ), Hooper, CO (4.3 miles) , Blanca, CO (4.4 miles ), Capulin, CO (4.4 miles) .

Latitude: 37.48 N, Longitude: 105.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 719

Alamosa East household income distribution Alamosa East home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Legal occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Alamosa East: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Alamosa East, Colorado

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Earthquake activity:

Alamosa East-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 137% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 71.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2007 at 14:34:38, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.4 MW, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 59.9 miles away from Alamosa East center
On 9/5/2001 at 10:52:07, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/2004 at 06:50:47, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2004 at 12:09:56, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.0 miles away from Alamosa East center
On 9/13/1994 at 06:01:23, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 125.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alamosa County (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Alamosa East:

  • SAN LUIS VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)
  • EVERGREEN NH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)
  • EVERGREEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)
  • AT HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)
  • SAN LUIS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)
  • COLORADO STATE VETERANS CENTER-HOMELAKE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MONTE VISTA, CO)
  • HOSPICE DEL VALLE, INC. (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ALAMOSA, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alamosa East:

  • Adams State University (about 2 miles; Alamosa, CO; Full-time enrollment: 2,805)
  • Pueblo Community College (about 86 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,329)
  • Colorado State University-Pueblo (about 91 miles; Pueblo, CO; FT enrollment: 5,993)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 95 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Pikes Peak Community College (about 107 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 10,395)
  • Colorado College (about 111 miles; Colorado Springs, CO; FT enrollment: 2,199)
  • Fort Lewis College (about 112 miles; Durango, CO; FT enrollment: 3,631)

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Churches in Alamosa East include: Alamosa Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses (A), Cavalry Bible Chapel (B), Alamosa Christian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Alamosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 57.2. This is better than average.

City:

57.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 25.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.6%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 35.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.9%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
3 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Colorado average:

11.3

Alamosa East travel time to work - commute Alamosa East mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alamosa East CDP (based on Alamosa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,9961
Evangelical Protestant2,19118
Other1,5677
Mainline Protestant6915
None4,000-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Alamosa County:

2.62 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Alamosa County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Alamosa County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

11.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.1%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alamosa County:

19.2%
Colorado:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.5%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Alamosa East:

46.1%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Alamosa East:

28.7
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.5%
Colorado:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alamosa East:

11.2%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alamosa East:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alamosa East:

35.0%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
Here:

55.2%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.4%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alamosa East, CO Residents

9.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.22%
Colorado average:

9.68%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Rio Grande County, CO  1.36% ($24,113 average AGI)
from Conejos County, CO  1.05% ($21,055)
from El Paso County, CO  0.71% ($27,865)


9.02% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.02%
Colorado average:

9.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Rio Grande County, CO  1.03% ($24,556 average AGI)
to Conejos County, CO  0.73% ($40,974)
to El Paso County, CO  0.69% ($20,194)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alamosa East:

  • KGIW (1450 AM; 1 kW; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KSLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; MONTE VISTA, CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBR (1040 AM; daytime; 15 kW; MONUMENT, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCMN (1530 AM; 15 kW; COLORADO SPRINGS, CO)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alamosa East:

  • KALQ-FM (93.5 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KASF (90.9 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: ADAMS STATE COLLEGE)
  • K244DO (96.7 FM; ALAMOSA, ETC., CO; Owner: SAN LUIS VALLEY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRZA (88.7 FM; ALAMOSA, CO; Owner: EQUAL REPRESENTATION/MEDIA ADVOCACY)
  • K239AE (95.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, ETC, CO; Owner: COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • K203AT (88.5 FM; WESTCLIFFE, ETC., CO; Owner: THE COLORADO COLLEGE)
  • KDZA-FM (107.9 FM; PUEBLO, CO; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K208DP (89.5 FM; NATHROP, CO; Owner: CHEYENNE MTN PUBLIC B/CAST HOUSE INC)
  • KSBV (93.7 FM; SALIDA, CO; Owner: ARKANSAS VALLEY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K219CF (91.7 FM; DEL NORTE, ETC., CO; Owner: MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOUNDATION, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ALAMOSA, N.E. Of Intersection Of Hwy. 17 And U.S. Hwy. 160 (Lat: 37.473889 Lon: -105.856944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQOB365
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz... (+9 more)Grant Date: 08/02/2011, Expiration Date: 08/02/2021, Certifier: Alan WeheRegistrant: Hill & Welch, 1025 Connecticut Ave., Nw #1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-1470, Fax: (301) 622-2864, Email:
  • ALAMOSA, N.E. Of Intersection Of Hwy. 17 And U.S. Hwy. 160 (Lat: 37.473889 Lon: -105.856944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQSF538, Licensee ID: L01537063
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 19460.0 MHz... (+33 more)Grant Date: 09/12/2013, Expiration Date: 09/12/2023, Certifier: Alan WeheRegistrant: Jade Communications, LLC, 129 Santa Fe, Alamosa, CO 81101, Phone: (719) 589-5140, Fax: (719) 379-5233, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (94%)
  • Electricity (6%)

Alamosa East compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

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  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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