Arboles, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 280. Population change since 2000: +20.7%
Males: 147  (52.7%)
Females: 133  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  58.7 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 81121, 81137, 81147.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,579 (it was $33,125 in 2000)
Arboles:

$37,579
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,203 (it was $19,384 in 2000)

Arboles CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $203,641 (it was $140,800 in 2000)
Arboles:

$203,641
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $252,797; Detached houses: $318,960; Mobile homes: $94,448

Median gross rent in 2013: $745.

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  • Races in Arboles, CO (2010)

    Arboles races chart
    • 20372.5%White alone
    • 6222.1%Hispanic
    • 93.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.7%Black alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Arboles: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (23.9%), Irish (14.3%), English (11.6%), French (6.8%), Swedish (5.5%), United States (4.8%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 6220 feet

Land area: 5.27 square miles.

Population density: 53 people per square mile   (very low).

Arboles,CO real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Arboles:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arboles CDP:

  • Never married: 16.4%
  • Now married: 78.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 1.0%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

9 residents are foreign born (4.1% Latin America).

This place:

4.1%
Colorado:

9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $623 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $251 (0.2%)

Arboles satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Santa Fe, NM (123.9 miles , pop. 62,203).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Albuquerque, NM (139.7 miles , pop. 448,607).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (356.9 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Young Place, NM (2.4 miles) , Southern Ute, CO (3.2 miles) , Ignacio, CO (3.7 miles ), Piedra, CO (3.8 miles) , Bayfield, CO (4.2 miles ), Navajo Dam, NM (4.3 miles ), Dulce, NM (5.0 miles ), Cedar Hill, NM (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 37.02 N, Longitude: 107.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Arboles household income distribution Arboles home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Colorado:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (60%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (60%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Arboles, Colorado

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Earthquake activity:

Arboles-area historical earthquake activity is above Colorado state average. It is 214% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1992 at 11:57:34, a magnitude 7.6 (6.2 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.3 MW, Depth: 0.7 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 548.4 miles away from the city center, causing 3 deaths (1 shaking deaths, 2 other deaths) and 400 injuries, causing $100,000,000 total damage and $40,000,000 insured losses
On 10/16/1999 at 09:46:44, a magnitude 7.4 (6.3 MB, 7.4 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.3 ML) earthquake occurred 534.5 miles away from Arboles center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 594.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/1940 at 04:36:40, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 536.6 miles away from the city center, causing $33,000,000 total damage
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 146.8 miles away from Arboles center
On 9/2/1992 at 10:26:20, a magnitude 5.9 (5.7 MB, 5.6 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.9 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 334.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Archuleta County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arboles:

  • Fort Lewis College (about 31 miles; Durango, CO; Full-time enrollment: 3,631)
  • San Juan College (about 45 miles; Farmington, NM; FT enrollment: 5,112)
  • Adams State University (about 91 miles; Alamosa, CO; FT enrollment: 2,805)
  • Western State Colorado University (about 110 miles; Gunnison, CO; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Santa Fe Community College (about 127 miles; Santa Fe, NM; FT enrollment: 3,047)
  • University of Phoenix-Albuquerque Campus (about 135 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 2,335)
  • University of New Mexico-Main Campus (about 142 miles; Albuquerque, NM; FT enrollment: 23,042)

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Notable location: Los Pinos Fire Protection District Station 5 Arboles (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Archuleta 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 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.238. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.238
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.65. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.65
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 11.5. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 4.24. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.24
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.4%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.8%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Colorado average:

11.4

Arboles travel time to work - commute Arboles mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arboles CDP (based on Archuleta County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,6436
Evangelical Protestant1,74313
Other1,6824
Mainline Protestant3352
None2,681-
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: 3
Archuleta County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Archuleta County:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Archuleta County:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

17.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Archuleta County:

16.6%
Colorado:

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

4.3%
State:

9.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Arboles:

51.8%
Colorado:

48.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.9%
Colorado:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Arboles:

28.9
Colorado:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.4%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.3%
Colorado:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Colorado:

6.8

Overweight people:
Arboles:

37.2%
Colorado:

33.3%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
Colorado:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.4%
Colorado:

79.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Arboles, CO Residents

8.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,587 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.13%
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 La Plata County, CO  0.65% ($20,407 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.36% ($34,533)
from Bernalillo County, NM  0.29% ($41,417)


8.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.40%
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 La Plata County, CO  0.96% ($29,925 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.36% ($56,733)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arboles:

  • KIUP (930 AM; 5 kW; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KTNN (660 AM; 50 kW; WINDOW ROCK, AZ; Owner: THE NAVAJO NATION)
  • KKOB (770 AM; 50 kW; ALBUQUERQUE, NM; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KENN (1390 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KHAC (880 AM; 43 kW; TSE BONITO, NM; Owner: WESTERN INDIAN MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KRZE (1280 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: J. THOMAS DEVELOPMENT OF NM, INC.)
  • KNZZ (1100 AM; 50 kW; GRAND JUNCTION, CO; Owner: M B C GRAND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNDN (960 AM; 5 kW; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: BASIN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLLV (550 AM; daytime; 2 kW; BREEN, CO; Owner: DAYSTAR RADIO, LTD.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, 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.)
  • KWUF (1400 AM; 1 kW; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WOLF CREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arboles:

  • K287AA (105.3 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KWUF-FM (106.3 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: WOLF CREEK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCIE (90.5 FM; DULCE, NM; Owner: JICARILLA APACHE TRIBE)
  • KIQX (101.3 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTINGS, LLC)
  • KUTE (90.1 FM; IGNACIO, CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • K210BA (89.9 FM; PURGATORY, ETC., CO; Owner: KUTE, INC.)
  • KRSJ (100.5 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: FOUR CORNERS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K232DA (94.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • K237CR (95.3 FM; HESPERUS, CO; Owner: NATIVE AMERICAN CHRISTIAN VOICE, INC.)
  • KDAG (96.9 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPTE (99.7 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • K249DE (97.7 FM; DURANGO, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • KAZX (102.9 FM; KIRTLAND, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTRA-FM (102.1 FM; FARMINGTON, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKFG (104.5 FM; BLOOMFIELD, NM; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K242AJ (96.3 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • K265DC (100.9 FM; CORTEZ, ETC., CO; Owner: NAVAJO MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K281AC (104.1 FM; MANCOS, CO; Owner: SOUTHWEST COLORADO TV TRANSLATOR. ASSOCIATION)
  • KISZ-FM (97.9 FM; CORTEZ, CO; Owner: WINTON ROAD BROADCASTING CO, LLC)
  • K223AF (92.5 FM; PAGOSA SPRINGS, CO; Owner: PROCLAIMING CHRIST'S LOVE MINISTRIES)

TV broadcast stations around Arboles:

  • K02HM (Channel 2; ALLISON-ARBOLES, CO; Owner: ALLISON TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K09GH (Channel 9; ALLISON-ARBOLES, CO; Owner: ALLISON TV ASSOCIATION)
  • K11BA (Channel 11; ALLISON, CO; Owner: ALLISON TV ASSOCIATION)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Navajo State Rec Area 1.5 Mi Sse (Lat: 37.008889 Lon: -107.409500), Call Sign: WNFD641
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.710 MHz, 154.905 MHz, 155.445 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/2015, Expiration Date: 11/27/2025Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7982, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ARBOLES, 11 Miles North Of (Lat: 37.196111 Lon: -107.475056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WNTM266
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.281 MHz, 928.281 MHzGrant Date: 02/18/2009, Expiration Date: 05/04/2019Registrant: Lockard & White, Inc., 14511 Falling Creek, Ste. 507, Houston, TX 77014, Phone: (979) 220-6996, Fax: (281) 586-0044, Email:
  • ARBOLES, 17.7km North Of (Lat: 37.196111 Lon: -107.475056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPSM390
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.281 MHz, 928.281 MHzGrant Date: 06/19/2001, Expiration Date: 12/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Certifier: Dorothy HudsonRegistrant: Bp Amoco Corporation, 200 East Randolph Dr., Mc 0804, Chicago, IL 60601, Phone: (312) 470-4765, Fax: (312) 856-2558, Email:
  • SANDOVAL, 4 Miles Ne Of Arboles (Lat: 37.100917 Lon: -107.300250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Overall height: 28.3 m, Call Sign: WQFB544, Licensee ID: L00001440
    Assigned Frequencies: 6810.62 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/2016, Expiration Date: 06/07/2026, Certifier: Mike BorregoRegistrant: State Of Colorado, 601 E. 18th Avenue, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Navajo State Recreation Area (Lat: 37.008889 Lon: -107.409500), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WXY900, Licensee ID: L00001440
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 10/01/2014, Expiration Date: 12/14/2024Registrant: State Of Colorado, 601 East 18th Avenue, Suite 250, Denver, CO 80203, Phone: (303) 764-7700, Fax: (303) 764-7764, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0GIO, Licensee ID: L00259798, Grant Date: 03/11/2016, Expiration Date: 05/01/2026, Certifier: John R Ball, Registrant: John R Ball, 130 Eagles Nest, Arboles, CO 81121
  • Call Sign: WA7KSU, Grant Date: 04/04/1996, Expiration Date: 04/04/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/05/2008, Registrant: Robert L Riepel, Box 1714, Arboles, CO 81121
  • Call Sign: KC0HUN, Licensee ID: L00230634, Grant Date: 06/04/2010, Expiration Date: 04/21/2020, Certifier: Ian A Vowles, Registrant: Ian A Vowles, Arboles, CO 81121
  • Call Sign: KC0NME, Licensee ID: L00529910, Grant Date: 07/06/2012, Expiration Date: 06/11/2022, Certifier: Elisabeth C Vowles, Registrant: Elisabeth C Vowles, Arboles, CO 81121
  • Call Sign: KC0NWJ, Licensee ID: L00557615, Grant Date: 08/24/2012, Expiration Date: 08/12/2022, Certifier: Katie C Vowles, Registrant: Katie C Vowles, Arboles, CO 81121

Drinking water stations with addresses in Arboles and their reported violations in the past:

NAVAJO STATE PARK (Population served: 115, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-18-2007 to APR-10-2008)
Most common first names in Arboles, CO among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James386.0 years
Jose357.4 years
Anna274.5 years
Henry269.0 years
John272.5 years
Juan266.5 years
Roy271.6 years
Most common last names in Arboles, CO among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Candelaria579.4 years
Lucero573.6 years
Quintana448.5 years
Good370.0 years
Smith370.7 years
Archuleta253.5 years
Cruz229.5 years
Clark259.6 years
Tishner285.4 years
Walker286.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (63%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Utility gas (10%)
  • Wood (9%)

Arboles compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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