Atwood, Colorado

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Population in 2010: 133. Population change since 2000: -31.8%
Males: 83  (62.6%)
Females: 50  (37.4%)
Median resident age:  49.9 years
Colorado median age:  36.4 years

Zip code: 80722

Estimated median household income in 2013: $62,760 (it was $44,091 in 2000)
Atwood:

$62,760
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,688 (it was $21,772 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $207,103 (it was $87,200 in 2000)
Atwood:

$207,103
CO:

$240,500
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  • Races in Atwood, CO (2010)

    Atwood races chart
    • 12090.2%White alone
    • 118.3%Hispanic
    • 10.8%American Indian alone
    • 10.8%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Atwood: 101.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Atwood, CO collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (42.6%), Irish (27.9%), Italian (13.2%), English (8.1%), Czech (6.6%), French (2.0%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3991 feet

Land area: 3.54 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile   (very low).

Atwood, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Atwood:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atwood CDP:

  • Never married: 9.8%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 43.3%



According to our research of Colorado and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Atwood, Colorado as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Atwood to the number of sex offenders is 133 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,145 (0.5%)

Atwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Greeley, CO (76.8 miles , pop. 76,930).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Aurora, CO (100.2 miles , pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (644.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Merino, CO (2.4 miles ), Sterling, CO (2.5 miles ), Padroni, CO (4.1 miles) , Iliff, CO (4.3 miles ), Hillrose, CO (4.5 miles ), Snyder, CO (4.8 miles) , Fleming, CO (5.0 miles ), Akron, CO (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.55 N, Longitude: 103.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

Atwood household income distribution Atwood home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.6%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (46%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (48%)
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Atwood, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Atwood-area historical tornado activity is above Colorado state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/15/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Atwood place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/10/1975, a category F3 tornado 21.0 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Atwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Colorado state average. It is 5% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 467.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 174.7 miles away from Atwood center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 590.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 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) earthquake occurred 263.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 288.5 miles away from Atwood center
On 2/3/1995 at 15:26:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 339.0 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 Logan County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Atwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Atwood:

  • NORTHEASTERN COLORADO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • LHS HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • STERLING REGIONAL MEDCENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • STERLING LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • STERLING MEDCARE HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • NORTHEAST PLAINS HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; STERLING, CO)
  • DEVONSHIRE ACRES (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; STERLING, CO)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atwood:

  • University of Northern Colorado (about 76 miles; Greeley, CO; Full-time enrollment: 11,469)
  • Aims Community College (about 79 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 3,598)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 88 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Colorado State University-Fort Collins (about 95 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 25,099)
  • Community College of Aurora (about 100 miles; Aurora, CO; FT enrollment: 4,730)
  • Front Range Community College (about 104 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Regis University (about 107 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)

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Logan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

SHADS STEAK HOUSE (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.0%
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.5%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  6.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Atwood compared to Colorado state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.7
Colorado average:

11.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Atwood CDP (based on Logan County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,1363
Mainline Protestant2,56013
Evangelical Protestant2,18618
Other5551
None14,272-
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
Logan County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Logan County:

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.8%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

21.4%
Colorado:

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

13.8%
State:

9.6%

5.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,906 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
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 Weld County, CO  0.44% ($37,567 average AGI)
from Larimer County, CO  0.38% ($21,385)
from Morgan County, CO  0.36% ($28,600)


6.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,717 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
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 Weld County, CO  0.71% ($37,143 average AGI)
to Larimer County, CO  0.61% ($26,929)
to Morgan County, CO  0.42% ($31,138)

Strongest AM radio stations in Atwood:

  • KSIR (1010 AM; 25 kW; BRUSH, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KSTC (1230 AM; 1 kW; STERLING, CO; Owner: ARNOLD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGAB (650 AM; 9 kW; ORCHARD VALLEY, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KHNC (1360 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, CO; Owner: DONALD A. AND SHARON E. WIEDEMAN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Atwood:

  • KPMX (105.7 FM; STERLING, CO; Owner: JMS BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KNNG (104.7 FM; STERLING, CO; Owner: ARNOLD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K203DD (88.5 FM; STERLING, CO; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KBRU-FM (101.7 FM; FORT MORGAN, CO; Owner: ON-AIR FAMILY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Atwood:

  • KUPN (Channel 3; STERLING, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • K44FL (Channel 44; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K46CY (Channel 46; STERLING, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K48DQ (Channel 48; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K50EE (Channel 50; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K52EW (Channel 52; STERLING,S.LOGAN CTY, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K54GJ (Channel 54; STERLING, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K56GL (Channel 56; STERLING, ETC., CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K58GH (Channel 58; STERLING, CO; Owner: BOARD OF LOGAN COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K33FI (Channel 33; AKRON, CO; Owner: BOARD OF WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K43FS (Channel 43; AKRON, CO; Owner: BOARD OF WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K35FI (Channel 35; AKRON, CO; Owner: BOARD OF WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • K41EV (Channel 41; AKRON, CO; Owner: BOARD OF WASHINGTON COUNTY COMMISSIONERS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $732,000Total costs
  • 3,835Total average daily traffic
  • 234Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,639Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • WAYNE JOHNSON, 9mi Se Of Atwood (Lat: 40.454167 Lon: -103.152194), Type: 152.1, Overall height: 151.2 m
    Registrant: 9708675674, Wayne@kftm.Net
  • Wayne Johnson, 9mi Se Of Atwood (Lat: 40.454167 Lon: -103.152194), Type: 152.1, Overall height: 151.2 m
    Registrant: 9708675674, Wayne@kftm.Net

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 40.521639 Lon: -103.301528, Call Sign: KXV954
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • 1 Mi West Of (Lat: 40.548583 Lon: -103.287167), Call Sign: KNAQ392
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.335 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/03/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Action Communications Inc., 315 West 27th Street, Scottsbluff, NE 69361, Phone: (308) 632-7836, Fax: (308) 632-5684, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STERLING SOUTH, 2510 Highway 63 (Lat: 40.476000 Lon: -103.224917), Type: Mast, Structure height: 53.6 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQBJ561
    Assigned Frequencies: 6421.25 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/2004, Expiration Date: 10/20/2014, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:
  • STERLING TWR, 9mi Se Of Atwood (Lat: 40.454167 Lon: -103.152194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 151.2 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQHJ789
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2007, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Certifier: Wayne Johnson
    Registrant: Media Logic LLC, Fort Morgan, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-5674, Fax: (970) 542-5421, Email:
  • STERLING TWR, 9mi Se Of Atwood (Lat: 40.454167 Lon: -103.152194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 151.2 m, Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WQHJ791
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/16/2007, Expiration Date: 04/01/2021, Certifier: Wayne Johnson
    Registrant: Media Logic LLC, Fort Morga, CO 80701, Phone: (970) 867-5674, Fax: (970) 542-1023, Email:
  • ATWOOD, 5.5 Mi Se Of (Lat: 40.476083 Lon: -103.224639), Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: KAB28
    Assigned Frequencies: 4198.00 MHz, 4198.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/04/1998
    Registrant: At&t Corp, 1200 Peachtree St 15w24, Atlanta, GA 30309

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Sterling Municipal Airport (Lat: 40.532194 Lon: -103.229667), Call Sign: WRLB2594, Licensee ID: L00006433
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.39251 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/15/1997, Expiration Date: 10/15/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2002
    Registrant: City Of Sterling, 421 N Fourth St, Sterling, CO 80751

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB0IEP
    Grant Date: 01/15/1991, Expiration Date: 01/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/16/2003
    Registrant: Dave D Medrano Jr, Atwood, CO 80722
  • Call Sign: KB0JCW
    Grant Date: 05/21/1991, Expiration Date: 05/21/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2003
    Registrant: David A Moseley, Rt 1 Box 3 16995 Hwy 6, Atwood, CO 80722
  • Call Sign: KB0KBG
    Grant Date: 03/24/1992, Expiration Date: 03/24/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/25/2004
    Registrant: Joshua L Lambrecht, 16219 Victor Ave, Atwood, CO 80722
  • Call Sign: N0REI, Previous Call Sign: KB0JVH
    Grant Date: 02/18/1992, Expiration Date: 02/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 02/19/2004
    Registrant: Jennifer M Fry, Route 1 Box 7, Atwood, CO 80722

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Atwood

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