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Logan County

Population in 2010: 133. Population change since 2000: -31.8%
Males: 72  (54.1%)
Females: 61  (45.9%)

Median resident age:  52.8 years
Colorado median age:  40.6 years

Zip code: 80722

Estimated median household income in 2011: $40,327 (it was $44,091 in 2000)
Atwood:

$40,327
Colorado:

$55,387
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $28,174

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $200,822 (it was $87,200 in 2000)
Atwood:

$200,822
Colorado:

$233,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $178,881; Detached houses: $202,820; Mobile homes: $127,411
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  • White alone - 120 (90.2%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (8.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.8%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Atwood: 97.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.2%), French (10.9%), English (10.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), Czech (3.2%), Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 3991 feet

Land area: 3.54 square miles.

Population density: 38 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Atwood:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Atwood CDP:

  • Never married: 34.3%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 8.2%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 3.7%

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Colorado:  9.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,135 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $440 (0.2%)

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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 ), Fleming, CO (5.0 miles ), Akron, CO (5.2 miles ), Brush, CO (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.55 N, Longitude: 103.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 970

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Colorado:

6.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (56%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (46%)
  • Other services, except public administration (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Atwood-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Colorado state average. It is 80% 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.

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: Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Atwood:

  • STERLING REGIONAL MEDCENTER (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; STERLING, CO)

Political contributions by individuals in Atwood, CO

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Atwood:

  • University of Northern Colorado (about 76 miles; Greeley, CO; Full-time enrollment: 9,984)
  • Aims Community College (about 80 miles; Greeley, CO; FT enrollment: 2,152)
  • Laramie County Community College (about 88 miles; Cheyenne, WY; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Colorado State University (about 96 miles; Fort Collins, CO; FT enrollment: 22,884)
  • Front Range Community College (about 104 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 6,905)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 105 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 11,267)
  • Regis University (about 107 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 5,233)

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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 (Address: 4333 Hwy 63 , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
OVERLAND TRAIL CAFE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 3.3%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Atwood, CO

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.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Atwood travel time to work - commute


Atwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Wood (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Atwood (based on Logan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.33%
Here44.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist Convention
Adherents33.8%12.4%8.1%7.5%6.5%
Congregations12.5%21.9%9.4%3.1%6.3%
NameAmerican Baptist Churches in the USALDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents6.3%4.1%3.9%3.7%13.9%
Congregations3.1%3.1%3.1%3.1%34.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Logan County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.48 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

4.76 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

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

5.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.99 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Logan County:

5.8%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Logan County:

21.4%
State:

18.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

9.6%

7.04% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.04%
Colorado average:

10.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Weld County, CO  0.62% ($20,976 average AGI)
from Morgan County, CO  0.42% ($27,036)
from Cheyenne County, NE  0.41% ($29,000)


7.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Colorado average:

10.03%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Larimer County, CO  0.68% ($36,356 average AGI)
to Weld County, CO  0.66% ($30,068)
to Adams County, CO  0.44% ($31,241)

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)


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

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