Bald Mountain, Colorado

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Population in July 2007: 12,449.
Males: 6,445  (51.8%)
Females: 6,004  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Colorado median age:  34.3 years

Zip code: 80302

Estimated median household income in 2013: $93,405 (it was $72,869 in 2000)
Bald Mountain:

$93,405
CO:

$58,823

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $52,422 (it was $39,415 in 2000)

Bald Mountain CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $465,920 (it was $308,300 in 2000)
Bald Mountain:

$465,920
CO:

$240,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $417,108; Detached houses: $460,882; Townhouses or other attached units: $251,773; In 2-unit structures: $347,068; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $202,718; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $209,359; Mobile homes: $35,478
  • Races in Bald Mountain, CO (2000)

    Bald Mountain races chart
    • 10,84194.8%White alone
    • 2292.0%Hispanic
    • 1601.4%Two or more races
    • 1171.0%Asian alone
    • 400.3%American Indian alone
    • 260.2%Black alone
    • 220.2%Other race alone
    • 30.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bald Mountain: 113.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Land area: 228.4 square miles.

Population density: 54 people per square mile   (very low).

Bald Mountain, Colorado map

For population 25 years and over in Bald Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 97.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bald Mountain CCD:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

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

Bald Mountain CCD:  0.6% ($1,821)
Colorado:  0.7% ($1,132)
Bald Mountain satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Boulder, CO (9.3 miles , pop. 94,673).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northeast Jefferson, CO (24.8 miles , pop. 450,166).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (579.3 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: St. Ann Highlands, CO (1.3 miles ), Sugarloaf, CO (1.3 miles ), Bonanza Mountain Estates, CO (1.7 miles) , Mountain Meadows, CO (1.8 miles ), Gold Hill, CO (2.1 miles ), Tall Timber, CO (2.1 miles ), Crisman, CO (2.2 miles) , Nederland, CO (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 40.00 N, Longitude: 105.43 W

Bald Mountain household income distribution Bald Mountain home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.3%
Colorado:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (24%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Computer and electronic products (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care (3%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Engineers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)
  • Art and design workers (3%)

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

Average climate in Bald Mountain, Colorado

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bald Mountain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Colorado state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/15/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the Bald Mountain place center injured 7 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/22/2008, a category F3 tornado 39.4 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 78 people and caused $147 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bald Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Colorado state average. It is 45% greater 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 413.4 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 165.6 miles away from Bald Mountain center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 513.6 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 392.8 miles away from the city 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 244.3 miles away from Bald Mountain center
On 2/3/1994 at 09:05:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.8 ML, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 345.2 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 Boulder County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 5, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bald Mountain:

  • BOULDER COMMUNITY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; BOULDER, CO)
  • HOSPICE OF MEMORIAL HOSP (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BOULDER, CO)
  • FAMILY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BOULDER, CO)
  • ANAM CHARA HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BOULDER, CO)
  • BOULDER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; BOULDER, CO)
  • MESA VISTA OF BOULDER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; BOULDER, CO)
  • BOULDER GOOD SAM HEALTH CTR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BOULDER, CO)

Amtrak station near Bald Mountain:

  • 9 miles: BOULDER (4401 N. BROADWAY) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bald Mountain:

  • University of Colorado Boulder (about 9 miles; Boulder, CO; Full-time enrollment: 28,328)
  • Colorado School of Mines (about 21 miles; Golden, CO; FT enrollment: 5,507)
  • Front Range Community College (about 23 miles; Westminster, CO; FT enrollment: 14,756)
  • Red Rocks Community College (about 25 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 6,185)
  • Regis University (about 26 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 6,975)
  • Colorado Christian University (about 27 miles; Lakewood, CO; FT enrollment: 2,959)
  • University of Colorado Denver (about 30 miles; Denver, CO; FT enrollment: 14,727)

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Notable locations in Bald Mountain: Jenny Creek Ski Area (A), Hessie Trailhead (B), Corona Trailhead (C), Buckingham Campground (D), Fourth of July Trailhead (E), Pawnee Campground (F), Mount Alto Picnic Area (G), Broken Arrow Ranch (H), Rainbow Lakes Trailhead (I), Rainbow Lakes Campground (J), Glacier Rim Trailhead (K), Sourdough Trailhead (L), Baptist Church Camp (M), Niwot Picnic Area (N), Beaver Valley Estate (O), Crestview Estates (P), Kelly Dahl Campground (Q), Lake Eldora Ski Area (R), University of Colorado Observatory (S), Fourth of July Campground (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bald Mountain include: Saint Rita's Catholic Church (A), Nederland Community Presbyterian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gold Hill Cemetery (1), Salina Cemetery (2), Nederland Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Isabelle (A), Giggey Lake (B), Mud Lake (C), Lost Lake (D), Lake Eldora (E), Jasper Lake (F), Diamond Lake (G), Devils Thumb Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Delonde Creek (A), Coon Track Creek (B), Sherwood Creek (C), Jasper Creek (D), Middle Boulder Creek (E), Gordon Creek (F), Gold Run (G), James Creek (H), Horseshoe Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Bald Mountain include: Eldorado Canyon State Park (1), Walker Ranch Park (2), Betasso Preserve (3), Bald Mountain Scenic Area (4), Buckingham Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.2. This is worse than average.

City:

96.2
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.439. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.439
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 8.43. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.43
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 50.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

50.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 6.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.35
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Colorado:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.9%
Whole state:  63.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  6.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.8%
Whole state:

9.3%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.1%

People in group quarters in Bald Mountain in 2010:

  • 151 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults

Bald Mountain compared to Colorado state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Colorado average:

11.8

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (42%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Solar energy (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bald Mountain CCD (based on Boulder County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic59,24011
Evangelical Protestant28,825101
Mainline Protestant19,12643
Other14,35974
Orthodox7184
None172,299-
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: 45
Boulder County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Boulder County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Colorado:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 68
Boulder County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 287
Here:

9.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.6%
Colorado:

5.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Boulder County:

12.5%
Colorado:

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

12.4%
State:

9.6%

9.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.24%
Colorado average:

9.68%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($634 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.07%
Colorado average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Weld County, CO  0.58% ($37,155 average AGI)
from Denver County, CO  0.58% ($47,402)
from Adams County, CO  0.48% ($38,249)


9.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,338 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.13%
Colorado average:

9.12%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($594 average AGI)
Boulder County:

0.12%
Colorado average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Denver County, CO  1.13% ($37,994 average AGI)
to Weld County, CO  0.82% ($47,909)
to Adams County, CO  0.62% ($39,720)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bald Mountain:

  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KLMO (1060 AM; 30 kW; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: PILGRIM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KVCU (1190 AM; 7 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF CO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KOA (850 AM; 50 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KMXA (1090 AM; 50 kW; AURORA, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRKS (990 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCUV (1510 AM; 25 kW; LITTLETON, CO; Owner: PEOPLE WIRELESS, INC.)
  • KLZ (560 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KPOF (910 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: PILLAR OF FIRE)
  • KHOW (630 AM; 5 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBJD (1650 AM; 10 kW; DENVER, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KCFC (1490 AM; 1 kW; BOULDER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bald Mountain:

  • KRKS-FM (94.7 FM; LAFAYETTE, CO; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF COLORADO, INC)
  • KBCO-FM (97.3 FM; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K229AC (93.7 FM; WARD, CO; Owner: BOULDER COMMUNITY BROADCAST ASSOC., INC.)
  • KBPI (106.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KALC (105.9 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYGO-FM (98.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KFMD (95.7 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXPK (96.5 FM; EVERGREEN, CO; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KRFX (103.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KOSI (101.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXDC (102.1 FM; ESTES PARK, CO; Owner: HIGH PEAK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KUVO (89.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: DENVER EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING)
  • KQMT (99.5 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: ENTERCOM DENVER LICENSE, LLC)
  • KJCD (104.3 FM; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KQKS (107.5 FM; LAKEWOOD, CO; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF COLORADO)
  • KIMN (100.3 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KVOD (90.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC)
  • K209DE (89.7 FM; GOLDEN, CO; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KXKL-FM (105.1 FM; DENVER, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KDJM (92.5 FM; BROOMFIELD, CO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bald Mountain:

  • KUSA-TV (Channel 9; DENVER, CO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KTVD (Channel 20; DENVER, CO; Owner: TWENVER BROADCAST, INC.)
  • KCNC-TV (Channel 4; DENVER, CO; Owner: CBS TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • K47IH (Channel 47; BOULDER, CO; Owner: CHANNEL 20 TV COMPANY)
  • KMGH-TV (Channel 7; DENVER, CO; Owner: MCGRAW-HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDEN (Channel 25; LONGMONT, CO; Owner: LONGMONT CHANNEL 25, INC.)
  • K54DK (Channel 54; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KWGN-TV (Channel 2; DENVER, CO; Owner: KWGN INC.)
  • K17CF (Channel 17; BOULDER, CO; Owner: FULL GOSPEL OUTREACH, INC.)
  • KRMA-TV (Channel 6; DENVER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K44CT (Channel 44; BOULDER, CO; Owner: ROCKY MOUNTAIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K48FW (Channel 48; DENVER, CO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KDVR (Channel 31; DENVER, CO; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KMAS-LP (Channel 63; DENVER, CO; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF STEAMBOAT SPRINGS COLO. LIC. CORP.)
  • K45HH (Channel 45; DENVER, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K28HJ (Channel 28; DENVER, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KCIN-LP (Channel 27; DENVER, CO; Owner: SYNCOM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Bald Mountain on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Professional and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional, scientific, and technical services (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Professional and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Religious workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 highest located cities"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 (80302) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of European first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #70 (80302) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the most full service restaurants in 2005"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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